About

Orange County Coastkeeper

What We Do

Our mission is to protect the region’s water resources so they are swimmable, drinkable and fishable for present and future generations.

Our History

Orange County Coastkeeper was founded in 1999, but the “Keeper” concept dates back to a 19th-century English tradition of protecting streams and assuring that the waters were healthy.

Our People

Our diverse staff is dedicated to protecting waters in Orange County through education, advocacy, restoration, research, enforcement and sustainability.

Our Transparency

Orange County Coastkeeper is a proud recipient of GuideStar’s 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency and carries a four-star rating from Charity Navigator.