The Protect Monterey County coalition’s voters initiative, “Protect Our Water: Ban Fracking and Limit Risky Oil Operations,” has qualified for the November 2016 presidential election ballot. Thanks for your help in this success! We are now moving into Phase II of the campaign, so please donate, volunteer, host a house party, and endorse on the website.



CSMC is a Transition Initiative

Transitions is a global network of groups committed to building resilient communities by promoting local food, economies, energy and skills.

Our Goals

  • Enable communities to meet new challenges and new opportunities
  • Decrease use of fossil fuels and other non-renewable resources
  • Protect our environment

Our Actions CSMC’s community-based groups provide environmental education and encourage conservation of land, water, and energy; they promote waste reduction, ‘green’ building ordinances, public transportation, community gardens, and more.