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ReWild Updates: Welcome to our Newest Coalition Member!

Support for ReWild continues to grow! This month, the League of Women Voters of San Diego joined the ReWild coalition, bringing the Coalition to a total of 66 member groups. The League of Women Voters have been supporting informed and active participation in governmental affairs and policy change in San Diego since 1936. We’re excited […]

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City of San Diego Passes Proclamation Declaring Native Plant Week

Thank you to Councilmember Vivian Moreno, Councilmember Joe LaCava, and Mayor Todd Gloria for passing a Proclamation Declaring Native Plant Week in the city of San Diego! Native plants are good for birds and people. And, as the City themselves said, native plants help protect our water quality and increase “the resilience of our coastal […]

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We Need Your Support for ReWild This Wednesday

Last October we helped the City of San Diego acquire the funding and directive needed to create a new land use plan for the ReWild area of concern, with many of the same goals as our Wildest wetlands restoration proposal. Throughout our effort to restore native wetlands in the northeast corner of Mission Bay, we’ve emphasized the benefit of […]

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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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ReWild Coalition Remains Strong, Despite Short-Sighted Council Vote

Sometimes you put your best foot forward, and you still don’t get the result you want. Unfortunately, that’s what happened on Monday at City Hall, as San Diego City Council voted to approve new and extended Campland leases by a 6-3 vote. The new leases will take effect July 1, sidelining wetland restoration in Mission […]

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Statement on San Diego City Council Vote to Approve New and Expanded Campland Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2019 San Diego, Calif.  –  In a 6-3 vote, San Diego City Council voted to approve two new leases for Campland, an RV camping vendor that leases public property in the northeast corner of Mission Bay, despite persistent concerns about water quality, climate resiliency, transparency, accountability, and the necessity of […]

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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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San Diego Natural History Museum Letter Cites Water Quality and Loss of Wetlands

In a letter to Councilmember Jennifer Campbell (D-2) in support of the ReWild Mission Bay campaign, San Diego Natural History Museum president and CEO Judy Gradwohl shared her concern regarding water quality in Mission Bay, expected sea level rise in relation to areas of wetland already lost to development, and the value wetlands posses in […]

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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 […]