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Bring Back Ballona!

Now is the time to act! We have been waiting for decades to see Ballona restored, and now is your chance to push for a robust science-based restoration.

Click here for the Draft EIR for the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve

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Five ways you can help!

1. Comment on the Environmental Impact Report:
Submit your comments by Feb. 5th, 2018. Ask for a robust and science-based restoration that meets "Our Vision for Ballona."

Send written comments via regular mail or e-mail to:

Richard Brody, CDFW
c/o ESA (jas)
550 Kearny Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94108

Email: BWERcomments@wildlife.ca.gov

Sample Comment Letter:

Dear Richard Brody,

I am writing to you to advocate for a robust and science-based restoration of Ballona. Alternatives 1 and 2 are the only options that will heal Ballona and restore it to fully functioning wetland. It is essential that Ballona be restored to increase habitat quality and biodiversity, increase flood protection and buffer against climate change, improve water quality, minimize disturbance to wildlife, and increase public access. I do not support Alternative 4 because doing nothing will ensure the continued degradation of Ballona and eliminate any hope for reviving a functioning wetland system we so desperately need.

Thank you,
Your Name

2. Contact your Representatives:
Tell them to push for meaningful restoration!
Click here to find your elected officials.

3. Sign our Petition:
Add your name in support of robust science-based restoration here

4. Attend a Town Hall Meeting:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Burton Chase Park – Community Center
13650 Mindanao Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

5. Spread the word:
Use #BringBackBallona through social media, email, and word of mouth.