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

Environmental Justice Issues Raised on Water
The Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency is about to make decisions related to how fixing overdrafted groundwater basins will disproportionately impact disadvantaged communities. LandWatch urges equity. (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 Supports Restoration Plan
LandWatch supports the Carmel River Floodplain Restoration Plan, which goes before the Coastal Commission in June 2022. This project will achieve multiple flood control benefits through floodplain restoration in a coastal area of Monterey County that provides public access to all. (06.04.22)