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Coastal Resources Inventory

Intertidal Habitat Inventory
Laguna Ocean Foundationís Intertidal Habitats Inventory is a comprehensive assessment of intertidal habitats along the entire Laguna Beach coast. The intensive field work conducted for this inventory led to site-specific mapping of habitat attributes in the intertidal zone. The product, a digitized map that characterizes habitats at the landscape level, provides an important source for decisions relating to management of coastal resources including:
1. Resource management policies appropriate for the City’s General Plan and Local Coastal Program
2. Priorities for restoration and enhancement of intertidal habitats
3. Identification of site-specific visitor management practices
4. Procedures and priorities for oil spill emergency response planning
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