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Fox5 San Diego: Restoring Wetlands in Mission Bay

By Jaime Chambers, originally aired 6/14/16 on Fox5 San Diego SAN DIEGO — The last residents of the De Anza Cove trailer park have been ordered out of their homes, and now city officials are trying to decide what to do with 170 acres of wetlands in the northeast corner of Mission Bay. The Audubon Society is vying for a […]

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Now available: Meeting #1 Summary Report and Existing Conditions Report

Two additional reports are now available on the ReWild Mission Bay “Resources” section: Existing Conditions Report: This report investigates the following question: What are the current access, recreation, land forms, wildlife, water quality, and other conditions like in the ReWild Mission Bay Planning Area? These “existing conditions” (along with information gleaned from the Historical Ecology […]

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San Diego Union Tribune: Golf course could be environmental marvel

“Iconic Mission Bay course could be transformed as part of wetlands effort” by David Garrick, published on 4/2/16 by the San Diego Union Tribune SAN DIEGO — Mission Bay Golf Course, known for being the county’s only lighted course and the place where Tiger Woods won a Junior World title, might soon be on the […]

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CBS8 News: Rewilding project to restore Mission Bay Wetlands

By Richard Allyn, originally aired 3/16/16 on CBS8 San Diego   SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – A vision is coming together to help restore the wetlands of Mission Bay. The Rewilding Project would help bring back up to 170 acres of wetlands. Decades ago, Mission Bay originally boasted 4,000 acres of salt marsh at the […]

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ReWild MB’s Rebecca Schwartz profiled in the San Diego Union Tribune

“Back to the wild on Mission Bay” By Deborah Sullivan Brennan, published on 3/11/16 by the San Diego Union Tribune More than a century and a half ago, Mission Bay began its transformation from a wilderness of wetlands to the man-made recreation complex we know today. Rebecca Schwartz is working to coax a corner of […]

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SD Community Newspaper Group: Things get ReWild as Pacific Beach Town Council gets Audubon’s updates

By Dave Schwab, published on 2/25/16 by the San Diego Newspaper Group In February, Pacific Beach Town Council was updated on plans to resurrect Mission Bay wetlands and fight alcohol-related and other crimes along the beachfront. Town council also heard from a Mission Beach bike rental operator, who plans to take his fight against DecoBike […]

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San Diego Union Tribune: Restored marshes key to coming Mission Bay changes

“City, environmentalists aim to turn back the clock” By David Garrick, published on 2/13/16 by the San Diego Union Tribune SAN DIEGO — San Diego’s iconic Mission Bay Park is on the verge of a partial transformation that aims to enhance its recreational appeal while also helping fight climate change, sea level rise and water […]

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San Diego Reader: 40 acres and a dream for Mission Bay

Kendall-Frost Marsh isn’t as big as it should be by Dave Rice, published 2/1/2016 by the San Diego Reader A January 30 open-house event provided community members, students, and a handful of interested passers-by a rare glimpse into a piece of land on the edge of Mission Bay that contains the last bit of natural […]

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Rebecca Schwartz Selected for De Anza Restoration Planning Committee

Schwartz’s committee role provides vital communication link for Mission Bay revitalization efforts San Diego, January 25, 2016 – San Diego Audubon announces that its Conservation Program Manager Rebecca Schwartz has joined nine representatives to form the De Anza Ad Hoc Committee of the Mission Bay Park Committee, which informs City of San Diego’s De Anza […]

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Times of San Diego: San Diegans Invited to ‘Love Your Wetlands Day’

Published on 1/22/16 by the Times of San Diego. Nature lovers of all ages are invited to the 10th annual “Love Your Wetlands Day” at the Kendall Frost Marsh in Pacific Beach, Mission Bay’s only remaining marsh, on Jan. 30. Love Your Wetlands Day features six hours of interactive activities, guided tours, games, raffles, and […]