California Dungeness Crab Task Force

Community Engagement, Integrated Communications, Project Management

Strategic Earth assists the California Ocean Protection Council in leading and facilitating a legislatively mandated Dungeness Crab Task Force (DCTF). This body includes commercial and recreational fishing interests, processors, commercial passenger fishing vessels, nongovernmental organizations, the California Department of Fish and Game, and California Sea Grant. Our team manages all aspects of the DCTF operations, including strategic planning, project management and coordination, research and drafting of technical and non-technical reports, and the facilitation of public meetings. 



Client: California Ocean Protection Council
Key Results: Development and release of legislative reports, expanded participation of the Dungeness crab fishing industry in management recommendations.
Materials and Outputs: Meeting agenda and summaries, legislative reports

  • Services

  • Iterative program design, implementation & reporting
  • Policy development and navigation
  • Meeting design and facilitation
  • Relationship building and on-the-ground outreach
  • Materials development & distribution