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Surfrider: Heavy fines will help keep California beaches public

The public should be celebrating the California Coastal Commission’s decision to fine the Campland on the Bay and Mission Bay RV Resort park owner for illegally blocking beach access. Even though privatizing California’s public beaches is illegal, the unfortunate truth is that coastal property owners will always attempt to limit beach access. Read more here.

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Coastal Commission supports the importance of public access and preserves the roadmap for publicly-accessible wetland restoration in the ReWild area

At their Thursday meeting, the Coastal Commission strongly supported the right of the public to access our shared shoreline, penalizing the company running two RV campgrounds in the northeast corner of Mission Bay for blocking public access in several ways for many years. The Coastal Commission required the company to pay a $250,000 fine and […]

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Reconnecting the People, Plants and Animals of the Kendall-Frost Marsh with an Exciting New Grant

San Diego Audubon, in partnership with Native Like Water, Renascence, the UC Natural Reserve System, and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, have been awarded a Honda Marine Sciences Foundation grant to bring conversations with Kumeyaay leaders to the center of our access advocacy in the northeast corner of Mission Bay.  This grant will help […]

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A Familiar Face Pays Our Wetlands Working Group a Visit

The second half of our virtual monthly Wetlands Working Group meeting on July 22nd had a special guest joining us in the form of the Honorable Todd Gloria, Mayor of the City San Diego, along with Randy Wilde, who now serves as senior policy advisor to the mayor. No stranger to the ReWild Mission Bay […]

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Update on De Anza Permits and Enforcement Actions

In mid-May, the Coastal Commission was set to review Campland’s coastal development permit for redevelopment at De Anza Point, a process which we believed needed revisions due to its lack of environmental analysis and water quality protection measures, and potential to preclude planning efforts in the area. The Coastal Commission staff included eight recommendations in their report, […]

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Webinar: The Restoration of Native Habitat and ReWilding of Devereux Creek

Thanks to the UC Natural Reserve System, Citizens Coordinate for Century III (C3), and the San Diego Audubon Society for partnering with ReWild Mission Bay for the first of our two Love Your Wetlands Day webinars this month, as we welcomed Dr. Lisa Stratton, director of ecosystem management with the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration […]

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The Future is Now: King Tides and Climate Resiliency Webinar

Register now to join ReWild Mission Bay and San Diego Audubon for our next Love Your Wetlands Day webinar this Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 6:30 p.m. as we debut “The Future is Now,” a new video from the California King Tides Project on the impacts of king tides on the California coast over the last several years, […]

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Congratulations and Welcome to Mayor Todd Gloria

Congratulations to San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria, who took office this past Thursday as San Diego’s 37th mayor. Congratulations as well to the five new members of San Diego City Council, including Joe LaCava (District 1), Stephen Whitburn (District 3), Marni von Wilpert (District 5), Raul Campillo (District 7), and Sean Elo-Rivera (District 9). We […]

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Big Media Week for ReWild Mission Bay

The last 10 days since the Regional Water Quality Control Board’s approval of the city’s proposal to utilize our Wildest wetland restoration plan as the basis for a new planning alternative for northeast Mission Bay have been some of the busiest for the ReWild Mission Bay effort this year. That’s been reflected in the recent media our effort has […]

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San Diego Must Protect and Restore Vital Mission Bay Wetlands

By Anahí Méndez Earth has experienced numerous changes throughout its planetary history, and variations in our climate are not unusual. But according to NASA and other scientific organizations, the transformation our climate is currently undergoing, borne out by the severity of wildfires which continue to ravage our state, is occurring at an unprecedented rate. It […]