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Join the California Coastkeeper Team as our New Staff Attorney!

Job Announcement: Staff Attorney California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA) unites local Waterkeeper organizations to advocate for swimmable, fishable and drinkable waters throughout California. CCKA and Waterkeepers work together to develop, implement… Read More…


Toast to Clean Water with Orange County Coastkeeper

On September 12, Orange County Coastkeeper will raise a glass to 20 years of water protection at their annual fundraiser, “Toast the Coast”. From side-splitting comedy to piano serenades, it’s a night… Read More…


Trump’s Greedy Grab for the California Coast

Written by Sarah Salvini, CCKA Legal Intern from UC Irvine Law School When you think of California you imagine our beautiful beaches, a thriving coastal economy, and diverse ecosystems. We… Read More…


Protecting California’s Ocean Hope Spots

In 1999, the California Legislature passed the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA), landmark legislation aimed to safeguard the health of California’s marine life through establishing a network of marine protected… Read More…


Celebrating Clean Water with Local Artists this July

This July is a special one for California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA), as it marks our 20th year defending clean water and healthy coastlines for California. To celebrate, CCKA has partnered… Read More…


Give Back to Your Local Waterkeeper

Photo by Daniel Mansson Your local Waterkeepers work year-round to fight for swimmable, fishable, drinkable waters for California communities and ecosystems. If you would like to use your year-end giving… Read More…


California Leads on Ocean Climate Action

This September, California hosted the Global Climate Action Summit, where government, business, science, and NGO leaders from across the world came together to deepen past commitments. The oceans, which absorb… Read More…


California Coastal Cleanup Day 2018

On Saturday, September 15, swap out your folding chairs for garbage bags and hit the beach for California Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest annual volunteer event in the U.S. Last… Read More…


California Waterkeepers Featured in Vanity Fair

Photo by Daniel Mansson With the federal government dismantling clean water and coastal protections, our work is more urgent than ever. We are proud to have been featured alongside our… Read More…


An Invisible Threat to California Waters

California has led efforts to reduce the flow of plastics to our waterways. In 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation’s first statewide plastic bag ban. In January 2016, the… Read More…


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