The Salinas Valley is geographically striking, and is as impressive in its own was as Carmel Valley and Big Sur. It’s one of the wonders of Monterey County. It also contains the most economically productive agricultural land in the world. The tiny Salinas Valley produces almost 10% of all of the agricultural production of the entire State of California. The planning issues affecting the Salinas Valley are many. Above all, the Salinas Valley is threatened by growth pressures from both North and South. LandWatch is working hard to make sure that this priceless.
The following geographies and topics include both current and archived projects that are featured in the Salinas Valley section and can be accessed on this summary page or on the right navigation menu: