Sea Shepherd Los Angeles is the official chapter for information, outreach and volunteers in and around the Los Angeles area. Sea Shepherd Los Angeles is a very active chapter with many dedicated volunteers who spend their weekends participating in beach cleanups, tabling at concerts and festivals, being a voice for marine wildlife at special meetings, and otherwise representing Sea Shepherd in and around this diverse and vibrant city.

Kevin Yzaguirre is the Los Angeles Coordinator and Victoria Szuch is the co-coordinator. They can be reached at la@seashepherd.org

 

Upcoming Events

January 25, 2017 - Oak Park High School Outreach - Oak Park, CA

January 28, 2017 - Beach Guardians Beach Clean-up and Community Vegan Potluck Picnic - Los Angeles, CA

February 11-12, 2017 - Conscious Life Expo - Los Angeles (David Hance speaking)

February 16, 2017 - Reel Big Fish and Anti-Flag Concert - Los Angeles

March 7, 2017 - Red Hot Chili Peppers - Los Angeles

March 10, 2017 - Wines Of Italy - Beverly Hills

March 17, 2017 - Architects Tour - Pomona, CA

March 18, 2017 - Architects Tour - West Hollywood, CA

 

Previous Events

December 6, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles @ Eco Dive Center - Culver City, CA
November 19, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles presents, Why Just One? - Woodland Hills, CA
November 12, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at A WALK ON WATER **CANCELLED**
October 29 - 30, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at SoCal VegFest
October 6, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles and Gojira at the Wiltern
September 25, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Abbot Kinney Festival 2016
September 24, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Banana Festival 2016
September 18, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Beyond the Shore Paddlefest
August 27, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles whale watching trip with Capt, Dave's
August 13, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles Beach Guardians beach cleanup
July 30, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Vegan Faire 2016
July 16, 2016 - Sea Shepherd at Boston Concert
July 14, 2016 - Sea Shepherd at Boston Concert
July 9, 2016 - Long Beach Cleanup
June 26, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Seal Day 2016
June 4 - 5, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Scuba Show 2016 - Long Beach, CA
May 1, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at VegFest LA - North Hills, CA  
April 16 - 17, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park - Santa Barbara, Ca  
April 9, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at the Calabasas Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo - Calabasas, Ca  
March 5, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles Beach Guardians beach cleanup - Playa Del Rey, CA
February 20 - 21, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at The Long Beach Comic Expo
February 13, 2016 - World Love for Dolphins Day
January 31, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Whale Fiesta
January 16, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles Beach Guardians
November 29, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles Beach Guardians
November 14, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles & Capt. Dave's Dolphin and Whale Safari
October 30, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles Screening of "How To Change the World"
October 17, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles Beach Guardians beach cleanup
October 6, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Eco Dive Center
October 4, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at the 3rd. annual Beyond the Shore paddlefest
September 27, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at the 2015 Abbot Kinney Festival
September 19, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at the Banana Festival
September 12 - 13, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at the Long Beach Comic Con
August 15, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angles at the 4th. Annual Thank You Whales Celebration
August 1, 2015 - Sea Shepherd LA Beach Guardians at Zuma Beach
July 18, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles Beach Guardians beach cleanup
June 28, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Seal Day 2015
June 19 - 21, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles returns to Santa Barbara for the Summer Solstice Festival
June 6 - 7, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at The Scuba Show
May 30, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at The El Rey Theatre with Xavier Rudd
May 8, 2015 - Samuel J. and Friends@Full Circle
May 2, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles Beach Guardians
April 18 - 19, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at the Santa Barbara Earth Day
April 12, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at Harvelle’s in Long Beach
April 11, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at the Calabasas Earth Day/Green Expo
March 21, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles Beach Guardians
March 6, 2015 - Samuel J & Sea Shepherd
