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The Power of Confluence

  We don’t have big rivers. (Head nod to San Diego River Park Foundation, The Escondido Creek Conservancy and their brethren.) We don’t have big rivers like Pittsburgh. For four and a half days recently, Matt and I communed with more than 600 clean water advocates at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers in Pittsburgh. These …

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Allow us to Introduce our 2014 Coastal Champions

It’s a challenge that we accept every World Oceans Day–it’s never easy and it gets harder every year. But it’s a challenge we hold close to our heart anyway. What is it, you might ask? It’s the selection of our Coastal Champions, whom we honor each year in June. Please take a moment to read …

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Tank that Leak: A Quick Fix to Save Water

“Fix A Leak Week” ended. I’m pretty sure that some of us still have a leak or two that can be fixed, though, and that will save thousands upon thousands of gallons of water. So, in the spirit of experiential learning and full transparency, I bring you: my toilet. San Diego Coastkeeper offers free dye …

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Water Monitor Poetry

We pride ourselves on our volunteers. Not only do they collect crucial information about our waters throughout San Diego County, but they are also poets, and they don’t even know it.  I took their comments from water monitoring data sheets and found myself with a beautiful poem that I’d like to share with you. More …

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Delectable: A Barons Market Taste for Coastkeeper

Attention, San Diego! Do you like fishable, swimmable, drinkable water? What about craft beer? All-natural foods? Local businesses? We’re hoping most of you are shouting, “Yes!” when you read these questions. We certainly do, and cordially invite you to participate in our Facebook contest to win a spot at Delectable: A Barons Market Taste for …

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What’s Your ________able?

SPONSOR Every business and every worker in San Diego needs a clean, realiable water supply to thrive. That’s why we take our corporate sponsorships very seriously. If you’re looking to integrate your brand into an environmental event or find a local cause to rally with, we’ve got creative ideas, myriad opportunities and responsive followers. Learn …

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10 Clean Water Resolutions for the New Year

It’s nearly the New Year: what goals will you set to be the best You possible? In our quest to protect and restore fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters in San Diego County, we think about clean water goals every day. We share with you our approach on high-level policy and long-term projects that take decades …

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Get Involved Today–Inland Trash and MPA Watch

Did you read our Annual Report? If so, we hope you enjoyed it- and if you are still wondering how you can get involved with Coastkeeper this year, look no further. Starting this fall, Coastkeeper will launch two new volunteer programs complete with training dates, as well as flexible scheduling: Inland Trash Assessment and MPA …

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