The Wetland Ecosystem!

A natural wonderland of plants, animals, and (of course) water, wetlands are considered the most biodiverse ecosystems on the planet. Frequently disregarded as a waste of land, there is much more to wetlands than what meets the eye. In this video, we’ll learn what wetlands are, what organisms live there, Read more…

Youth Contest Winners

2024 Coastal Art & Poetry Contest Winners Ten winners and forty honorable mentions have been selected from this year’s entries. On the Coastal Commission’s website you’ll find beautiful, powerful, and playful art and poetry and personal statements from the artists. A big THANK YOU to the teachers and parents who encouraged Read more…

Why ReWilding Matters

Check out the first half of this documentary on ReWilding wetlands in northern California on the homelands of the Yurok people. Watch the entire documentary to learn about ReWilding in the United Kingdom and Japan. Watch the documentary! Across the planet people are ReWilding!  Let’s ReWild Mission Bay!

What is CEQA?

CEQA stands for the California Environmental Quality Act originally passed in 1970. CEQA requires government agencies to consider the environmental consequences of their actions before approving plans and policies or committing to a course of action on a project. It also requires a public process where you the public, get Read more…