On Tuesday afternoons throughout April, our advocacy and outreach teams connected with our communities and reflected on our relationship with water in our region. With support from Hunter Industries and Pure Project Balboa Park, we celebrated Earth Month with a series of educational happy hours exploring our waters’ past, present, and future.
Meet Beach Cleanup Intern Anna Cilley and read about her first time hosting a beach cleanup in Mission Beach with San Diego Coastkeeper’s marine program.
On Thursday, February 17, the City of San Diego’s Stormwater Department gave an update on their work developing a long-term funding strategy for stormwater at the Environment Committee meeting. This update shared favorable polling data and reiterated the enormous need for a ballot measure to create a dedicated funding source for clean water.
Each year, hundreds of visitors repeatedly touch, pet, take selfies with, pick up, and disturb California sea lions at Boomer’s Beach and Point La Jolla in San Diego. San Diego Coastkeeper’s advocacy team recently submitted a letter to the Mayor of San Diego and the City Council urgently requesting that the City of San Diego take immediate action to curb the frequent, illegal harassment and disturbance of these animals.
What watershed are you in? Find out using our interactive Explore Your Watershed map. Everyone lives in a watershed, and it’s essential to know which one you live in. Knowing your watershed can tell you more about where your water comes from and where it flows to.
We recently launched a one-of-a-kind science program in partnership with Groundwork San Diego – Chollas Creek and Outdoor Outreach engaging Black, Indigenous, (and) People of Color (BIPOC) students in year-long environmental science education, outdoor recreation, and workforce training.
On Thursday, November 18, the City of San Diego’s Stormwater Department presented a year-end report and a funding strategy update. Their overall message reemphasized the enormous need for a dedicated funding source. This update sets the stage for San Diego’s fight for clean water to continue in 2022.
San Diego Coastkeeper recently received a coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s top charity evaluator. Coastkeeper earned the highest possible rating due to our continued demonstration of strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.
San Diegans learn how to use rainwater tanks, greywater systems, and thoughtful landscaping to create beautiful, climate-resilient neighborhoods.
For the last 40 years, state and local water agencies have preached water conservation to Californians. They created drought-tolerant demonstration gardens, funded low-flow toilet replacements, subsidized artificial turf installations, supported high-efficiency plumbing fixtures and appliance requirements, ran school education and public information campaigns, and much more.