Areas of Special Biological Significance


Under the Phase II Stormwater Permit, Special Protections exist to protect designated Areas of Special Biological Significance.  The following entities have partnered to form the Central Coast ASBS Regional Monitoring Program:

  • City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • City of Pacific Grove
  • City of Monterey
  • County of Marin
  • County of Monterey
  • County of San Mateo
  • Pebble Beach Company
  • Hopkins Marine Station
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Caltrans