Tackling seawalls and disappearing beaches: Assemblyman Mark Stone’s erosion bill progresses

An assembly bill, the first of its kind tackling how California manages coastal erosion and seawall permits, cleared its first hurdle Monday. http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/environment-and-nature/20170418/tackling-seawalls-and-disappearing-beaches-assemblyman-mark-stones-erosion-bill-progresses
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Restoring California’s Coastal Ecosystems – Union of Concerned Scientists

Over two-thirds of Californians live in coastal counties. Californians love their coastline for good reasons—the mild weather, recreational opportunities, and of course their iconic beauty and natural diversity.The California coastline hosts a variety of ecosystems ranging from sand dunes to rol Source: Restoring California’s Coastal Ecosystems – Union of Concerned Scientists
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8th sea lion dies of 15 picked up in the last week by the Pacific Marine Mammal Center – Orange County Register

In recent days, rescue teams have been finding sea lions from San Onofre State Beach to Seal Beach that exhibited symptoms of domoic acid poisoning, which is caused by eating sardines and anchovies… Source: 8th sea lion dies of 15 picked up in the last week by the Pacific Marine Mammal Center – Orange County […]
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Drakes Estero cleanup in Point Reyes National Seashore nears end, with 1,700 tons of debris removed | The Press Democrat

The cleanup, expected to be complete in early May, has removed more than 500 tons of lumber and more than 1,200 tons of oyster shells and plastic tubes that were used in cultivating the prized bivalves. Taxpayers funded $2.5 million of the Park Service restoration project and the National Park Foundation, a charitable, nonprofit partner […]
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