Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment

What is BEACON

The Beach Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment is a California Joint Powers Agency (JPA) established in 1986 to address coastal erosion beach….

Next BEACON Board Meeting

Friday, November 19, 2021 – 9 am
Agenda coming soon

Science Advisory Committee Meeting
Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 1 -3 pm
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Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties

Working Hard

BEACON is involved in an array of coastal studies and projects within its jurisdiction and works in close coordination with the parks, planning and public works departments of BEACON’s member agencies.

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Current Projects

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Date Line


Description coming soon… 

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Date Line


Description coming soon…

Latest Stories and Posts

Mondo’s Cove Beach Access Stairway

Mondo’s Cove Beach access stairway revised design drawing and description is included below. Based on the input from neighboring residents, stakeholders and interested members of the public, the consultants to BEACON, Jensen Design and Survey, Inc., have produced a...

Recap: Ventura Sand Summit 2/18/2021

On February 18, 2021, a regional meeting sand summit was held to address continuing erosion problems affecting the southern Ventura coastline. Zoom meeting video below:Click on images below for Powerpoint presentation/PDF for information shared during summit