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San Diego Releases Draft of 2021 Climate Action Plan

An article in the Voice of San Diego this week covers the proposed 2021 Climate Action Plan for San Diego, and how Mayor Todd Gloria intends to reach net zero emissions by 2035. Promises include transitioning buildings to run on electricity rather than gas. The article also mentions a new target of this plan: to […]

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ReWild In The News

ReWild Mission Bay has been in the news a lot recently. Here’s a rundown of some of the exciting stories we’ve been a part of. Dr. Ben, from the SD Pediatricians for Clean Air, just posted this blogpost Saving Our Wetlands: A Climate Solution To Improve Community Health on Climate for Health, highlighting the mental […]

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Orange Co. Oil Spill Highlights Critical Need for Restoration of Tidal Salt Marshes at Mission Bay

The news about the oil spill that began last Saturday, Oct. 2nd, in Orange County continues to be grim. So far it’s resulted in up to 144,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into the waters off Huntington Beach, making it the worst offshore oil spill in California in at least 30 years. One of our […]

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We Must Protect and Bring Back California’s Coastal ‘Blue Carbon’ Areas

California is famous for beaches and craggy shorelines that draw visitors from around the world and fuel local economies. The coastal wetlands, seagrass meadows and kelp forests that also dot our coastline are perhaps less famous but are equally vital to our state. These aquatic gardens provide food and shelter for fish and birds, improve water […]

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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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We Need Your Voice at City Hall This Thursday

Perhaps you saw ReWild Mission Bay campaign director Andrew Meyer speaking with the San Diego Green New Deal coalition on Monday, as the coalition called on the City of San Diego to make key improvements to its upcoming Climate Action Plan update. Andrew and the ReWild team also need your support this Thursday, July 15, at 1 p.m. at the July […]

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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, […]