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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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Virtual ReWild Events This Month

We all know February is shy on days, but most years our annual Love Your Wetlands Day keeps February busy for ReWild Mission Bay. Unfortunately, since the COVID-19 pandemic remains a fact of life, we’ve had to replace Love Your Wetlands Day at Kendall-Frost Marsh with a series of digital options, but we’re confident you’re going […]

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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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A Busy, Consequential Year for ReWild Mission Bay

In no small measure, 2019 was a big year for the ReWild Mission Bay campaign. Over the last 12 months we’ve built some political acumen in spite of setbacks at City Hall, and we continue to add partners to one of the most impressive conservation coalitions in San Diego. In fact, during in the last six […]

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Restoring Wetland Habitat May Help Reverse “Staggering” Extinction Rate for Birds

With the state’s recent bout of wildfires in October, you may have missed a pair of landmark studies released to the public around that same time, detailing a calamitous decline in bird populations and the increased threat of extinction to hundreds of birds due to our warming climate. One of the reports is from the Cornell Lab […]

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Note to Our ReWild Coalition Allies and Supporters

We wanted to say thank you again for joining us at San Diego City Hall on Monday for the council vote on new RV camping leases in the northeast corner of Mission Bay. We also want to say thank you again to all of our amazing coalition supporters, including Citizens Coordinate for Century III (C3), […]

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ReWild Mission Bay Media Round-Up

We’ve compiled active news and related media links that mention or feature the ReWild Mission Bay campaign over the last several weeks. Despite some good reporting our friends at KUSI have, regrettably, yet to make their recent stories and packages on the ReWild Mission Bay effort available on-line. TV and Radio: San Diego City Council […]

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Extending Camping Lease Will Needlessly Delay Restoration of Mission Bay

By Mike Laude The ocean drew us, almost 40 years ago, to San Diego. And every year, millions come to San Diego for the same reason we did. Clean water and the abundance of sea life is the lifeblood of San Diego, and the engine of our economy. Like most people who spend a good […]

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Climate Action Campaign and San Diego Coastkeeper Join Chorus of Opposition to Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2019 San Diego, Calif.  –  Two San Diego-based environmental organizations, San Diego Coastkeeper and Climate Action Campaign, have signed onto the ReWild Mission Bay letter of opposition to a pair of proposed leases for Campland On the Bay in the northeast corner of Mission Bay. Approval of the leases will […]

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An End-Run Around the Public Planning Process

By Chris Redfern From remarks before the Land Use and Housing Committee meeting on June 12, 2019. On behalf of my organization and the ReWild Mission Bay coalition, we urge you to NOT approve these lease agreements, and instead slow this process down and provide the community and stakeholders the opportunity to participate in decisions […]