LandWatch works to enhance Monterey County’s future by addressing climate change, community health, and social inequities in housing and infrastructure.

LandWatch is committed to climate action in Monterey County. We are actively seeking ways to mitigate climate impacts and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Learn more on our ClimateWatch page.

LandWatch is at the forefront of ensuring affordable housing options are available to local families because this also reduces climate and transportation impacts.

Learn more on our HousingWatch page.

LandWatch engages throughout Monterey County and for more than a dozen local cities to ensure climate, water, housing, public safety, and social equity issues are addressed.

Learn more on our CommunityWatch page.

LandWatch’s Recent Actions

Zero Carbon Strategy for the City of Monterey
The City of Monterey developed its Climate Action Plan in 2016, aiming to achieve a 15% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), relative to a 2005 baseline, by 2020 and 80% by 2050. LandWatch and its consultants, EcoDataLab developed a Zero Carbon Strategy for the City. (2.5M PDF) (06.28.22)

LandWatch to Present at Housing Workshop
Join LandWatch and the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership for a workshop in Salinas Valley focused on the Housing Element Update. The event is May 19th starting at 6 PM. The event is free, includes child care, snacks, translation, and resources. (05.13.22)

LandWatch is hosting a virtual event with Monterey-Salinas Transit. It is perfect for those that wish to learn more about how a rapid bus line can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, preserve ecosystems, and promote social equity. The event will be held on Wednesday, August 17th from 12-1 PM. It requires advance registration.