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Channelkeeper monitors the health of marine habitats in the Santa Barbara Channel, including kelp forests, eelgrass meadows and Marine Protected Areas.
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Channelkeeper works to protect and restore the Santa Barbara Channel and its watersheds through science-based advocacy, education, field work, and enforcement.
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Santa Barbara Channelkeeper educates citizens about practices that degrade water quality or harm aquatic habitats, and provide solutions to help protect them.
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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.
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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 August 17

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  • Arroyo Burro
  • Butterfly Beach
  • Carp State Beach
  • Gaviota
  • Guadalupe Dunes
  • Hope Ranch
  • Jalama
  • Leadbetter
  • Sands
  • E. Beach @ Sycamore Crk
  • E. Beach @ Mission Crk
  • Goleta Beach
  • Hammonds
  • El Capitan State Beach
  • Warnings

  • Refugio Beach
  • Summerland Beach
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Ag Discharge

Judge Rules California Not Doing Enough to Curb Agricultural Pollution

Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley ruled on August 10, 2015 that California is not doing enough to curb the witch’s brew of pollution pouring off of California farms. Judge Frawley ordered the State and Central...

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Channelkeeper Negotiating With the City Over Sewer Spills

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J. Nichols delivers a powerful keynote address on...

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ACTION ALERT! Support Oil Spill Prevention Legislation

The Plains All American Oil Spill that occurred on May 19, 2015...

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Stream Team

Sep 12, 2015, Ventura

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CA Coastal Cleanup Day

Sep 19, 2015, West Beach

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