The Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve – A Seasonal Freshwater Wetland
A short, historical perspective with transparency maps from 1923 and 1860 and overlays of Google aerials. Author Tongva Native American, John Tommy Rosas calls into question the legitimacy of turning a freshwater wetland into full tidal which it never was – (abridged by Jeanette Vosburg, for Sierra Club Airport Marina Group Presentation Tuesday, October 15, 2019)
Join the Airport-Marina Sierra Club Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 7:00 pm,
Burton Chace Park Community Room 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey Doors Open: 6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, agenda from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The big questions: The legality of the proposed conversion of Predominantly Freshwater Wetlands to Full Tidal ?
What proof do we have it has been Predominantly Freshwater Wetlands for at least 94 years?
How will Ballona wildlife, insects and soil be affected in the short and long term?
What can you do to help make sure Ballona stays a Seasonal Freshwater Wetlands?