The City of San Diego run De Anza Cove and Point planning efforts are underway. If the City grants the lease, then Campland would invest six million dollars in capital improvements on the De Anza peninsula. The Friends of Rose Creek, San Diego Audubon, Citizens Coordinate for Century 3, and other groups oppose this lease due to concerns about future potential options for restoring wetlands in the area. All these groups and many more support ReWild Mission Bay’s “Wildest” alternative to protect the developed environment against sea level rise, restore a fraction of the over 4,000 acres of wetlands that used to exist in Mission Bay, provide habitat for birds, create safe harbor for commercially important fish, and other benefits. Read the 12 page report in PDF format.
Economic Value of Wetlands
As researchers, we have been looking into the economic value of the Mission Bay wetlands. Our project estimates what it would be worth to implement the ReWild Mission Bay Coalition’s “wildest” plan, which would create Read more…