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A Familiar Face Pays Our Wetlands Working Group a Visit

The second half of our virtual monthly Wetlands Working Group meeting on July 22nd had a special guest joining us in the form of the Honorable Todd Gloria, Mayor of the City San Diego, along with Randy Wilde, who now serves as senior policy advisor to the mayor. No stranger to the ReWild Mission Bay […]

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We Need Your Voice at City Hall This Thursday

Perhaps you saw ReWild Mission Bay campaign director Andrew Meyer speaking with the San Diego Green New Deal coalition on Monday, as the coalition called on the City of San Diego to make key improvements to its upcoming Climate Action Plan update. Andrew and the ReWild team also need your support this Thursday, July 15, at 1 p.m. at the July […]

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Complete This Survey from Council President Campbell’s Office for ReWild

The arrival of 2021 finds a new Mayor of San Diego and a new session of San Diego City Council in place, and a number of area councilmembers are sending out surveys to their constituents to gather more information on the most pressing issues in their communities. Mission Bay and our ReWild Mission Bay effort is geographically located […]

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Big Media Week for ReWild Mission Bay

The last 10 days since the Regional Water Quality Control Board’s approval of the city’s proposal to utilize our Wildest wetland restoration plan as the basis for a new planning alternative for northeast Mission Bay have been some of the busiest for the ReWild Mission Bay effort this year. That’s been reflected in the recent media our effort has […]

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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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The Case for a Corner of Mission Bay to Be “Wild”

This piece originally appeared in the O.B. Rag. By John Riedel For centuries, Mission Bay was utilized by the bird populations of Southern California and along the Pacific Flyway as habitat, and by our region’s indigenous Kumeyaay communities for survival. But a great deal has changed in the bay since the arrival of Europeans, particularly in the […]

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Water Quality Control Board Decision on SEP Proposal Oct. 14

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, the Regional Water Quality Control Board will make its final determination on the city’s proposed Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) that would utilize Wildest consideration as mitigation for an earlier sewage spill in Tecolote Creek that affected water quality in Mission Bay. We’d like you and all of our ReWild Mission Bay supporters to comment […]

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Equity Statement Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 27, 2020 Highlighting the historic disservice often done to Indigenous communities, and the frequent inequality in land use application in the establishment of public parks in San Diego, the ReWild Mission Bay Coalition has signed off on a new organizational equity statement intended to recognize the Indigenous history of northeast Mission Bay, and […]

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TODAY: Deadline for Public Comments in Support of SEP Proposal

Today is the deadline to submit your public comments in support of the city’s Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP), undertaken as mitigation for an earlier sewage spill in Tecolote Canyon that affected and contaminated a portion of Mission Bay. If approved, the SEP will, in all likelihood, enable consideration of our “Wildest” wetland restoration proposal at the same level of […]