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 February 13th
Arroyo Burro Beach
Carpinteria State Beach
East Beach @ Mission Crk
E. Beach @ Sycamore Crk
Hope Ranch Beach
El Capitan State 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...
Student Art Show Artist Reception & Award Ceremony
Mar 02, 2017, Jodi House Gallery, 625 Chapala Street, SB, CA
Mar 05, 2017, Goleta
Apr 02, 2017, Goleta
May 06, 2017, Ventura
May 07, 2017, Goleta
Jun 04, 2017, Goleta