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Tag: El Segundo Blue Butterfly

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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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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We’ve Got The Blues! Friends’ 7th Annual Butterfly Count

We’ve long suspected that the El Segundo Blue butterfly—a federally-designated endangered species—might be in the Ballona Wetlands, since reports of its presence date back to the early 1980s. But this year, during our seventh annual butterfly survey at Ballona, we were ecstatic to count over 70 El Segundo Blues in the Ballona dunes! These butterflies, […]

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