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The Poetry of Water Monitors, Volume II

A couple years ago, our beloved (now former) lab manager, Travis Pritchard, decided he saw something special scrawled in “Notes, Observations, and Comments” section of the field data sheets of our volunteer water quality monitors. These monitors visit sites along rivers and steams throughout San Diego, taking readings and collecting water samples, giving each visited …

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Raising The Bar Even Higher In 2016

Wow, what a year Coastkeeper has had. Our water defines our life in San Diego, and ever since two gutsy water lovers took a leap of faith twenty years ago, San Diego Coastkeeper has defined it, too. I’m honored — and beyond thrilled — that I get to join you as the organization’s executive director …

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I’ll See You In The Water

Since I joined San Diego Coastkeeper in 2009, protecting the health of our waters has meant I could pour every ounce of my professional effort into a cause that is deeply, personally meaningful to me and critically important for our region. And every day I work alongside a dedicated staff and board of directors that …

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Education Specialist Job Announcement

San Diego Coastkeeper® seeks an education specialist to support the implementation and promotion of Project SWELL (Stewardship: Water Education for Lifelong Leadership), a hands-on K-6 science and pollution prevention curriculum in San Diego Unified School District. Project SWELL is implemented in partnership with the City of San Diego, Think Blue and San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD). The student population represents …

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Our Waterkeeper Really Loves Water

San Diego Coastkeeper is part of the Waterkeeper Alliance, the fastest growing environmental movement in the world, protecting and restoring fishable, swimmable, drinkable water. Waterkeeper Alliance requires each of its member organizations to have a Waterkeeper, a full-time advocate, who speaks on behalf of the water. Matt O’Malley is San Diego Coastkeeper’s Waterkeeper. We like …

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Two Gutsy Water Lovers Start A Movement of Thousands

We’ve been fighting to protect and restore fishable, swimmable, drinkable water for twenty years now. Here’s a quick look at where we started, where we went and where we’re headed. It all started in 1995 with a staff of two on a mission to combat the chronic pollution of San Diego Bay that transformed a …

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10 Ways to Make A Difference Right Now

Do you feel like making a difference today? We can help. Partner with San Diego Coastkeeper and maximize your impact on fishable, swimmable, drinkable water. Here are ten things you can do right now. 20th Anniversary Shirts In 2015, San Diego Coastkeeper celebrates 20 years of fishable, swimmable, drinkable water in San Diego County. Now …

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