Archive for November, 2010
The REI Giving Tree: How to get your perfect holiday gifts AND help continue restoration and education at the Ballona Wetlands in one easy step!
It’s our great pleasure to announce that Friends of Ballona Wetlands will be a recipient of REI Santa Monica’s Holiday Giving Tree program! Beginning Thanksgiving weekend through Christmas Eve, REI stores offer their customers the opportunity to make a donation to local organizations doing outdoor conservation and recreation, and REI Santa Monica has chosen the […]
Thank you to everyone who helped make our 5th annual Moonlight on the Marsh celebration such an unforgettable evening. To relive the night, check out photos from the event at our Flickr page, courtesy of christamaephoto.com. Here are just a few highlights: Share
Posted: November 9th, 2010 under News From The Friends And Ballona.
Tags: benefit, boat cruise, christamaephoto.com, event, Friends of Ballona Wetlands, fun!, fundraiser, Hornblower, marina, Marina del Rey, photos
By Karina Johnston Gnatcatcher (1) by Dan Cooper On the morning of Saturday, October 23rd, Dan Cooper, an ornithologist working for the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission, identified two California Gnatcatchers (Polioptila californica) in the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve. The gnatcatcher has been listed as Federally Threatened since 1993, and has not been identified as […]
Posted: November 2nd, 2010 under Local News.
Tags: Ballona Wetlands, Birds, California Gnatcatcher, California Legless Lizard, harrier, native birds, native species, threatened species, wildlife