One year ago today, something amazing happened. For the first time in over a century, the Bolsa Chica Wetlands were reunited with the Pacific Ocean. And one year later, The Register takes a look at all the progress made.
So what do YOU think about all the progress made at the wetlands? Are you happy to see the tidal flow restored? Are you still worried about new housing developments encroaching upon the wetlands? Do you think we’re doing enough to protect the wetlands? And are you confident that this little wild stretch of the Orange Coast will be here for future generations to enjoy?
I remember when the wetlands reopened to the sea one year ago today, and I remember being so overjoyed that local environmentalists were finally enjoying the fruit of all their hard labor. But today, I am wondering whether I should still feel so overjoyed. There is still one more fight over one more proposed development at the wetlands. And oh yes, we must still ensure that the wetlands are maintained, and that none of these protected lands are ever reopened for development.
So enough of me talking, I’m ready to hear from YOU. So what do you think about Bolsa Chica, one year later? Go ahead. Make my day. Fire away!