Posts Tagged Friends of Ballona Wetlands

August Events Keep You Cool

No doubt about it, August is a hot month! This time of year, we are all – even the seagulls – looking for ways to chill out when the temps rise here in Los Angeles. Why not cool down along Southern California’s coast by getting involved in a beach clean-up or visiting one of our… READ MORE

Back to School Stormwater Tips

We know what you’re thinking. “Is it time to go back to school already?” With everyone beginning to prepare for that first day back in class, we wanted to offer a few stormwater tips for parents, teachers and students as we all get ready for another school year. 1. Talk to your child’s teacher about… READ MORE

Preventing Pollution is Patriotic

July 4th is one of the most popular beach days of the year. Officials estimate that more than 1 million people visit LA County beaches to enjoy the water and the fireworks displays that light up Santa Monica Bay on Independence Day. If you plan on spending anytime at one of our local beaches over… READ MORE

A-May-zing Events to Discover This Month

May is simply a-bloom with events. From celebrating American Wetlands Month to an inaugural run along the LA River, these events will have you discovering some hidden (and not so hidden!) environmental gems here in LA. > May is American Wetlands Month! On May 12 and 13, the Friends of the Ballona Wetlands will host… READ MORE

LA Sanitation Director Enrique Zaldivar Honored

As part of its annual Watershed Warrior Celebration on April 26, the Friends of Ballona Wetlands honored LA Sanitation Director Enrique C. Zaldivar with its  Passionate Pickleweed Award. “Enrique Zaldivar is one of those individuals who uses his position of authority to not only deliver on the services that we depend on from our Bureau… READ MORE

Earth-Friendly Events Abound in April

With Spring officially all around us, it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy some environmental fun with friends and family. Since April 22 is Earth Day, this month is filled with earth-friendly events, including gardening-themed events, an LA river clean-up and a paddleboard race! > Join fellow garden enthusiasts weekly at Transition LA’s Work Together in the Garden events… READ MORE

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