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Celebrate Christmas with the Birds!

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 […]

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It’s Spider Time!

By Lisa Fimiani, Executive Director One of the most interesting parts of my job as ED for the Friends is joining the Audubon Docents every year for their training. I usually cannot make all of the classes, but I go to as many as I can. Martin Ramirez, Associate Professor, Department of Biology at LMU, […]

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Record Turnout for the Friends of Ballona Wetlands Coastal Cleanup Day Event

The Friends of Ballona Wetlands hosted one of their most heavily attended volunteer events on Saturday, September 25th, as part of California’s Coastal Cleanup Day. Volunteers, including groups from over fifteen local organizations, spread out into multiple teams to pick up solid trash along the Ballona Creek, parallel to the Ballona Wetlands, and along the […]

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Native American Basket Weaving at the Ballona Wetlands

Saturday, September 11, 2010. 10:00A. I arrived in the Ballona Wetlands to see our Programs Director, Kelly Rose, and Coordinator, Christian Alvez, gathering willow trimmings with our honored guest and instructor, Justin Farmer. They were all joined by Justin’s grandson Ryan, our girl scout in training Casey, and her parents, Kay and Keil. The Arroyo […]

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What could the Great Plains and the Ballona Wetlands have in common?

Thousands of miles away from one another, one ecosystem along the Pacific Ocean, another land-locked and pot-holed with seasonal wetlands smack dab in the middle of the country, the Ballona Wetlands the Great Plains of the Midwest have more in common than one might imagine. To gaze upon Ballona and the Plains one might not […]

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