Pacific Star Sportfishing Faces Five Year License Suspension for Poaching in Marine Protected Area

by Michael Quill LAW’s Marine Protected Area (MPA) Boat Based Survey team has been monitoring human activity in and around the waters of our mainland LA County MPAs since January 2012. Fishing […]

What’s Best for Ballona?

My name is Michelle Lin, and I started working at LA Waterkeeper as a Climate Corps AmeriCorps Fellow in October 2017. I’ve always been an environmentalist at heart, and I believe working […]

Stormwater Capture in Action

by Hannah Sands In my previous post, I explained that stormwater runoff is the number one source of ocean pollution. This time, I will introduce how stormwater capture projects can not only […]

Revitalization Plan for Lower LA River Misses Opportunity for Watershed-Level Changes

LA Waterkeeper Highlights Draft Proposal’s Room for Improvement Contact: Sharon Licht, sharon@lawaterkeeper.org, (310) 394-6162 x108 LOS ANGELES (December 12, 2017) —Last Thursday, the Lower LA River Working Group released its Draft Revitalization […]

My Journey into Stormwater Capture

I’m Hannah, and I recently began my positon as a Climate Corps AmeriCorps Fellow with Los Angeles Waterkeeper. Throughout college, I conducted ethnographic research focusing on the environmental needs of various communities. […]

Environmental watchdog brings constitutional challenge to enhance region’s water supply

Los Angeles Waterkeeper files lawsuit seeking to expand the use of purified wastewater Media Contact: Bruce Reznik, Los Angeles Waterkeeper, (o) 310-394-6162 x100 (c) 619-851-9997 LOS ANGELES (September 27, 2017)—Yesterday, Los Angeles Waterkeeper […]

LA Times Agrees: Let’s Preserve CA

We would like to thank the LA Times Editorial Board for its August 23 Opinion piece, “Don’t let Trump roll back California’s environmental gains”. State leaders, along with environmental groups, have already begun […]

The Fix Is In?

CA Water Fix Vote Coming Fast at MWD by Bruce Reznik Debate around Governor Brown’s proposed California Water Fix, also known as the twin tunnels, is starting to heat up in Southern […]

Lessons from Waterkeepers around the Globe

Author: Watershed Programs Manager, Melissa von Mayrhauser. Contact: melissavm@lawaterkeeper.org How do we do the best job possible to protect Los Angeles County’s watersheds? We learn from fearless watershed protectors from around the […]

Deceiving the Naked Eye: Marine Invasive Species

Guest blog by Adam Obaza – Paua Marine Research Group Invasive species can have nasty effects on local ecosystems. Disturbingly, increased commerce and travel have led to an exponential increase in species introductions. […]

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