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In the Midst of the Pandemic, Our Effort Continues

As we’ve learned over the last several weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has thoroughly altered our daily lives, and profoundly affected our normal course of business and advocacy. While we navigate this unusual moment in modern history and maintain physical distancing, we’re continuing our work from home as best we can. We’re still reaching out to elected […]

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San Diego Labor, Faith, and Public Health Watchdog Organizations Join ReWild Coalition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 10, 2019 San Diego, Calif. – The San Diego Audubon Society, with significant input from the ReWild Mission Bay Coalition, is pleased to announce five new community organizations have either joined our coalition, or submitted letters of support in our effort to restore native wetlands in northeast Mission Bay over the past month, […]

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San Diego Audubon Secures Key Concessions on De Anza Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 9, 2019 San Diego, Calif. – The San Diego Audubon Society with significant input from the ReWild Mission Bay Coalition are pleased to announce an agreement with Campland and the City of San Diego that guarantees a pair of key components as part of Campland’s expanded leases in northeast Mission Bay: The new […]

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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 […]