Around the Bay

We did it! After seven years of hard work and diligence, California is poised to become the first state in the nation to ban single-use plastic grocery bags. The overwhelming response has been one of excitement, but we realize there are some resident…
Los Angeles Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Frequently Asked Questions FAQ Dog poop
As a special thank you to our dedicated members, Heal the Bay is kicking off the summer with a couple of invite-only events, open exclusively to our current donors.
exclusive members only event MPA tidepool malibu palos verdes Golden Road IPA
Watermen and women braved some seriously huge waves on Saturday at the Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival (pictured left). For the fourth year in a row, the event’s organizers chose Heal the Bay and the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium…
Heal the Bay Santa Monica Thank you Thursday
Reel in the love this weekend at Fisherman Appreciation Day on the Venice Pier. Created to teach local anglers ways to ensure the fish they catch are safe to eat, Fisherman’s Appreciation Day will be held this year on June 15 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.…
Angler Outreach Venice Pier Fisherman Appreciation Day June 15
World Oceans Day on June 8 provides us with the welcome excuse to celebrate the vast water body that links us all. We hope you find a way to honor the sea this week!
Heal the Bay Thank You Nick Gabaldon Day Santa Monica Inkwell
Sipping on an artisanal cocktail, winning a life-changing vacation and jamming to the music of Ziggy Marley during a Santa Monica beach sunset -- does life get any better? Yes, it does when it goes to benefit clean oceans!
Bring Back the Beach 2013 Mark Gold Alix Hobbs
Most surfers know Bay Street beach for its easily-accessible, often fun waves. But on June 1 we’ll be celebrating more than just a sweet surf spot. We’ll be honoring the memory of Nick Gabaldon, an ocean pioneer, the first documented surfer …
Bay Street Santa Monica surf spot Nick Gabaldon Southern California
Seven years ago, Heal the Bay eliminated single use plastic water bottles from our events in an effort to not generate as much waste or trash as we were picking up at our cleanups.
zero waste beach clean up BYOB trash reduction marine debris waste
Compton Creek runs 8.5 miles through the neighborhoods of South Los Angeles, traversing its last 2.5 miles as one of the few remaining natural bottomed urban waterways in the area. The creek contains water (and trash) that flows from just below Expos…
Compton Creek education TreePeople Rails to Trails Eastside LA River
Bring Back the Beach, Heal the Bay's annual gala benefit on May 16, is always jam-packed with beachy fun, from a cocktail reception under the stars to a live performance by five-time Grammy Award winner Ziggy Marley. But one of the favorite portions …
Win a trip at Bring Back the Beach to tour wild polar bears
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