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Another GREAT Earth Day at Ballona!

On Saturday, April 23 from 9A until Noon, more than 200 volunteers broke up into 3 groups, removing 150 pounds of non-native weeds from the Ballona Dunes and 150 pounds of solid trash from the Ballona Creek Levee. Four staff members along with three Board Members and numerous regular volunteers came out to host our […]

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Earth Day 2016 At Ballona

Join us on Saturday, April 23rd from 9:00am to 12:00pm for the Friends of Ballona Wetlands annual Earth Day Celebration! All are welcome, but groups should register by sending an email to info@ballonafriends.org with your primary contact and estimated number of participants. To download map & directions click here. To download and print the waiver […]

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Boa Dumped at Ballona Freshwater Marsh – the rumors are true – NOW WHAT?!?

About six months ago, Dr. Edith Read, Manager of the Ballona Freshwater Marsh, and the Friends office were notified that someone was seen dumping “a large python” on the Bluff above the Ballona Freshwater Marsh. We took that report with a grain of salt, since we could not verify the source and the snake hadn’t […]

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Friends of Ballona Wetlands Moonlight on the Marsh Gala to Honor Wetlands Heroines and LMU October 24, 2015

Friends of Ballona Wetlands will be holding their 10th annual Moonlight on the Marsh celebration on Saturday, October 24th, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Marina del Rey Marriott Rooftop Bayview Ballroom. They will be honoring Suzanne Goode, Natural Resource Program Manager for the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Angeles District. Ms. Goode […]

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Celebrating The Blues

It’s courting time for the tiny El Segundo Blue butterfly and Friends of Ballona Wetlands celebrated the successful repopulation of this endangered species to Ballona on Saturday. The Friends have been looking for the butterflies ever since they began their dunes restoration project back in the 1990s, reintroducing stands of dune buckwheat, the butterfly’s only […]

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