Breaking news: Outraged by a plan to bulldoze Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve, a fast growing movement comprised of political environmental climate and animal welfare orgs are mounting a campaign to stop the bulldozing of 640 acres, home to thousands of species, some threatened and endangered, LA’s last coastal wetlands. Find out more at www.defendballonawetlands.org
Two of the most potent democratic clubs have just overwhelmingly passed two resolutions to defend Ballona Wetlands. Pacific Palisades Democratic Club is the latest to strongly voice opposition to this reckless plan. West Los Angeles Democratic Club recently joined in solidarity along with 60 other groups opposing the phony restoration listed on the website.
Join our online Town Hall to hear the latest from local political leaders and to discover how you can help save Ballona Wetlands. which will remove vital habitat for many animals, ruin underlying aquifers, pollute upstream water, allow trash into this fragile ecosystem, and add more carbon into our atmosphere.
This grasslands, wetlands, and willow woodlands habitat was originally preserved to provide safe haven for native wild animals, including endangered and imperiled species such as Belding’s Savannah sparrows, burrowing owls, and California legless lizards who would be killed outright, chased away, or caged during this during this 9-year construction project.
Several animal and environmental advocacy organizations are banding together to oppose the massive bulldozing, excavation, and construction of a phony "restoration" project that would move over 2 million cubic yards of life-filled soils. Green Dream Campaign, In Defense of Animals, and Climate Reality Project co-host this online Town Hall featuring key speakers.