...an environmental treasure in our own back yard
|Photo of Great Horned Owl by Jonathan Coffin|
You may have heard about the 600+ acres of the Ballona Wetlands just to the south and west of Mar Vista. But have you visited this wild habitat where coyote and the beautiful and rare White Tailed Kite hunt?
Drop by the Green Tent on Sunday, August 4, to learn more about these fragile and beautiful wetlands, which are a mosaic of different habitats: seasonal ponds, wet meadows, salt pannes, sand dunes, prairie grassland and more!
|Photo of Coyote by Jonathan Coffin|
Learn about Ballona Institute's nature walks and community-engaged restoration opportunities. Ballona Wetlands presents a great chance to show your kids what all our green efforts are working to save in their own backyard.
|Photo of one of the historical sloughs at |
Ballona Wetlands by Marcia Hanscom
Watch this video to see what treasures this area protects: