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
PLAYA VISTA ALERT
Underground gas storage of unrefined petroleum based gases is a cheap method compared to steel tanks, but is associated with cancer plumes and poor health of everyone downwind.
This page lists resources to keep you informed, more informed than newspapers now a days are willing to publishing about their advertisers.
|State Acquisition of Ballona Wetlands
Ballona Wetlands Land Trust
The Playa Vista
“Buyer Beware” Education Program
(A Volunteer Opportunity)
PROFESSIONAL GAS MIGRATION EXPERTS SOUND THE ALARM:
HOUSING NEAR GAS STORAGE SITE COULD BE FORMULA FOR DISASTER
Public and Safety Issues
Tag Cloud Items
WATCH VIDEO of COUNTY PARKS NEEDS ASSESSMENT of the Marina - Burton Chace Park 1.30.16. Participants expressed a desire to have more parks and habitat areas at the Marina. While the Assessment focused on local resident needs, several speakers were concerned with County Wide use of the Marina. They referred to U.S. Congress' definition of the purpose of taking 950 acres of Ballona Wetlands for a Small Boat Harbor and Recreation area in 1954 Documents 389 and 780.
Go to the Youtube page containing the video and click and copy as follows in purple mark up.
1) Click on Share - 3 new tabs appear: "Share Embed Email"
2) Click on Embed - appearing is a field with automatically highlighted text (the needed iframe html code for embed).
3) Menu bar item "Edit -> Copy" to capture into local copy/paste buffer, for pasting into the web page body.
Scroll down to continue to 2nd image and it's instructions.
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Where to see list of Broken Links: Click this URL -> http://saveballona.org/admin/reports/linkchecker
Also, available via Drupal Admin Menu item "Reports -> Broken Lists pulldown menu item"
You will see a list of rows, each row similar to the below. To fix the link, most times, one Edits The Node(s) by clicking on the supplied links in the right hand column. See below the red circled links and text.
Marina Del Rey Parcel 44 at end of Basin, is U shaped.
Current as of January 12, 2016 a link list to http://file.lacounty.gov Marina Del Rey parcel leases, amendments, and extra changes (i.e. ownership).
The below link goes to the LA County page that has a table of all these files, upon which this page is based.
|Parcel Name||Exp Date||Parcel|
|Shanghai Red's Restaurant||5/9/2021||61|
|Bay Club Apartments & Marina||6/7/2021||8|
|Villa del Mar Marina||6/7/2021||13|
|The Boat Yard||2/28/2022||53|