San Diego Coastkeeper

Enforcement playing a greater role in marine protected areas

Enforcement playing a greater role in marine protected areas

COAST CITIES — Two years after the debut of new and expanded marine protected areas, wardens are placing a greater emphasis on citations for illegal activity in the reserves.

Community cleans up the coast

Community cleans up the coast

OCEANSIDE — Two big coastal cleanups took place at Oceanside Harbor and Pier on May 11.San Diego Coastkeeper volunteers cleaned up Oceanside Harbor beach.

One year later: few violations reported in new marine protected areas, poaching a concern

One year later: few violations reported in new marine protected areas, poaching a concern

COAST CITIES — Poaching. Lobster traps where they shouldn’t be. Spearfishing protected species.