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New Tidal Channels at San Elijo Lagoon

East Basin Dredging Begins. Dredging Resumes in Central Basin Mid-November.

Is it November already?! Just after Thanksgiving last year the San Elijo Lagoon Restoration, also known as… 394 more words

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Encinitas Loves Their Local Lagoon Conservancy

We Were Recognized as a Leading Organization in the Annual Encinitas Environmental Award Program

City of Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear awards the Encinitas Excellence in Environmental Stewardship Award… 324 more words

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An Island for Refuge

Restoration Activities will increase in the East basin 

The East basin was cleared of vegetation prior to the start of nesting season last winter. This summer, crews made restoration progress by using excavators to sculpt the sides of what will soon be… 320 more words

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Tidal Flushing & Algal Bloom

Naturally Decomposing Coralline Algae Reappears. 

If you have surfed, swam or walked the shores in Cardiff-by-the-Sea lately, you might be wondering, What is that smell?   269 more words

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Tides In & Out

The next tidal flushing – Reviving Your Wetlands lagoon restoration – begins Friday, August 31

Our last tidal flushing August 10-12 was a success! One of our goals with that flushing was to allow salt water to flow a bit farther into the southeast side of the Central basin and provide much-needed water to habitat that the July 26 flushing did not reach. 356 more words

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Central Basin Dredging Begins & More Night Lights

With the berm and tidal gates in place, channel flushing will soon occur. 

Crews in Reviving Your Wetlands restoration have put in place a system to manually control water flow in the inlet’s main channel connecting the ocean. 423 more words

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Cardiff State Beach Awarded One of Nation's Best Restored

In a seaside press conference this morning, July 17, the Conservancy and our agency partners celebrated a prestigious West Coast beach restoration award.

As the tide was rising at Cardiff State Beach this morning, beachgoers walked behind our gathering press conference, like any usual day here in North County, yet this was a special morning. 730 more words

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