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  • Volunteers Clear Lobster Traps from Black Rock Beach

    On Saturday, nearly fifty volunteers with Santa Barbara Channelkeeper and members of the commercial fishing community worked together at Black Rock Beach in Goleta to dig out and remove forty lobster traps.

  • More than 80 lobster traps have drifted ashore from a fishing area off More Mesa. On May 21st, volunteers will  remove these traps from the beach.
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    Public Invited to Join Channelkeeper's Lobster Trap Removal Event on May 21

    On Saturday, May 21, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, the public is invited to help Channelkeeper’s Watershed Brigade remove derelict lobster traps from Black Rock Beach below More Mesa.

  • Harbor Commission Votes to Gather Public Input for Cruise Ship Program Assessment

    On Thursday, the City of Santa Barbara Harbor Commission voted unanimously to establish a formal process in which the public can participate in an evaluation of the City’s cruise ship program.

  • Santa Barbara Channelkeeper Resumes Cruise Ship Monitoring Program

    Seventeen cruise ships are scheduled to visit Santa Barbara between March and April this year and the Santa Barbara Channelkeeper has relaunched its cruise ship monitoring program.

  • Volunteer with Channelkeeper to Help Keep Fire-Related Contaminants Out of Local Creeks

    The Santa Barbara Channelkeeper is seeking volunteers to help keep fire-related contaminants and debris out of local creeks and waterways.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SETTLE LAWSUIT WITH SOCAL EDISON TO PROTECT WATERWAYS FROM TOXIC POLLUTION

    Environmental groups announced a settlement agreement with Southern California Edison to cleanup facilities identified as sources of toxic contaminants that flow into streams, rivers, and other waterways.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SETTLE LAWSUIT WITH FEMA TO PROTECT ENDANGERED SPECIES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

    A coalition of environmental groups announced a settlement agreement with FEMA to expedite environmental reviews of the impacts of its National Flood Insurance Program on all endangered species in California. 

  • Santa Barbara Channelkeeper Welcomes a New Executive Director
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    Santa Barbara Channelkeeper Welcomes a New Executive Director

    Santa Barbara Channelkeeper is pleased to announce the appointment of Ted Morton as its new Executive Director.
  • Volunteers Cleared Lobster Traps from Local Beaches

    More than 35 volunteers and members of the commercial fishing community removed lobster traps from the sand between Ellwood Beach and Haskell’s Beach on Saturday and filled a 40-foot dumpster with the metal debris.

  • Santa Barbara Channelkeeper's Student Art Show
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    Santa Barbara Channelkeeper's Student Art Show

     

    Santa Barbara Channelkeeper is thrilled to host the 17th annual ocean-inspired Student Art Show, "What the Channel Means to Me." Please join us for the opening exhibit, public reception, and awards ceremony on Thursday, March 5th (1st Thursday) from 5-8 pm at the Jodi House Gallery at 625 Chapala Street in Santa Barbara. The award ceremony will take place at 6:30 pm. 

  • Santa Barbara Channelkeeper's 20th Annual Blue Water Ball
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    Santa Barbara Channelkeeper's 20th Annual Blue Water Ball

    Santa Barbara Channelkeeper will celebrate 20 years of clean water and community impact at the 20th Annual Blue Water Ball, on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Deckers' Headquarters in Goleta.

    This year will be extra special as we bring together a community of surfers, sailors, scientists, and water-loving individuals to commemorate two decades of environmental impact and accomplishments.