Channelkeeper monitors the health of marine habitats in the Santa Barbara Channel, including kelp forests, eelgrass meadows and Marine Protected Areas.
Channelkeeper works to protect and restore the Santa Barbara Channel and its watersheds through science-based advocacy, education, field work, and enforcement.
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper educates citizens about practices that degrade water quality or harm aquatic habitats, and provide solutions to help protect them.
Channelkeeper conducts routine monitoring to measure the quality of water in local creeks and beaches, and we share our data with the public and government agencies.
Channelkeeper advocates for stronger policies to protect local creeks, beaches and wetlands, and to protect and restore aquatic habitats, both in the ocean and in our streams and river.
Beach Water Quality
For the week of April 10th
Carpinteria State Beach
East Beach @ Mission Crk
E. Beach @ Sycamore Crk
Hope Ranch Beach
El Capitan State Beach
Arroyo Burro Beach
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Jan 23, 2017
Channelkeeper and City of SB Extend Enforcement Agreement to Reduce Sewage Spills
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper and the City of Santa Barbara announced their agreement to extend, for up to three years, a 2012 enforcement agreement to assure clean local waters by improving performance of Santa Barbara’s wastewater...
Action Alert – Support Legislation to Cap Leaking Oil Wells!
The Central Coast of California was home to one of the largest...
May 06, 2017, Ventura
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Jul 09, 2017, Goleta
Dive Naples and Campus Point MPAs!
Sep 24, 2017, 301 West Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93101