The Gift of Ocean Stewardship

50% of Los Angeles students have never seen the ocean. We can do better. Your Giving Tuesday donation supports Heal the Bay’s goal of sending 10,000 kids on a field trip to the sea for hands-on learning and discovery.

Our Latest News

We’re hosting a virtual Stormwater Workshop on 12/9. Our team shares thoughts on the COP26 climate conference. Here’s what we know about the OC oil spill and how to take action. View the journey of our released Giant Sea Bass.

Our Impact

Beach and neighborhood cleanups are just the beginning. Heal the Bay staff work to mobilize LA’s diverse communities to protect our coastline, restore our waterways, and speak out for clean water policy.

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Get Involved

Ripples become waves. When you volunteer with us your generous time supports ocean and freshwater recreational areas in LA County ensuring they are safe, optimizes how we manage our local water supply, and takes action for equitable access to clean water and open space.


Take Part

Visit Our Aquarium

Steps from the ocean, an underwater wonderland awaits. Our kid-friendly Heal the Bay Aquarium under the Santa Monica Pier features 100+ species of marine life that live right offshore. Our Aquarium’s outdoor patio experience is open in limited capacity on Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 4pm.

Dive In

Summit to Sea

When we “Heal the Bay” we start farther inland than you might think. Take an interactive trip with us as we follow water’s journey from the Sierras to Santa Monica Bay.