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Wetlands Restoration Coalition Launches New Website

In a unique collaborative effort, Friends of Ballona Wetlands, Heal the Bay, Surfrider Foundation, and Los Angeles Waterkeeper developed a comprehensive, scientific set of principles for wetland restoration projects in Southern California and beyond. Nine other organizations signed on in support of those guidelines. Since then, we have shared our principles with the California Coastal […]

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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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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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Flora of Ballona Wetlands

Bravo, Dr. Edith Read, Board Member of the Friends of Ballona Wetlands and Manager of the Ballona Freshwater Marsh, who has written the attached article, recently published in the Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences! Click here to read the paper, or download it as a pdf by clicking here. In compiling for […]

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‘Tis The Season: Support The Friends!

The time is now. After long delays, the final chapter of what will happen to the Ballona Wetlands is about to start. The State is to release the draft environmental study to determine the fate of these last remaining wetlands. The fate of the Ballona Wetlands will soon be decided and we want nothing short […]

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