Malibu Lagoon project shows signs of success | Malibu Surfside News

The Malibu Lagoon Restoration and Enhancement Project celebrated its fourth anniversary this spring. “We’re about to start our fifth year of monitoring, and everything is going well,” Santa Monica Bay Foundation Watershed Programs Manager Melodie Grubbs told the Malibu Surfside News. Grubbs explained that the team that monitors and evaluates the physical, chemical and biological health of […]
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California – A year after Measure AA, funding remains a challenge for restoring SF Bay wetlands | Coastal Engineering News & Subscription List

Measure AA will raise $500 million over 20 years, providing a third of the total $1.5 billion needed to reach the restoration goal. Even with the help of an assortment of other grants, they’re currently less than 30 percent funded. Source: California – A year after Measure AA, funding remains a challenge for restoring SF […]
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Possible Bolsa Chica development project to be heard at H.B. Planning Commission meeting – Daily Pilot

Signal Landmark is requesting amendments to the land use and zoning classifications on half of the 5-acre Windward site on the Bolsa Chica mesa for 36 townhome units. As part of the proposal, Signal would dedicate a remaining 8.7 acres of the surrounding mesa area to public open space. However, this plan will only go […]
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Grassroots Coalition Prevails in Settlement Agreement, Supporting the California Coastal Commission’s Findings That Playa Capital’s Unpermitted Water Drainage Devices Are Destructive to Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve in Los Angeles

Grassroots Coalition (GC), an NGO that has worked to protect the Ballona Wetlands, a predominantly freshwater seasonal wetlands on the Los Angeles coast, has prevailed in its lawsuit against the California Department of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW) and Playa Capital LLC (Playa Vista) to compel CDFW and Playa Vista to comply with demands by the […]
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California – Wetlands could buffer sea level rise in Mission Bay | Coastal Engineering News & Subscription List

To show what coastal sea level rise will do to San Diego’s coastline over time, San Diego Audubon Society recently showcased the role wetlands play as a natural buffer for coastal communities threatened by rising sea level. San Diego Audubon leads ReWild Mission Bay. In partnership with the State Coastal Conservancy and U.S. Fish and […]
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Federal protections for the Bay Estuary are disappearing | The Sacramento Bee

The science, authority and money that federal agencies bring to the protection of the San Francisco Bay Estuary play a critical role in preserving these benefits. Now the agencies that protect the estuary need our protection. Source: Federal protections for the Bay Estuary are disappearing | The Sacramento Bee
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