Thursday, March 10, 2011

Feast your eyes (& taste buds) on the natural beauty of Southern California!

If you're visiting Los Angeles this weekend, come on out and enjoy a tour of some natural beauty for FREE! These wetlands are one of the reasons our romantic Los Angeles hotel is so special.




SALT MARSH AND DUNES TOURS
Second Sunday of each month 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. - this weekend, Sunday, March 13.
An informative nature tour of the salt marsh and dunes. Learn about our coastal
ecosystem and explore the wonders of nature right in the middle of urban Los Angeles.

OPEN HOUSE AT THE SALT MARSH/DUNES
Second Saturday of each month 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. - This weekend, Saturday, March 12.

FRESHWATER MARSH TOURS
Second and fourth Saturdays of each month 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. - This Saturday, March 12.
An informative tour of the Freshwater Marsh. See a wonderful variety of birds, learn
about native plants and how the freshwater system works.

Please download and sign our waiver on the Visit/Programs page of our website at www.ballonafriends.org.

Minors must have the FBW waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

FRIENDS OF BALLONA WETLANDS
211 Culver Blvd., Suite K
Playa del Rey, CA 90293
www.ballonafriends.org
310-306-5994

Where to meet:
Saltwater Marsh: Parking lot behind Gordon's Market at 303 Culver Blvd, Playa del Rey.
Freshwater Marsh: Park on the southwest side of Jefferson before Lincoln Blvd.




While you're out and about, pick up some farm fresh produce from one of the neighboring Farmers' Markets.

- Playa Vista Farmers' Market - Saturday, March 12 9am-2pm - 6400 Sea Bluff Dr., Los Angeles

- Mar Vista Farmer's Market - Sunday, March 13 9am-2pm - 12224 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles

- Santa Monica Sunday Farmers' Market - Sunday, March 13 9:30am-1:00pm - Ocean Park & Main Street, Santa Monica

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