Defending Clean Water in Orange County

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

Happy Earth Month!

We are partnering with Golden Road for a month-long clean-up to ensure our communities stay clean and beautiful. Golden Road will donate $5 of each purchase through the month of April.

Kids Ocean Day Art Contest 2021

This year, we’re holding an art contest to commemorate Kids Ocean Day since we can’t be together in person. The contest is open to students in classes signed up for our Kids Ocean Day Virtual Assembly program and students can submit original artwork in the form of:

🎨 Drawings

🎨 Paintings

🎨 Digital Illustrations

🎨 Art Made From Trash

🎨 Sculpture

🎨 Weaving

Learn more about how you can participate.

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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 Students Reached Through Education Programs


Pounds of Trash Removed


square meters of eelgrass restored


Community members engaged in 2017

What's In Your Water?

February 19, 2021

What I Learned During my Time as an Intern at Coastkeeper

By Hannah Del Barto   When I first landed my internship for the restoration program at Coastkeeper, my intention was to get lots of hands-on experience – helping at the…
February 9, 2021

The Most Trash our Education Coordinator has Ever Seen…

By Cristina Robinson As the Education Coordinator at OC Coastkeeper, I have learned so much about how to be a better steward of my local watershed and environment, and love…
January 13, 2021

Safe Boating and Fishing Practices

By Hayden Vega Boating and fishing are some of the most popular ways that people enjoy their local waterways. Unfortunately, unsafe habits like littering and dumping while on the water…