Archive for December, 2010
By Lisa Fimiani, Executive Director Those of us who live in the Ballona Creek Watershed are used to seeing plastic bags and bottles and styrofoam containers in Ballona Creek – especially after a storm event. Well, we’ve had quite a few lately with more to come. With all the effort going into education and awareness […]
By Lisa Fimiani, Executive Director During the Ballona Wetlands Science and Research Symposium, held Wednesday, December 8th at Loyola Marymount University, Barbara Courtois, veteran Friends and Audubon Docent and Co-manager of the Audubon Ballona Wetlands Education Program, received an outstanding volunteer award from the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission (SMBRC) for her passion and commitment […]
By Lisa Fimiani, Executive Director Some very important citizen science projects go on this time of year, and it has nothing to do with religion or Christmas, really. Once upon a time birds were SHOT for sport at Christmas time, until someone figured out, “oh, we might not have many more birds around if we […]
Posted: December 15th, 2010 under Local News.
Tags: Audubon, bird counts, Christmas, Christmas Bird Count, citezen scientists, Cooper Ecological, L.A. Audubon, Palos Verdes, San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita, science, winter
LSA Associates, Inc. has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Friends of Ballona Wetlands, Los Angeles’ preeminent wetlands education and preservation group, which will help the organization continue its stewardship and protection of the environmentally sensitive Ballona Wetlands area. LSA was previously a sponsor of both the first annual Ballona Watershed Warrior Celebration and the […]
Our favorite gallery in the world has found yet another way to benefit your favorite environmental charities! Head over to The G2 Gallery, take in the amazing current exhibits, and be sure to drop a dollar or two into our stocking! Share