February 28, 2015 - March 1, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at the Long Beach Comic Expo
February 13, 2015 - World Love for Dolphins Day
January 25, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles at The Whale Fiesta
January 17, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles “Beach Guardians” beach cleanup
December 20, 2014 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles “Beach Guardians” beach cleanup
November 22, 2014 - Sea Shepherd Los Angeles “Beach Guardians” beach cleanup
September 28, 2014 - Abbot Kinney Festival
September 27, 2014 - Banana Festival
September 6, 2014 - Sea Shepherd California Beach Guardians
June 21, 2014 - Riders Unite Art Show / Fundraiser
May 31, 2014 - National Animal Rights Day
April 19 - 20, 2014 - Topanga Earth Day
September 28, 2013 - Dyan Kane & The Whole Jazz Combo
August 24, 2013 - Malipalooza 2013
June 8 - 9, 2013 - Scuba Show 2013
May 19, 2013 - Seal Day 2013
September 30, 2012 - Veggie Grill / Sea Shepherd Fundraiser
June 30, 2012 - Sea No Evil Art Show
May 23, 2012 - Save Our Skipper
April 14, 2012 - Calabasas Earth Day
February 16, 2012 - Vigil for Erwin
June 25, 2011 - Sea No Evil 2011
November 17 - 20, 2010 - DEMA Dive Show
Sea Shepherd
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 11 - Big Fish
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 11 - Big Fish
This week the crew of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's ships The Farley Mowat and The Martin Sheen find and retrieve an illegal totoaba bass net from the critically endangered vaquita marina's habitat Watch all episodes at: http://www.seashepherd.org/milagro2/multimedia/videos.html ‪#‎OpMilag...
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 10 - Light up the Dark
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 10 - Light up the Dark
Actor Gregg Lowe crews with Sea Shepherd to help us protect the vaquita. The M/V Farley Mowat lights up the vaquita refuge and deters poacher from laying deadly nets in the vaquita marina's habitat. Watch all episodes at: http://seashepherd.org/milagro2/multimedia
Sea Shepherd Wildlife - False Killer Whales
Sea Shepherd Wildlife - False Killer Whales
The first video of our new series "Sea Shepherd Wildlife". This episode is about one of the lesser know large dolphins - The False Killer Whales. Learn more about these beautiful creatures with the Sea Shepherd crew. Share it with your friends. Video by Carolina A. Castro Narration by Nicole D'Entr...
Sea Shepherd Removes gillnet from Endangered Vaquita Habitat
Sea Shepherd Removes gillnet from Endangered Vaquita Habitat
Sea Shepherd Removes gillnet from Endangered Vaquita Habitat.
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 05 - Gillnet Damage
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 05 - Gillnet Damage
Join the crew of the R/V Martin Sheen as they witness the damage a gillnet can cause to marine wildlife while patrolling the endangered vaquita's refuge in Mexico.
From Taiji to Tanks: A Look at the Barren Lives of Captive Dolphins
From Taiji to Tanks: A Look at the Barren Lives of Captive Dolphins
In November 2015, Sea Shepherd's Cove Guardians observed the captive cetaceans at Japan's Adventure World.Though this marine park has dolphins from Taiji, the suffering behind cetacean captivity looks much the same around the world. To learn how you can support Operation Henkaku and help us break t...
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 03 - Sailing with Dolphins
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 03 - Sailing with Dolphins
The crew of Sea Shepherd's research sailing vessel, the R/V Martin Sheen, sails in search of the smallest cetacean in the world, the endangered vaquita marina porpoise.
M/V Farley Mowat Crew Prepares for Operation Milagro II
M/V Farley Mowat Crew Prepares for Operation Milagro II
Join the crew of the M/V Farley Mowat as they prepare the ship to embark on its maiden Sea Shepherd campaign - Operation Milagro II, Fall 2015 Vaquita Porpoise Defense Campaign. With an estimated 97 individuals remaining, the endangered vaquita is facing the very real threat of extinction. Please ...
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 01 - Turtle Rescue
Operation Milagro II: Vlog 01 - Turtle Rescue
The Vlog from the Gulf of California 01 - Turtle Rescue. Follow the crew of the Research Vessel, the R/V Martin Sheen, as they patrol the upper Gulf of California in Mexico - to protect the most endangered marine mammal in the world, the vaquita marina porpoise.
Taiji, Japan - Pilot whale tethered and drowned
Taiji, Japan - Pilot whale tethered and drowned
A wounded pilot whale, visibly bleeding and barely able to stay above the surface of the water, is tethered and drowned in the cove by Taiji's killers, after briefly escaping from under the tarps where its pod is being slaughtered.
Operation Milagro II Vaquita Defense Campaign
Operation Milagro II Vaquita Defense Campaign
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society returns to Mexico to protect the critically endangered vaquita marina in the only waters on Earth this petite porpoise calls home. Working in partnership with the Mexican government, Sea Shepherd will strive to bring about a miracle for the endangered vaquita before...
