Protecting Orange County’s Coast, Rivers, and Streams

Improving Water Quality & Defending Public Health Since 1999

Featured Events & News

Monthly Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for some community service hours or want to give back to the environment? Join us for one of our monthly volunteer opportunities!

  • 1st Saturday – San Clemente Beach Cleanup
  • 2nd Saturday- Garden Share
  • 2nd Saturday- Huntington State Beach Cleanup
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Toast the Coast 2018

Mark your calendar for one of the most anticipated Clean Water events of the year!  Join us for an evening of laughs, friends, and fun! We are excited to host this event again at Irvine Improv with the hilarious Rocky Laporte who was recently on NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

Date: September 6, 2018
Time: 6PM

About Coastkeeper

Orange County native Garry Brown founded Coastkeeper in 1999 to protect the local shores and waterways for future generations. We collaborate with the public and private sectors as an advocate for healthy, accessible, and sustainable water resources.

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Donate or Volunteer Today!

Join the swimmable, drinkable, fishable and sustainable mission of Orange County Coastkeeper. Contribute to our active and effective programs by donating or volunteering.


We need your help to accomplish our important mission to protect water resources and our local environment! There are many volunteer opportunities available to meet your interests and time schedule!

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Take a trip to our Garden

Join us at our unique, sustainable garden Wednesday- Saturday.

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Keep up to date with the latest news and events from Orange County Coastkeeper!

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Our Results

Over nearly two decades, Coastkeeper has become an effective and proactive organization that advocates for everyone’s inalienable right to clean water.


# of Children Reached in Whales Program


Pounds of Trash Removed


Square meters of eelgrass planted


Community members engaged in 2017
BlogGuest Writers
May 21, 2018

From WHALES Student to Sustainability Champion

Our WHALES education program introduces thousands of local middle school and high school students to watershed and ecological concepts through in-class exercises and field trips at no cost to schools.…
Guest Writers
March 20, 2018

Foxes on Catalina Island: The Ultimate Come-Back Story

Did you know Catalina Island is home to foxes like Tauchi? In 2006, Dave Ohman wrote a story on these foxes in our Coastkeeper Magazine. Now, we're proud to feature…
March 8, 2018

Meet Our New Water Warrior Legal Intern

How Our Intern Anna Fights for Clean Water! All year round, Orange County Coastkeeper offers competitive legal internships that allow the next generation of environmental lawyers to get hands-on experience…

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