California Sea Grant


The Coastal Ecosystems Institute of Northern California (CEINC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and interpreting coastal ecosystem science along California’s north coast to ensure vibrant and resilient coastal ecosystems and communities. Formed in 2011, CEINC coordinates the Humboldt Bay Initiative (HBI) and provides nonprofit administration for collaborative projects throughout the north coast to advance communication, collaboration, and conservation through applied science and promoting ecosystem-based management.

Partner List

  • California State Coastal Conservancy
  • City of Trinidad
  • Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation & Conservation District
  • Northern Engineering & Hydrology
  • Trinity Associates