The Bay Foundation (TBF), in partnership with California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), Friends of Ballona Wetlands (FBW), and community volunteers, are conducting a project to remove invasive vegetation while broadening public involvement and stewardship at the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve (Reserve). This report serves as the sixth annual report of the “Ballona Wetlands… Continue reading Ballona Wetlands Restoration: Community Iceplant Removal Project, Year 6 Annual Report
This report summarizes activities and scientific monitoring results for the Malibu Living Shoreline Project from December 2020 through December 2021. The restoration was implemented from 14 December 2020 to 12 February 2021, including the installation of sand fencing and biomimicry stakes to build dune topography, installation of symbolic post and rope fencing to limit beach… Continue reading Malibu Living Shoreline Project Year 1 Annual Report
This report summarizes activities for the Santa Monica Beach Restoration Pilot Project from December 2015 through October 2021. The restoration was implemented in two phases over the course of two weeks in December 2016 including the installation of fencing and seeding of native coastal strand vegetation species. For details on the implementation efforts and prior… Continue reading Santa Monica Beach Restoration Pilot Project – Year 5 Report
Hundreds of winged and finned friends gathered a few hundred yards off the coast [by the SM Pier] from Lifeguard Tower 20 for a veritable feeding frenzy. Director of the Bay Foundation Tom Ford said that several factors could be working together to bring concentrations of small fish close to local shores.
ABC7’s “Solutions” explores LAX Dunes, discovering some of Southern California’s most endangered species flourishing at the LAX Dunes. . . . ”This isn’t just some sort of fenced-in property, but this is a really vital habitat and restoration is occurring,” said The Bay Foundation’s Chris Enyart.
Images of Point Dume Beach pre-restoration alongside a post-restoration rendering.
Images of Zuma Lagoon pre-restoration alongside a post-restoration rendering.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Santa Monica Beach Restoration Pilot Project.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Manhattan Beach Dune Restoration Project.
This presentation captures project goals and 5-year statistics for the community restoration efforts at the Ballona Reserve.