Saving Endangered Sea Creatures

California Live’s Angela Sun dives into details about ‘The Abalone Restoration Project’ as part of The Bay Foundation’s, an L.A.-based non-profit, work to restore and recover endangered species off the Southern California Coast. Learn how abundance of overharvesting is impacting the underwater ecosystem.

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Nonprofit Helps Restore En­dan­gered Abalone Pop­u­lation

Scientists say there are fewer than 1,000 white abalone in the wild, due in part to overfishing. Watch how The Bay Foundation and several other organizations are on a mission to help bring back the abalone, which the organization says is important to bringing balance to kelp forests which are home to more than 700… Continue reading Nonprofit Helps Restore En­dan­gered Abalone Pop­u­lation

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Santa Monica Bay Moves Forward on Plan to Rebuild Breakwater

Local environmental leaders have voiced their unanimous support for pursuing a slate of new environmental programs in and around the Santa Monica Bay using funds provided by last year’s federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Find out more.

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Malibu Living Shoreline Project Year 1 Annual Report

This report summarizes activities and scientific monitoring results for the Malibu Living Shoreline Project from December 2020 through December 2021. The restoration was implemented from 14 December 2020 to 12 February 2021, including the installation of sand fencing and biomimicry stakes to build dune topography, installation of symbolic post and rope fencing to limit beach… Continue reading Malibu Living Shoreline Project Year 1 Annual Report

Restoring Malibu Beaches, One Volunteer at a Time

To close out Earth Day celebrations, around 50 volunteers, some from Malibu Middle and High schools, volunteered on Saturday, April 30, for a Malibu Living Shoreline Project (MLSP) organized by the Bay Foundation Dume Restoration, which aims to restore approximately three acres of sandy beach and dune habitat at Zuma Beach and Point Dume Beach.

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Successful Project to Restore Beach Dunes Looks to Expand

The Santa Monica Sand Dune Restoration Project has officially been deemed a success; now, The Bay Foundation wants to make it a permanent fixture on the beach just north of the Annenberg Beach House, while also expanding from three to eight acres of protected beach habitat in the area through a second, “phase 2” project.

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