California tribes will manage, protect state coastal areas


              FILE - Remnants of discarded abalone, mussel and other shellfish that hold clues to an ancient human diet lie on a sand dune in San Miguel Island, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009. The California Ocean Protection Council voted Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, to provide $3.6 million to support the Tribal Marine Stewards Network, a collaboration between five coastal tribes and state government to protect marine ecosystems. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
            
              FILE - Sea lions are shown on the northwest coast of San Miguel Island, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009. The California Ocean Protection Council voted Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, to provide $3.6 million to support the Tribal Marine Stewards Network, a collaboration between five coastal tribes and state government to protect marine ecosystems. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
California tribes will manage, protect state coastal areas