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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Emergency Telephone System: 911
24-Hour Vessel Assistance (Fees Involved): 800-367-8222
Californians Turn in Poachers and Polluters: 888-DFG-CALTIP (888-334-2258)


AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES

877-STOP-ANS (877-786-7267)
https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Conservation/Invasives/Quagga-Mussels
www.dbw.ca.gov/boaterinfo/quaggaloc.aspx
 

BOATING FACILITY LOCATOR

www.dbw.ca.gov/maps/facilityindex.asp
 

BOATING SAFETY

Boating Safety Courses, Classes and Laws: www.dbw.ca.gov or 888-326-2822


CLEAN BOATING INFORMATION

Boating Clean and Green Program: 415-904-6905 or www.coast4u.org or www.dbw.ca.gov (click on the “Environment” tab)


HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL INFORMATION, US ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Hazardous Waste, Recycling or Collection Centers: 800-CLEANUP
www.earth911.org
 

MARINE WILDLIFE RESCUE

Humboldt and Del Norte Counties – North Coast Marine Mammal Center: 707-465-6265
Los Angeles County – Fort MacArthur Marine Mammal Care Center: 310-548-5677
Orange County – Pacific Marine Mammal Center: 949-494-3050
San Luis Obispo and Mendocino Counties – Marine Mammal Center: 415-289-7350
Santa Barbara County – Santa Barbara Marine Mammal Center: 805-687-3255
San Diego County – SeaWorld: 800-541-7325
Statewide Whale Rescue Team (distressed whales and dolphins): 877-SOS-WHALES
Ventura County – Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute: 805-567-1505


OIL AND CHEMICAL SPILLS

To Report Oil and Chemical Spills
National Response Center: 800-424-8802 (CH 16)
California Office of Emergency Service: 800-OILS911 (800-645-7911)


REPORTING DEAD MARINE MAMMALS

Del Norte and Mendocino Counties – Humboldt State University Vertebrate Museum (whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, and sea turtles): 707-826-4872
Los Angeles and Orange Counties – Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History (whales and dolphins): 323-585-5105
Monterey County – Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, and sea turtles): 831-755-8650
National Marine Fisheries Service (seals, sea lions and sea turtles): 562-980-4017
Santa Cruz County – Long Marine Laboratory (whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, and sea turtles): 831-459-2883
San Diego County – Southwest Fisheries Science Center (whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, and sea turtles): 858-546-7162
San Luis Obispo through Santa Barbara Counties – Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (whales, dolphins and sea turtles): 805-682-4711, Ext.156
Sonoma County through San Mateo County – California Academy of Sciences (whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, and sea turtles): 415-379-5381
Ventura County – Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute (whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, and sea turtles): 805-567-1506


SEWAGE PUMPOUT

Sewage Pumpout Locations: 800-CLEANUP (800-253-2687) or contact your harbormaster for the most current listings of pumpout stations:
www.dbw.ca.gov
 

SOCIAL MEDIA SITES

www.dbw.ca.gov/OutreachPrograms/