This report summarizes activities and scientific monitoring results for the Malibu Living Shoreline Project. The purpose of this project is to transform 3.26 acres of coastal habitat on Zuma, Westward and Point Dume Beaches in Malibu, CA, into a non-contiguous California native plant, coastal dune system that not only beautifies the Malibu coast, but also… Continue reading Malibu Living Shoreline Project Year 2 Annual Report
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
There’s still time to pitch in on the Manhattan Beach Dune Restoration Project. The restoration project kicked off in January in Manhattan Beach and several other local beaches with an aim to revive a robust native habitat and set a path for the future as seas threaten to wash away one of Southern California’s most… Continue reading Community Urged to Help with Manhattan Beach Dune Restoration Project
The Bay Foundation (TBF), in partnership with the City of Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors, and California State Coastal Conservancy, announces the Manhattan Beach Dune Restoration Project. This project aims to increase the resilience of over one-half mile of active shoreline against sea level rise and erosion by implementing nature-based… Continue reading The Bay Foundation and City of Manhattan Beach Partner on Dune Restoration Project for the Future of Our Beaches
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.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Manhattan Beach Dune Restoration Project.
The Bay Foundation (TBF) has released the latest annual report for the Ballona Wetlands Restoration: Community Iceplant Removal Project (Year 5), indicating that the restoration project has thus far successfully removed over 34 tons of iceplant from the project area within the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve (Reserve), showing very little regrowth. Five-year highlights include installation… Continue reading The Bay Foundation Releases Year 5 Report on Ballona Wetlands Community Iceplant Removal Project
This presentation captures project goals and 5-year statistics for the community restoration efforts at the Ballona Reserve.
Along a postcard stretch of Southern California, beneath the geologic grandeur of Point Dume, Sara Cuadra cradled a rake and prodded what seemed like just a patch of white sand. To the untrained eye, this was just another pretty spot in Malibu — a popular site for film shoots and Instagrams, body surfing and long… Continue reading Can Reviving Beach Dunes Help California with Sea Level Rise