Heal the Bay Blog

A huge thank you to Juli Gallagher and her Girl Scouts Troop 237 for donating $500 to Heal the Bay as well as completing three cleanups as part of the Adopt-A-Beach program. And speaking of cleanups, cheers to Malibu Rum for sponsoring our Nothin’ …
Thank You Thursday Heal the Bay Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
UPDATE as of Tuesday, June 30, 8:01 P.M. –  Heal the Bay staff, along with environmental partners and dozens of community members, attended and testified at the California Senate Select Committee on the Refugio Oil Spill last Friday in Sa…
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  Dana Murray, Heal the Bay's senior coastal resources manager, taps her network to provide us with the latest news from the oil spill at Refugio Beach.
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Dana Murray, Heal the Bay’s senior coastal policy manager, provides an update on the spill and what can be done to prevent these kinds of disasters. For her, the fight is personal. May 20, 2015 -- Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara is just that …
Oil spill at Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara
On Sunday, May 3, over 35 L.A.-area middle and high school students converged at a Heal the Bay-organized Youth Summit in Culver City to brainstorm drought-busting and water conservation strategies. The Summit was expertly coordinated by Programs Ass…
With a 25% cut in water use by cities now ordered by the state, L.A. can be a lot smarter in a time of perilous drought. Here are some wise investments to make right now.
Heal the Bay's top three fixes for the drought
Each time we go to a supermarket or restaurant we are faced with choices about what kind of seafood to buy. Health concerns and a growing desire to eat locally and sustainably have made these decisions harder than ever. But now...you have Nick Fash o…
Wild caught salmon
May 12, 2015 Dear friends, You may have heard that the weather report is not good for the latter part of the week. We love sitting on the beach, just not during a chilly storm! So we made the decision today to reschedule our Annual Gala, which had be…
Heal the Bay's 30th Anniversary Awards Gala postponed to June 4
Kids Ocean Day is returning to Dockweiler Beach on May 14, writes founder and today's guest blogger Michael Kublock. It does take a village to heal the bay…
Kids Ocean Day on May 14, 2015
Is Water Quality in the L.A. River Impacted by Metals? Supposedly not… Peter Shellenbarger, Heal the Bay’s Water Resources Manager, weighs in on the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board’s recent changes to water quality standards fo…
New pollution limits established for L.A. River