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

CSUMB Final Environmental Impact Released
The Final Environmental Impact Report for the CSUMB is released for final review and comment for its proposed campus expansion. LandWatch will review and look for our suggested corrections to the greenhouse gas (GHG) analysis. (05.13.22)

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 Comments on County General Plan
LandWatch notes that the County has made some progress on implementing the General Plan, but must put resources toward completing it. For example, over 70 policy categories identified, 28 are under development, including the DES, and 43 have no schedule. (03.05.22)