Like the Ballona Wetlands and most other southern California tidal wetlands, San Elijo was gradually filled in over a century. Bulldozers unfilled it over the past 18 months. Full Patch Article
Marathon Construction Co. of Lakeside on Thursday was awarded its latest Pentagon contract — a $7.37 million job to repair the quay wall at Naval Base San Diego. The work provides for the renovation of several sections of the “deteriorated” quay wall along the piers, including repair of the quay wall substructure, steel sheet piles,… [Read more]
2018-07-20 Union Tribune Sand replenishment project — part of lagoon restoration — complete BY PHIL DIEHL Officials celebrated the completion of another big North County beach replenishment project Tuesday and a milestone in the $120 million restoration of the San Elijo Lagoon. To prepare for the restoration, workers dug nearly 440,000 cubic yards of clean sand… [Read more]
2018-07-17 Cardiff State Beach Awarded One of Nation’s Best Restored Read story on the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy blog.
CARDIFF STATE BEACH NAMED ONE OF NATION’S BEST RESTORED North County Beach Sand Replenishment Efforts Complete As surfers and early morning beachgoers made their way down the Cardiff State Beach strand, local elected officials and representatives from SANDAG, Caltrans, the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, California State Parks, and the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy… [Read more]