Sea Shepherd Central America Goodwill Campaign for the Pacific
Sea Shepherd Central America Goodwill Campaign for the Pacific
A look at Sea Shepherd Central America's journey of research and observation to Cocos Island, a world-renowned marine sanctuary located 350 miles offshore. The goal of the goodwill campaign is to promote awareness for the protection of species that inhabit the Central Pacific.
Gregg Lowe Supports Sea Shepherd
Gregg Lowe Supports Sea Shepherd
Actor Gregg Lowe, star of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," discusses the importance of Sea Shepherd's work to protect the oceans, why he is vegan for the planet and for all species, and his desire to join a Sea Shepherd campaign to defend ocean wildlife on the frontlines. Video by: Reece Pickering
Operation Henkaku 2015 Dolphin Defense Campaign
Operation Henkaku 2015 Dolphin Defense Campaign
Sea Shepherd's Cove Guardians are gearing up for the sixth season of our Taiji Dolphin Defense Campaign. As we return to the cove to expose the brutal capture and slaughter of dolphins and small whales, stand with us! The dolphins need you! To volunteer as a Cove Guardian, please email groundcrew@s...
12 Defendants, One Movement. Warning Graphic Footage.
12 Defendants, One Movement. Warning Graphic Footage.
“We were one small boat and five bodies against 500 people on the beach and 50 boats pushing…but there’s no reason not to fight.” On August 12, 61 pilot whales were slaughtered on the killing beach of Sandavágur in the Faroe Islands. With the odds stacked against them, in the face of adve...
Operation Jairo Crew Protect Nesting Leatherback Turtle
Operation Jairo Crew Protect Nesting Leatherback Turtle
Just feet from where they were attacked not a month before, Sea Shepherd's Operation Jairo volunteers defend a nesting leatherback turtle from poachers on Pacuare Beach in Costa Rica. All 63 eggs are now being protected in a hatchery, where they will have the best chance of survival out of the hands...
#StandUp250 Corsica (France) - Xavier Figarella
#StandUp250 Corsica (France) - Xavier Figarella
"They asked me, 'do you want cuffs' and I said 'Yes, it's better.' Because inside it was like an explosion.” Xavier is one of 7 Sea Shepherd crewmembers arrested in the Faroe Islands since July 20. Their 'crime'? Defending pilot whales from slaughter. For more information on how you can #StandUp...
Meet the Crew: Operation Jairo – Honduras
Meet the Crew: Operation Jairo – Honduras
Meet some of the Sea Shepherd volunteers in Honduras for Operation Jairo, Sea Shepherd's 2015 Sea Turtle Defense Campaign! The crew hails from all over the world, from countries including the United States, Australia, Norway, and France. These volunteers work tirelessly to patrol the beaches in Hond...
#StandUp250 Italy - Marianna Baldo
#StandUp250 Italy - Marianna Baldo
“In the same way that they think they …. have the right to kill these animals, that are wild animals, I have exactly the same right to save them.” Marianna is one of 7 Sea Shepherd crewmembers arrested in the Faroe Islands since July 20. Their 'crime'? Defending pilot whales from slaughter. ...
The Trial Begins
The Trial Begins
Video update from Tórshavn court this morning as five Sea Shepherd crewmembers stand trial for StandingUp for the pilot whales of the Faroe Islands. Take action: http://www.seashepherd.org/standup250
Denmark's Shame
Denmark's Shame
The slaughter of cetaceans is outlawed throughout the European Union, including Denmark, in accordance with Appendix II of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention). However, in the Faroe Islands, the slaughter of pilot whales and other small ce...
#StandUp250 Belgium - Christophe Bondue
#StandUp250 Belgium - Christophe Bondue
"We're just here ... to try to save lives." Christophe is one of 7 Sea Shepherd crewmembers arrested in the Faroe Islands since July 20. Their 'crime'? Defending pilot whales from slaughter. For more information on how you can #StandUp250 for the pilot whales of the Faroe Islands, and for Sea Shephe...
#StandUp250 South Africa - Rosie Kunneke
#StandUp250 South Africa - Rosie Kunneke
"Calling something a tradition doesn't make it right. I grew up in the tradition of apartheid and we begged the world to come and help us; to get rid of that ugliness." Rosie is one of 7 Sea Shepherd crewmembers arrested in the Faroe Islands since July 20. Their 'crime'? Defending pilot whales from...
Mass Slaughter Of Pilot Whales In The Faroe Islands. WARNING. GRAPHIC
Mass Slaughter Of Pilot Whales In The Faroe Islands. WARNING. GRAPHIC
WARNING: GRAPHIC. Mass Slaughter Of Pilot Whales In The Faroe Islands. Sea Shepherd Crew Arrested. On July 23 2015, approximately 250 pilot whales were slaughtered on the killing beaches of the Faroe Islands. The slaughters, known by the traditional Faroese term ‘grindadráp, took place in two se...
Meet the Crew: Operation Jairo – Costa Rica
Meet the Crew: Operation Jairo – Costa Rica
Meet the team of dedicated volunteers working to protect nesting turtles and their hatchlings on the shores of Costa Rica as part of Operation Jairo, Sea Shepherd’s 2015 Sea Turtle Defense Campaign. This international crew includes volunteers from Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Germany, th...