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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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Join Us Monday at City Council to Support Wetlands, Wildlife and Clean Water

On Monday, the full San Diego City Council will consider two lease proposals in the northeast corner of Mission Bay that could preclude meaningful wetland restoration for years to come. If there was a single day the ReWild Mission Bay campaign needed your presence more than any other, this Monday is it. We need you beginning at 12:30 […]

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Thank You Councilmember Moreno

We wanted to extend a special thanks to Councilmember Vivian Moreno (D-8), chair of the Land Use and Housing Committee, who was the lone, courageous vote of dissent in the committee’s 3-1 decision on June 12 to approve the proposed De Anza lease recommendations in northeast Mission Bay. Let Councilmember Moreno know you appreciate her vote by sending […]

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Three Things You Can Do to Help ReWild Mission Bay, Right Now

With last week’s vote by the city’s Land Use and Housing Committee to recommend new Campland leases in the northeast corner of Mission Bay, ReWild Mission Bay supporters have been asking, “What can I do?” The answer is – a lot. We need you. Here are three things you can do to help ReWild Mission Bay, […]

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Statement on Land Use and Housing Committee Recommendations for Lease Approvals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2019 San Diego, Calif.  –  Members of the ReWild Mission Bay coalition continue to note their disappointment with the City of San Diego’s Land Use and Housing Committee recommendation to extend the lease of the current Campland site in the northeast corner of Mission Bay by five years, thereby precluding […]

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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 […]

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De Anza Point is the Key to ReWilding Mission Bay

As you might have seen in Jim Peugh’s piece in Times of San Diego this weekend, ReWild Mission Bay’s feasibility study demonstrates that a plan to increase the volume of wetlands in the northeast corner of Mission Bay is not only feasible, but is the most cost-effective option for the city when sea level rise and […]