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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$1 million grant announced for Elkorn Slough restoration – KION

A $1 million grant from federal funds will go to the California Coastal Conservancy at the Elkhorn Slough in Monterey County. U.S. Fish and Wildlife service announced the funds will be used for restoration of critical wetlands. Source: $1 million grant announced for Elkorn Slough restoration – KION
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