Protecting Our Region’s Coast, Rivers and Streams

Improving Water Quality & Defending Public Health Since 1999

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Become a member of Orange County Coastkeeper and continue the protection of water resources throughout our region by affirming your support for our five pillars: Education, Advocacy, Restoration, Research & Enforcement.

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Featured Events & News

Looking to Give your Garden a Water-Wise Makeover?

Join us on Wednesday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. in Garden Grove for Coastkeeper’s SmartScape Workshop. Learn how to transform your garden into a sustainable oasis – saving you time, money and water. Dozens of Orange County gardeners will learn how to give their garden a drought-tolerant makeover using low-water, native plants.

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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

What's In Your Water?

January 23, 2019

It’s All About The Community: Our 2018 Annual Report

It doesn’t matter where you look in the world, water is the central life force for all living things. Here in Orange County, we live between two extremes, an abundance…
January 21, 2019

Gardening Smarter with Dave the Tomato Guy

Did you know? The Coastkeeper Garden hosts free workshops and events each month to teach aspiring gardeners tips and tricks on how to garden smarter, not harder.  Workshops in the…
BlogGuest Writers
December 21, 2018

How Jessica Defends Our Marine Protected Areas

Our MPA Watch volunteers help us accomplish our important mission to protect water resources and our local environment. MPA Watch volunteers monitor all human activities in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) including…

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