The California coast is a region of unsurpassed beauty and natural
splendor, blessed with an abundance of rich and varied resources.
The coast supports a diversity of plant communities and tens of
thousands of species of insects and other invertebrates,
amphibians, reptiles, fish, birds, and mammals, including numerous
rare and endangered species. From the lush redwood forests of the
north to the wide, sandy beaches of the south, California's
expansive coastline contains many distinct habitats.
More about California's Coastal Resources
- Geography of Coastal Ecosystems
- Ecological Resources
For More Information:
California Ocean and Coastal Environmental Access Network (Cal OCEAN)
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