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BREAKING: Coastal Commission unanimously approved settlement to Remove CEMEX sand mine from our shores! #ThankYou to everyone who turned #SaveOurSand into #SandSaved!! ❤️

Our sand is finally saved

BREAKING: CA Coastal Commission unanimously agrees to remove CEMEX sand mine from our shores!  That’s right folks, the sand mining era in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary ended today… and so goes the last coastal sand mine the United States. It’s good news all around. Here’s a summary of the settlement: CEMEX can take …

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#SaveOurSand from the Cemex Lapis Lustre Dredge Pound

Write A Letter To The Coastal Commission

The California Coastal Commission is meeting on July 13th, and we need your letters of support to close the Cemex Sand Mine. The Commission will be considering an agreement reached with CEMEX to shut down the mine in three years, restore the property and transfer the land to an agency to preserve it as open space. You …

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Sweeping coastal dunes. Credit:  Lilianne de la Espriella

Two Hundred Kids Down By The Sea

Video by Lilianne de la Espriella Coast Bound: School Field Trip Give the gift of childhood education. Our classroom and ocean field trip programs teach marine conservation and watershed stewardship with a focus on marine debris and marine ecosystems. Our activities and presentations are hands-on. Be a part of providing K-12 students with an interactive …

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Bag Habits Save Our Shores

Bag Habits

This past August Save Our Shores partnered with San Jose Sate’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications for Bag Habits. Save Our Shore’s Bag Habits gave students the opportunity for their artwork to be the face of the Prop 67 campaign. The Student’s campaign artwork was showcased at The Museum of Art and History in Downtown Santa Cruz. Along with …

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Elephant Seal Mother and pup unite at Ano Nuevo SMCA by Irene Reti

Waves and Wildlife Exhibit Opening

Opening Night at the Exploration Center Friday, we kicked off our first annual Waves & Wildlife exhibit at the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center. The exhibit displays some of the excellent work submitted for the Waves & Wildlife photo contest by local photographers, professional and amateur. With over 300 submissions, selecting the artwork displayed in …

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