California Fisheries Portal Scoping
Strategic Earth provided process design, strategic planning, engagement and communications, facilitation, and project coordination services to support the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), in partnership with the California Ocean Protection Council (OPC). This project convened a series of multi-interest focus groups to inform the design and development of an online California Fisheries Portal as part of the state’s efforts to advance implementation of the Marine Life Management Act (MLMA) 2018 Master Plan.
Client: California Department of Fish and Wildlife (funding by the California Ocean Protection Council)
Project Duration: Winter 2018-Summer 2019
Key Results: Learn end-user needs, perspectives, and feedback on Portal design and function and consider how/if scoping products and outputs can inform next stages in the Portal’s development.
Materials and Outputs: Recommendations summary document to inform Portal development