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The Bay Foundation’s 5-Year Monitoring Report of Ballona is a Must-Read

The Bay Foundation recently released their 5-year monitoring report of Ballona, and it is an absolute must-read. The report is the result of data collected during five years of rigorous scientific monitoring. Their comprehensive survey of the biological, chemical, and physical characteristics of Ballona provides critical information on the overall condition of the Reserve. The […]

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Ted Lieu Announces Legislation To Expand Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area To Include Coastal Areas

Last week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) announced his latest legislation: the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Act (H.R. 4871). Mr. Lieu was Joined by Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin, Culver City Councilman Jim Clarke and Manhattan Beach City Councilman Wayne Powell at the […]

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Restoration Works

The Friends supported The Bay Foundation’s recent request of the California Coastal Commission implement a small iceplant removal project in the Ballona Wetlands. What should have been a routine request of the Commissioners became a battleground over the pros and cons of non-native invasive plants in the Ecological Reserve. This article, written by Katherine Pease […]

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El Segundo Blue Butterfly Celebration Recap

LMU Center for Urban Resilience’s Laurel Hunt wrote a really great recap of our recent celebration of El Segundo Blue Butterflies at the Ballona Dunes. Be sure to check it out, and a big thank you to Laurel and the team at LMU CURes for all their support! Click here to read the recap. Share

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Do You Know Where Your Birds Are?

Find out on Bird LA Day! Check out the Bird LA website for a full list of all the events happening all over our city. There is no cost, and a ton of great options for you to participate in. We’ll be hosting a bird walk starting at Ballona Discovery Park and heading over to […]

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