Heal the Bay Blog

The tallies are in for the 26th annual Coastal Cleanup Day, says Communications Director Matthew King. It’s a landslide for cigarette butts and ammunition! 
Coastal Cleanup Day 2015 with Heal the Bay
Yes, we needed last night’s sporadic but intense rainfall. But it left a lot of waste – both literally and figuratively -- says Matthew King, Heal the Bay's communications director. Sept. 15, 2015 -- Welcome to Bay Street, where the trash meets t…
Dana Murray, Heal the Bay’s senior coastal policy manager, reports on a promising new statewide policy to minimize the impacts of sea-level rise on coastal communities. An incoming swell may excite a surfer, a rainstorm may offer an Angeleno drough…
Staff scientist Dana Murray reports on our ongoing efforts to inform the public about the value and beauty of our local Marine Protected Areas. Call them a sign of the times. Heal the Bay staff travelled along our local shorelines last week to help i…
A completely subjective list of when Heal the Bay has shone the  brightest.  After 30 years of achievement, Heal the Bay can sometimes be taken for granted. Many Angelenos view us as they do their utilities – always on, always working, no…
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August 11, 2015 -- Communications Manager Nick Colin stepped away from social media one morning for an unforgettable boat trip to Palos Verdes. I’ll never take seaweed for granted again.
Marine biology specimen collection for Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Desalination is not a cure-all, writes our science and policy chief Rita Kampalath.
Heal the Bay board member and former DWP chief David Nahai knows his water. Here he shares how L.A. will beat the drought.
It’s not every night we get to schmooze with a supermodel. And when the schmoozing takes place overlooking the ocean, well, what could be more perfect? Thanks to our friends at Dukes of Malibu for donating the room with a view.
Thank You Thursday
July 20, 2015 -- A thunderstorm in July? You can thank Tropical Cyclone Dolores. But while the deluge was a delight for many, the drought is far from done. This weekend's storm smashed July precipitation records throughout California and brought much…
Historic july rainstorm in Southern California