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City of San Diego Finally Gets Level 2 Drought Alert

City Council approves an elevated drought response--we say enforcement is key to success. 

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Wasting water is no joke. Click here for information on reporting water waste you see in your neighborhood. 

 

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Is Tidepooling Harmful?

Don't be a well-intentioned tidepooler accidentally harming our beaches- learn how to enjoy coastal waters responsibly.

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Project SWELL Presentations

Let us teach your students a lesson about environmental science--free of charge. 

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Teaching with Bugs

Our education coordinator shares easy-to-do lessons that use bugs to teach water quality. 

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Drinking the Birds Away

How does our water supply affect birds? Click to learn what occurs in the Salton Sea. 

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“I Would Vacuum The World!”

Without question, my favorite task as part of the education team at San Diego Coastkeeper is teaching lessons for ProjectSWELL. Project SWELL (Stewardship: Water Education for Lifelong Leadership), a school-based science...

Port Funds $2.5M to Protect Water and Co…

Port Funds $2.5M to Protect Water and Communities

"The San Diego Unified Port District will protect the Tidelands Trust resources by providing economic vitality and community benefit through a balanced approach to maritime industry, tourism, water and land...

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Two Hours: Tell Governor Brown We Need Water Quality Results Faster

This last legislative session was good for California's waters. Our elected officials passed a package of bills to initiate regulation on the use of our overtapped groundwater resources, -- a...

New Classroom Presentations Teach Studen…

New Classroom Presentations Teach Students About Our Most Precious Resource

As this historic drought continues, it’s easy to see how dependent we are on water. Allowing students at a young age to explore the water in their communities creates a...

17th Annual Seaside Soiree Raises $30,00…

17th Annual Seaside Soiree Raises $30,000!

Wow! The Seaside Soiree was a lot of fun and a huge success. It was great to talk to you about your vision for fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters in San...

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2014 Seaside Soiree Auction List: more prizes than you can shake a fish at

This year's Seaside Soiree will feature the following incredible prize packages for auction. If you haven't bought your tickets yet, buy them now here! Food. Drinks. Fishy Dance Moves.September 10, 2014.6pm...

Staying Safe and Staying Green

Welcome to part four of our five part blog series (see part one and two, three and five) on the best ways to enjoy San Diego's very own ASBS and Matlahuayl State Marine Reserve...

Marine Ecology 101

Marine Ecology 101

Welcome to part two of our three part blog series (see part one, three, four and five) on the best ways to enjoy San Diego's very own ASBS and Matlahuayl State Marine Reserve...

Five Ways to Make a Difference

Five Ways to Make a Difference

Looking for an easy way to help improve San Diego's beaches, bays and rivers? Here at San Diego Coastkeeper, we take tremendous pride in our efforts to protect our fishable, swimmable...

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Help us Reach $50,000 for Fishable, Swimmable, Drinkable Water

$15,000 Left to Raise
by December 9

San Diego Coastkeeper launched a fundraising campaign to meet a generous $25,000 challenge from the Stiefel Behner Charitable Fund. Donors have responded with $9,483 of that amount, and we have until December 9 to raise an additional $15,517.

Join the effort and, together, the $50,000 that we raise will go to programs to conserve water in San Diego County during this historic drought and train the next generation of pollution prevention and water leaders.

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Stiefel Behner Charitable Fund trustees Cathy Stiefel and Keith Behner have long supported San Diego Coastkeeper. Their passion for clean water and education pointed them to an interest in Project SWELL, our K-6 hands-on water and pollution prevention curriculum. Thanks to their generosity, San Diego Coastkeeper launched an initiative in 2014 to visit every school in San Diego with inquiry-based lessons. We will teach the teachers and provide free lessons and materials, and students will embark on a journey of discovery that could lead to a Coastkeeper internship, a future in science, or just greater awareness of the world around them. Cathy serves on the organization's board of directors, and she and Keith are valued members of the Coastkeeper family.

Join them today with a donation to our environmental education programs, and help us reach our $25,000 fundraising goal!

 

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