Rosie's Dog Beach

Coastal Cleanup

It was a beautiful day at the Harbor Cove Beach for a coastal cleanup. There were several events taking place that warm and sunny Saturday morning. Also people were taking part in recreational activities such as beach volleyball, obstacle courses in the sand, surfing and of course old fashioned family time in the California golden Read More

McGrath State Beach

McGrath State Beach

On International Coastal Cleanup Day, I went to McGrath State Beach in Ventura, CA. Because I was there to pick up trash and improve the quality of the beach, I decided to look at the beach through a restoration lens. The International Union for Conservation of Nature defines ecological restoration as the “process of assisting Read More


California Coastal Cleanup at Ventura Harbor

Today, I participated in the Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day for the first time, and it won’t be my last. The site I chose to help clean was the Ventura Harbor Beach across from the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center, which is one of my favorite beaches to visit recreationally in my free time. Read More

Venice Beach Cleanup

Venice Beach Clean Up

Venice beach, though a popular spot for many socal natives, I had not been to prior to this visit. This is mainly due to its reputation as a dirty beach as well as being known as a homeless hotspot. It was only fitting that my first visit to such a beach was to join for Read More

Rosie's Dog Beach

Harbor Cove Beach by Tara Fay

  This weekend there was a National Coastal cleanup day. Our class showed up on Saturday, the 16th of September, to help pick up some trash that could potentially harm the beaches ecosystem. This beach was really beautiful and different than most beaches that I have seen in Southern California. Usually I’ll be traveling down Read More