Heal the Bay Blog

Free Bird! You might be grateful to hear your favorite band cover this song...or not. At Heal the Bay, we can say without irony that we are grateful to Freebirds in Agoura Hills for teaming with us to restore the Malibu Creek Watershed in January. No…
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Climate change is happening now. Here in Los Angeles- not just in the Arctic. In our backyards, our ocean, our mountains, our beaches. Of course it’s important to keep reducing carbon emissions, but at this point climate change is occurring – we …
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Do you care about clean water in your community? Love putting on a show? Want to make change (not just the money kind)? Join our elite Speakers Bureau team to help raise educational awareness across Los Angeles in schools, workplaces and social group…
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It’s official: The Glendale City Council just voted to adopt a single-use bag ordinance. With this unanimous vote, Glendale becomes one of the largest inland communities to ban plastic bags in California. Modeled after the 2011 L.A. County ordinanc…
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One of the first changes Heal the Bay made 10 years ago when becoming owners of the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium was to retire an underutilized gift shop in the Aquarium, converting the space into the Kids’ Corner.
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As representatives of Heal the Bay, we often get asked: “Is the bay healed yet?” People know we’ve been at this a long time (more than 25 years). While the answer is a qualified “yes,” we still work every day to fulfill our mission to make …
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This trashcan tells quite a tale, discovered more than 2,500 miles away from our Santa Monica base on a Hawaiian beach. Researchers found the intact plastic trashcan emblazoned with Heal the Bay stickers while they were surveying 2011 Japanese tsunam…
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So maybe we’re a little late popping the bubbly on January 17, versus on New Year’s Eve, but we have a lot to celebrate this week!
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Planting one of the first MPA signs along Los Angeles' coast felt like it'd been a long time coming.
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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Jan. 15 to postpone a vote on placing a stormwater parcel fee on the ballot. After hearing public comment, the board directed Public Works staff to offer revisions to the proposed measure, which aims …
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