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Ballona Wetlands Tour, Lecture and Restoration

Columbia Family Community Outreach: check out some of the last remaining urban wetlands in California, get together with other alums, and have some fun while helping the environment! Bag lunch is provided.











Family Community Outreach
Save the world and bring your kids!


Join fellow Lions as we help our community and learn about our local enviroment. The morning will start with a brief, but educational, lecture for kids and adults by Friends of Ballona Wetlands about the ecosystem and the importance of wetlands. We will supply coffee, water, and a bag lunch for all participants (please email jab21@columbia.edu if you want a vegan lunch). Local street parking is free on Sunday.

Where:

Ballona Wetlands 

(meet @ the parking lot behind Gordon's Market

303 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey)

When:

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Time:

9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Attire:

Sunscreen, hat and loose-fitting clothes are suggested

To Register:

Click here

 


Freshwater and Salt Marsh and Dune Tour and Habitat Restoration

This is an informative nature tour of the freshwater and salt marshes and dunes that make up the local wetlands. See a wonderful variety of birds, learn about native plants and how the freshwater system works.  Learn about our coastal ecosystem and explore the wonders of nature right in the middle of urban Los Angeles.  Come help restore the last coastal wetland habitat in Los Angeles County.  Volunteers get hands-on experience while learning about wetland ecology. Gloves and any other necessary items are provided by Friends of Ballona Wetlands.  

Please download and sign the following waiver for EVERY ATTENDEE on the Visit/Programs page at their website: www.ballonafriends.orgMinors must have the FBW waiver signed by a parent or guardian.  

To learn more about the organization: 
FRIENDS OF BALLONA WETLANDS
211 Culver Blvd., Suite K
Playa del Rey, CA 90293 
www.ballonafriends.org 
310-306-5994
 

Any question, comments or suggestions, contact:

Joshua Berman @ 310-918-8255 or jab21@columbia.edu



 


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