Read more about our progress in advocating for the greater Ballona area.
- What is an EIS and why is it important?Key Take Away Point: Construction cannot be commenced on any individual component of the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Project and other state and federal approvals are obtained. However, even if some initial construction sequences could be implemented without approval of… Read more: What is an EIS and why is it important?
- AccessAccess to the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve Area A Area A is open to the general public from Wednesday’s through Saturday’s (except state holidays) from 8 AM to 1 PM. However, sometimes the reserve is closed on those days for maintenance or other reasons, so also be prepared with a backup plan, such as a… Read more: Access
- LinksSelected links for the January 30, 2024 Ballona Wetlands Community Update Webinar “Sequence 1 and 2” Memorandum Heal the Bay – Ballona Boondoggle LA Times – 1991 Article CDFW EIR Page SCC Ballona Wetlands Page
- Ballona Wetlands Community Update 2024Finding Common Ground – Tuesday, January 30th at 6 PM via zoom. Join meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86330392205?pwd=Q1V3ckhxZ3l2VDBjcjRiL2Z6d0Jzdz09 The focus will be on finding common ground and ways to move forward, This will include a discussion of why the Land Trust does not believe that the large-scale restoration proposal can move forward as designed, and why that increases… Read more: Ballona Wetlands Community Update 2024
- 20 Year Anniversary of Public Acquisition of Ballona WetlandsThe land which now makes up the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve was acquired in December of 2003, at a total cost to the public of $140 million. To celebrate 20 years of public ownership of this important natural resource, the Land Trust held a Nature Day in Area A event that was attended by roughly… Read more: 20 Year Anniversary of Public Acquisition of Ballona Wetlands
- 2023 Year End Report and Fundraising AppealMore info
- Wildlife Conservation Board FundingPlease help us bring some transparency and accountability to twenty years of wasted expenditures by sending the below email to the Wildlife Conservation Board. to: WCBCorridors@wildlife.ca.gov subject: Opposition to premature Ballona Wetlands funding decision body: Dear Chair Bokde and members of the Wildlife Conservation Board, In August of 2004, the State Coastal Conservancy indicated that restoration… Read more: Wildlife Conservation Board Funding
- FAQs for May 17th CEQA RulingDid the Court ruling set aside the Final Environmental Impact Report (FIER) that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) certified on December 30, 2020? Does CDFW have to redo all of the work it did in creating the previous EIR? Did the Land Trust Appeal the Court’s Ruling? What will happen now at… Read more: FAQs for May 17th CEQA Ruling
- New Access to Area A is a Huge Success!Students visit Area A of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve guided by Land Trust staff and volunteers For many years, the Land Trust and other groups advocated tirelessly for the gates into Area A of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve to be opened for wildlife-friendly nature appreciation and education. We were thrilled when the California… Read more: New Access to Area A is a Huge Success!
- Bike TourJoin us for a nature tour by bicycle of the Ballona Creek and Wetlands on Saturday, March 12, 2022 starting at 10 AM. Scroll down for more info and pictures. Where: Culver / Slauson Recreation Area (5072 S Slauson Ave, Los Angeles) When: Saturday, March 12, 2022 @ 10 AM What: We will travel down… Read more: Bike Tour