Nothin' But Sand

by steve watts March 18, 2012

Heal the Bay beach cleanup

Heal the Bay: Grab Some Friends for a Beach Cleanup! 

Heal the Bay is a powerful symbol of how just one person can make an incredible difference in the local community. Back in 1985, Dorothy Green decided to organize concerned Angelenos and end the dumping of incompletely treated sewage into the bay.

You don’t have to be an activist like Dorothy Green to make a big impact.  Whether you live in Malibu, South Bay, Silverlake or Compton, whether you have just a few minutes, or a few days to get involved, and whether you're young or old, you can take some simple, direct actions to become a more active member of your community and help protect the ocean and beach you love.

Heal the Bay began out of this grassroots effort and since then, more than 100,000 volunteers and supporters like you have made incredible strides in improving the quality of the Santa Monica Bay and our beaches and neighborhoods.


steve watts
steve watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left

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