Around the Bay

Today’s guest blogger is Melina Sempill Watts, a staffer with the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains. Oct. 23, 2014 -- In partnership with Heal the Bay staff and volunteers, the utterly fascinating “Snows of the Nile” …
Snows of the Nile
Aug. 25, 2016 -- Popular recreation zones in the L.A. River suffer from elevated levels of bacterial pollution, according to a new technical report from Heal the Bay that analyzed water quality during the busy summer season. Here we address concerns …
Heal the Bay staff kayaking on the LA River
Aug. 17, 2016 --  Just departed president Alix Hobbs made asking the hard questions look easy, writes Communications Director Matthew King. No. It’s one of the simplest words in the English language, but often one of the hardest to say. …
Aug, 5, 2016 -- Staff scientist Katherine Pease launches our Freshwater Friday blog post, providing weekly updates on the latest bacterial exceedances at popular recreational zones
July 14, 2016 -- This past spring Heal the Bay hosted our first-ever BioBlitzes at two of Los Angeles' remaining wetlands: Malibu Lagoon and Ballona Wetlands. BioBlitzes bring people together to rapidly (over a period of a few hours) catalogue and id…
Brown Pelican by iNaturalist user @glmory
June 16, 2016 -- Summertime and the livin’s easy! What a great time to look back on all of your achievements this year. With the end of another school year comes the promise of a long and glorious summer. Congratulations to all who have finis…
Congratulations Club Heal the Bay!
June 14, 2016 -- From melting glaciers to the rise in extreme weather events, global warming is already affecting our planet in a variety of ways. But according to a new study, not all U.S.
Wind power is an effective climate change mitigation strategy
June 10, 2016 -- A bit of June gloom couldn't put a damper on our annual "Bring Back the Beach" fundraising gala, held on the sands of the Jonathan Club in Santa Monica. A night at our annual party is like a day at the beach, with an amazing cross-se…
Mermaids among us at Heal the Bay's Bring Back the Beach Gala
June 7, 2016 -- Julie Edwards, Heal the Bay MPA Intern, highlights the recreational opportunities - such as tide pooling - that Angelenos can enjoy in our local marine protected areas. Join us for our next MPA Watch citizen science training in late J…
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