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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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Webinar Highlights Similar, and Successful, ReWilding Effort in Santa Barbara County

ReWild Mission Bay, in conjunction with the UC San Diego Natural Reserve System, Citizens Coordinate for Century III (C3), and the San Diego Audubon Society (SDAS), presented a webinar this past Tuesday, Feb. 9, that detailed a successful “rewilding” project on the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) campus, in which a disused oceanside golf course along […]

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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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Unanimous Vote by Regional Water Quality Control Board in Support of SEP Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 14, 2020 In a unanimous decision following two hours of public testimony, the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board voted 6-0 in favor of a Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) that will enable the ReWild Mission Bay “Wildest” plan for wetland restoration in northeast Mission Bay to be considered at the same […]

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As the World Terns: Help Us Keep California Least Tern Nesting Sites Safe

As the pandemic continues and physical distancing remains a necessity, fewer humans are visiting popular outdoor destinations, including our beaches. As a result, we’re reaching out to enforcement agencies about something they may have never experienced or expected to see on the job: endangered species in heavily-used public spaces. In Mission Bay, endangered California Least […]

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ReWild Coalition Media Event at City Hall

WHEN: Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 8 a.m. WHERE: San Diego City Hall at Civic Center Plaza, 202 West C St., San Diego, CA 92101 WHAT: Members of the ReWild Mission Bay coalition, including Climate Action Campaign, Surfrider, San Diego Audubon, Sierra Club, local businesses, faith organizations, and labor unions, will speak outside San Diego City […]

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San Diego Audubon Welcomes New Executive Director Travis Kemnitz

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 11, 2020 San Diego, Calif. – The San Diego Audubon Society is pleased to announce Travis Kemnitz has been hired as the organization’s new executive director, successfully concluding a lengthy, comprehensive recruitment process. Kemnitz takes over from long-time San Diego Audubon executive director Chris Redfern, who recently relocated with his family to […]

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The Search Has Ended – Travis Kemnitz is San Diego Audubon’s New Executive Director

By David Stump Chair, San Diego Audubon Society Board of Directors When San Diego Audubon executive director Chris Redfern gave notice his family was moving to Boston, we were faced with the challenge of finding a replacement who could build on Chris’ 14-year legacy with the organization, and help us achieve the next level of […]

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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 […]