Twenty Years of Defending Clean Water in Orange County

Protecting Our Region’s Coast, Rivers and Streams Since 1999

Featured Events & News

Celebrate 20 Years of Clean Water at "Toast the Coast"

September 12, 2019

Coastkeeper invites you to join us as we “Toast the Coast” for clean water. Bring your family and friends for a fun night of entertainment from comedian Erica Rhodes and musician Steven Solomon. This annual fundraising event helps fund our programs for months to come.

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Learn to safeguard your home from wildfires!

At our FireScape workshop, you will learn how to protect your home by creating a defensible landscape that is less likely to ignite. We will highlight simple steps to fire management including the how-to’s on creating a defensible space around your home with landscaping elements and techniques.

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Coastal Cleanup Day

Help us celebrate the 35th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day. Grab your friends and family and take a stance against trash. Click the button below to register for this exciting event!

Coastal Cleanup Day 2019!

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 Students Reached Through Education Programs


Pounds of Trash Removed


square meters of eelgrass restored


Community members engaged in 2017

What's In Your Water?

July 25, 2019

A Treasure Hunt in the Coastkeeper Garden

Our Coastkeeper Garden is full of surprises and treasures everywhere you turn. Did you know that we have our very own geocache? Geocaching is a global treasure hunt that utilizes…
July 15, 2019

Orange County Water District Board Member Opposes Poseidon

Last month, Kelly Rowe, Certified Hydrogeologist and Orange County Water District (OCWD) Board Member expressed his position on the Poseidon desalination plant at the Regional Water Board meeting. Rowe says…
July 10, 2019

Looking Back: A Kayak Adventure in the Santa Ana River

Did you know the Santa Ana River, right here in Orange County, is a living, lush and beautiful river? In many places, it looks as natural as it did back…

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