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
Samples taken by SB County Public Health for the week of Oct. 8th. For current results from Channelkeeper sampling at Campus Point and Rincon visit sbck.org/beachtesting
El Capitan State Beach
Sands Beach @ Coal Oil Point
Hope Ranch Beach
E. Beach @ Sycamore Crk
E. Beach & Mission Crk
Arroyo Burro Beach
Carpinteria State Beach
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Sep 28, 2018
Channelkeeper is hiring!
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper is seeking a full time Science Policy Associate to join our team and support the implementation of SBCK’s advocacy, monitoring, and outreach initiatives to protect and restore the Santa Barbara Channel and its...
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