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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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Santa Barbara 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.

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For the week of January 12

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  • Butterfly Beach
  • Carp State Beach
  • El Capitan
  • Gaviota
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  • Guadalupe Dunes
  • Hammonds
  • Hope Ranch
  • Jalama
  • Leadbetter
  • Refugio
  • Sands
  • Summerland
  • East Beach @ Mission Creek
  • East Beach @ Sycamore Creek
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