Heal the Bay Blog

Heal the Bay CEO Ruskin Hartley gets a slice of life -- and pie -- spending a day in Malibu with some inspiring kids.
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Ana Luisa Ahern, Heal the Bay's Communications Manager, shares her experience flying in a Cessna 210 on an aerial tour of L.A.'s marine protected areas.
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Heal the Bay CEO Ruskin Hartley shares his thoughts on a very good day for the prospect of a statewide ban on plastic bags. I came back to my desk on Wednesday to a pink Post-It note letting me know that state Sen. Kevin de León’s office had calle…
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We extend a giant thank you to everyone who turned out to help officially launch our Santa Monica Pier Aquarium’s Dorothy Green Room at the January 18th grand opening party. It was a huge success; by the end of the day, 2116 visitors had come throu…
Dorothy Green Room Grand Opening at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Mark Gold, current board member and former president of Heal the Bay, writes today’s guest blog post about the opening of our latest exhibit at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium– the Dorothy Green Room. The post comes courtesy of LA Observed. …
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Gov. Jerry Brown officially declared a drought in the state of California earlier this year. Heal the Bay is part of a coalition of concerned NGOs that is evaluating long-term solutions to water management in California and exploring a more integrate…
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Kirsten James, Heal the Bay’s Director of Water Quality, will be taking an important trip abroad to talk about our successes. Here she shares her thoughts. For the next week, I have a special opportunity to look beyond Santa Monica Bay, California …
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Don Kinsey has been appointed to a two-year term as chairman of Heal the Bay as part of a planned executive board transition announced today by the regional environmental group. The move marks the first time that a South Bay resident has held the to…
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The new watershed exhibit in our Santa Monica Pier Aquarium’s Dorothy Green Room passed inspection today by some very important guests: two green frogs, one blue frog and one very petite and agile fish.
Cirque du Soleil's TOTEM characters explore the Watershed Exhibit
Happy New Year! We're gratified by the response to our request for fiscal support at the close of 2013. Thank you to all who answered the call to protect what you love, whether you're donating for the first time or renewing a commitment to continue t…