Other Important Issues


What Exactly is a Red Tide?

Coastkeeper Science Advisor Jim Perry sheds some light on a phenomenon occurring up and down the Southern California coast. Jim is the director of the cardiac electrophysiology and adult congenital heart programs at Rady Children’s Hospital, and the co-founder of two chapters of Surfrider Foundation. — What’s the story with Red Tide? Much of the coastline of …

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San Diego Coastkeeper and Partners Featured in Vanity Fair

    We are pretty excited about this recent Vanity Fair feature on ten of California’s Waterkeeper organizations – including San Diego Coastkeeper. Check it out to learn more about our collective mission to protect California’s rivers, lakes, and coastline, especially in the face of new federal threats to environmental protections. We are proud to …

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Fireworks over Water

Fireworks Over Water: We understand the historic nature of and the public’s fondness for fireworks displays and want to ensure those displays occur in a way that doesn’t compromise water quality.   SUMMARY San Diego Coastkeeper understands that fireworks displays are a time honored tradition often used to celebrate such holidays as New Year Eve and …

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Seals at Children’s Pool

Seals at Children’s Pool: A jewel along the La Jolla coastline, Children’s Pool at Casa Beach attracts both human beachgoers and a harbor seal colony, a somewhat contentious gathering.  SUMMARY (updated Nov 9, 2015) Since 2004, Coastkeeper has been engaged with groups and individuals who are involved in the efforts to secure a safe environment …

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