Understanding the Ballona Watershed & Ballona Wetlands
BIG NEWS: GRASSROOTS COALITION SETTLES OUT OF COURT WITH CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION
- Aquifer Groundwater Infiltration Protection Recharge Watershed - 14 slides
- Ecological Preserve Waterflow and Dewatering Impact - 32 slides
- Wetlands Preservation - 35 slides
- Wetlands Preservation and Restoration - 48 slides
- Activists want Public Participation in 2016 Proposed Restoration - 12 slides
- Animal Welfare Presentation - 7 slides
- Wetland Preserves Proposed Tidal Wave Levee - 13 slides
A Diagram of Aquifer underlying the Ballona Wetlands
DOUBT CALIFORNIA IS DRYING OUT? LOOK AT THESE OUTER SPACE PHOTOS!
We have taken rainwater for granted or treated it as an enemy sloping driveways to send rainwater to the street and nearest storm drain since the 1930's. Now the LA River Watershed is taking a different approach. Why not the Ballona Watershed which sends Billions of Gallons of Water to Ballona Flood Control Channel and into the Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica Bay?
What did the L.A. Basin look like before there was an L.A.?
30 MINUTES PACKED WITH INFORMATION
Rex Frankel, Editor of Rare Earth News & President of Ballona Ecosystem Education Project.
Link to his PICASA SITES below:
EVOLUTION OF BALLONA DESTRUCTION PLANS
UNBURY BALLONA CREEK TO SAVE BILLIONS
BALLONA CRITTERS AT RISK FROM STATE BULLDOZING PLANS
FACT: Santa Monica Bay Restoration has advocated opening our Ballona Wetlands to the ocean. See videos by Travis Longcore and Margot Griswold for a greater understanding of our opposition to this.
Ballona Watershed Related Material
Soeul, South Korea
PROPOSED BALLONA LEVEES ENDANGER WILDLIFE, OBSCURE VIEWS.
Controversial Ca. State Plan to Dig Out & Bury Ballona under massive new levees.
Supervisor Janice Hahn's Remarks at Board of Supervisors’ Meeting May 30, 2017 Item 10, “Regional Water Resilience Planning, Outreach and Engagement Stormwater Capture Plan”.
Playa Vista 2009 Environmental Inpact ReportBallona Wetlands ---Comment Letters.pdf - Volume IV.pdfLearn about the Riparian Corridor behind Playa Vista
Tag Cloud Items
January 31, 2018
Dear Ballona Supporters here are the BWER comments I sent to Army Corps and Fish & Wildlife
COASTAL COMMISSION MEETING - Dana Point - 12.14.17
UNANIMOUS VOTE FOR PLAYA VISTA ILLEGAL DRAIN REMOVAL
JohnTommy Rosas - Tattn Videos - Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve Draft Environmental Impact Report
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Thank you to Jonathan Coffin and Bev-Sue Powers for sharing their photographs and to Bev-Sue Powers (Power Serge Publications) for her design and writing skills. Without them, none of this would have been possible.
Ballona Photography & Commentary by Writer/Photographer Bev-Sue Powers
Get acquainted with the Wildlife at the Ballona Wetlands
SIERRA CLUB HIKE Saturday 8.12.17
FERN DELL PARK AT THE TOP OF THE BALLONA WATERSHED
Southern base of Griffith Park at Western Avenue, Los Feliz and Fern Dell
Sponsored by Angeles Chapter Central Group with Airport Marina Group participants.