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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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ReWild Mission Bay Summer 2020 Update

We hope you’re enjoying your summer and staying safe and healthy. Even as the pandemic persists, we’re meeting virtually with policymakers and candidates, bringing new organizations into the ReWild Coalition, and we can now reveal a new opportunity to ensure consideration of the ReWild Mission Bay “Wildest” proposal by the city. But as always, we need […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Allocate Money to Mission Bay Golf Course?

This piece originally appeared in Times of San Diego. By Chuck Dunning In golf, I’m what you call a “hacker,” in that I’m a golfer with a handicap north of 30. Despite this, I like to get out with friends to chase the ball around and share the grief, and we enjoy playing at Mission Bay Golf […]

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Sierra Club on the Proposed Funding of Mission Bay Golf Course Projects in the 2021 City Budget

By George Courser and Dr. Peter Andersen Councilmembers and Staff, Sierra Club San Diego is obligated to bring to your attention the proposed budget items (sparsely) outlined on pages 114 and 115 of the Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Improvement Budget. Here we find two unfortunate examples of the City of San Diego financially underwriting the golf […]

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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 […]