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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 […]

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A Big Day, and a Big Win, for ReWild Mission Bay

Yes, you could say it’s a big deal. Following two hours of supportive public testimony on Wednesday, the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board voted in a unanimous 6-0 decision to approve a proposed Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) that will enable, at last, the “Wildest” plan for wetland restoration in northeast Mission Bay to be considered […]

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Another Memorable Love Your Wetlands Day

Thanks to everyone who stopped by Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve last Saturday, Feb. 1st, for the 15th annual Love Your Wetlands Day, presented by San Diego Audubon and the UC Natural Reserve System. Over 450 of our San Diego neighbors joined us at three locations around the marsh for a day of exploration, education, and conservation, including walks […]

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Love Your Wetlands Day Is This Saturday

We’re just a few hours away from the 2020 Love Your Wetlands Day, our annual celebration of Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve along Mission Bay, happening Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you haven’t already registered to attend, make plans now to join San Diego Audubon and the UC Natural Reserve System for our 15th […]

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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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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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Restore Native Wetlands and Reject Short-Term Fixes

By Jim Peugh The last several years have seen a deluge of news about infrastructure in San Diego. Whether it’s the future of the stadium site in Mission Valley, the extension of the San Diego Trolley blue line to UCSD, or the push among urbanists to revolutionize housing in our city, refining our development footprint […]

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ReWilding Mission Bay Will Restore a Wildly Beautiful Resource

By John Heatherington I was fortunate to have been born in San Diego, and raised on the eastern shoreline of Mission Bay. When I was a child, east Mission Bay appeared to me as a vast, wildly beautiful salt marsh. Millions of birds of every description seemed to fill the sky, from tiny terns to […]

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Support ReWild at the Mission Bay Park Committee on June 4th

A few weeks ago we said we were arriving at a point where votes would be cast and decisions made about our bay and our park. That time is now. Let city officials know you support ReWild Mission Bay – and that you oppose backroom deals.  We need you this Tuesday, June 4, at 6 […]