Thanks for Making Huntington Beach Sparkle
For Kids Ocean Day, 1,300 kids and 200 teachers and volunteers spent the morning cleaning up Huntington Beach, preventing over 500 pounds of trash from washing away into our waters. For ocean lovers like us, it was the best day ever.
Thank you to everyone that helped make this event a success. When we stand together for clean oceans, we “sea change” in our environment and community. To join our mission, donate to Kids Ocean Day 2017. Your donation keeps our waters trash-free and helps more kids to connect with their local environment.
Why we can’t stop talking about seahorses
Earlier this month, The California Department of Fish and Wildlife discovered a rare seahorse near an eelgrass restoration site in Upper Newport Bay.
The Pacific Seahorse thrives in eelgrass habitats, and that’s exactly what we’ve been working to cultivate in this area. Last summer, we successfully reached our goal of planting over 1,000 square meters of eelgrass in Upper Newport Bay. With our Eelgrass Restoration Project now in its fifth year, we’re now expanding our efforts to restore Newport Bay with more restoration dates. We recently launced our Living Shorelines Project to naturally buffer against sea level rise and we partner with the City of Newport Beach to assist dock owners with eelgrass mitigation.
Click here to learn more about Coastkeeper’s eelgrass restorations or volunteer this summer.
Become a Member — Get the Magazine & Decal
We invite you to support Coastkeeper as a member, major donor or partner, and be part of the work that keeps our beaches, harbors, rivers and streams clean.
For a limited time, for every donation of $50 or more, you will receive Coastkeeper's high quality magazine that you will want to keep and a Coastkeeper decal. This timeless and tangible copy is all about Orange County and a great way to learn about clean water projects and opportunities in your neighborhood.
Orange County Coastkeeper is Helping the Community Convert Their Landscapes to Low Water Use SmartScapes
If you are just starting with your landscape conversion Coastkeeper is ready to help. We have all the information you need on:
- What rebates and incentives you may qualify for
- How to convert your water thirsty landscape to a SmartScape
- How to maintain it after you do.
Learn more about SmartScape here.
Join our email list to learn about future volunteer opportunities, including our many other OC Coastkeeper events in 2015.