Known in geological circles as the El Segundo Sand Hills, the LAX Dunes stretch from the Westchester Bluffs to Redondo Beach. The Bay Foundation helps to restore the sand dune habitat by removing invasive weeds from a recently unpaved portion of the area.
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How to See and Help Tiny Blue Butterflies in L.A.
Los Angeles World Airports, which governs LAX, handles more than just airplane traffic. The agency also manages the LAX Dunes, an approximately 307-acre habitat sandwiched between the airport and the ocean. Within the southern two-thirds of these dunes lies a preserve, home to the largest population of the endangered El Segundo blue butterfly. …So organizations… Continue reading How to See and Help Tiny Blue Butterflies in L.A.
Saving Endangered Sea Creatures
California Live’s Angela Sun dives into details about ‘The Abalone Restoration Project’ as part of The Bay Foundation’s, an L.A.-based non-profit, work to restore and recover endangered species off the Southern California Coast. Learn how abundance of overharvesting is impacting the underwater ecosystem.
Where the City Meets the Sea: Exploring LA’s Santa Monica Bay with Tom Ford
ASPN hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with Tom Ford about Santa Monica Bay, project planning in light of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and national estuaries.
Nonprofit Helps Restore Endangered Abalone Population
Scientists say there are fewer than 1,000 white abalone in the wild, due in part to overfishing. Watch how The Bay Foundation and several other organizations are on a mission to help bring back the abalone, which the organization says is important to bringing balance to kelp forests which are home to more than 700… Continue reading Nonprofit Helps Restore Endangered Abalone Population
Marine Sanitation Devices (MSDs) Mysteries Solved (Ep 5)
In this episode, which features TBF’s Andrea Carrassi, listeners will navigate the often-confusing waters of boat marine sanitation devices, otherwise known as MSDs, with the help of the CA Clean Vessel Act teams.
Santa Monica Bay Moves Forward on Plan to Rebuild Breakwater
Local environmental leaders have voiced their unanimous support for pursuing a slate of new environmental programs in and around the Santa Monica Bay using funds provided by last year’s federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Find out more.
Research & Restoration Priorities Of The Santa Monica National Estuary Program: The Bay Foundation’s Tom Ford – Interview
Tom Ford highlights The Bay Foundation’s latest work as well as new research priorities for restoring endemic seagrass as well as dune restoration efforts to combat coastal erosion and sea level rise.
$5.6 million Santa Monica Breakwater Restoration Project on Bay Foundation Wish List
Catch up on November 2021’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and what that could mean for Santa Monica Bay.
Restoring Malibu Beaches, One Volunteer at a Time
To close out Earth Day celebrations, around 50 volunteers, some from Malibu Middle and High schools, volunteered on Saturday, April 30, for a Malibu Living Shoreline Project (MLSP) organized by the Bay Foundation Dume Restoration, which aims to restore approximately three acres of sandy beach and dune habitat at Zuma Beach and Point Dume Beach.