California Coastkeeper Alliance unites 12 local Waterkeeper programs to fight for swimmable, fishable and drinkable waters for California communities and ecosystems.

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Honoring the Ocean

This week, hundreds of Angelenos gathered at Zuma beach to celebrate their underwater parks. The Los Angeles Marine Protected Area Collaborative, which includes Ventura Coastkeeper and Los Angeles Waterkeeper, held its first-ever “Honor the Ocean” event. The celebration began with a ceremonial blessing from Chumash elders that recognized the history of indigenous maritime people, followed by the rare opportunity to see a tomol (Chumash redwood planked and sewn canoe). Storytelling,… Read More…

Rivercamp Helps Kids Make a Splash Today and Tomorrow

Remember playing outside until Mom called you in for dinner? Most kids today won’t because they now spend most of their time indoors. Getting outside helps kids connect with the world around them, and inspires our next generation of leaders. It also fights some of the most common childhood ailments: stress, obesity, and ADHD. That’s why Inland Empire Waterkeeper founded Rivercamp, a one of a kind interactive… Read More…