Woolsey Fire Could Have Lasting Impact on Malibu Lagoon

Now that the steep canyon hillsides above the creek are void of vegetation, what happens if landslides or heavy rain wash large amounts of sediment into the water? Local nonprofit The Bay Foundation has begun considering the effects, and how the fire could affect the landscape and the sediment flow to the ocean.

The Malibu Times┬áconsulted scientist Tom Ford, executive director of The Bay Foundation, about the possible effects on the Malibu Creek and Lagoon from the Woolsey Fire…