Long Beach habitat restoration

Port of Long Beach Contributes $20,000 to Support Rescue of Local Birds

polb-bird-rescue The Port of Long Beach announced Tuesday that it is expanding its partnership with International Bird Rescue, a global expert in oiled wildlife emergencies and aquatic bird care, a partnership that was unofficially established during an animal cruelty case that made Southern California headlines earlier this year.

O’Donnell Announces Improvements at El Dorado Nature Center Set to Begin

Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell - Photo from patrick-odonnell.com/ Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell – Photo from patrick-odonnell.com/ Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell announced today that work on the first of many community-identified improvements needed at the El Dorado Nature Center is set to begin.

El Dorado Native Plant Sale Returns With California-Friendly Blooms

El Dorado Nature Center Native Plant Sale The El Dorado Nature Center Native Plant Sale will take place October 27, 2012. On Saturday, October 27, 2012 the El Dorado Nature Center will be brimming with California native plants for sale — just in time for outdoor fall planting. 

Restoration Projects Under Way at El Dorado Nature Center

Restoration Projects under way Several restoration projects are under way at El Dorado Nature Center as part of the second phase of the El Dorado Nature Center Master Plan. The work includes habitat restoration, trail reinforcement at priority locations, and replacement of the pedestrian bridge that links the island to the trails.

The Los Cerritos Wetlands Restoration Effort Takes A Significant Step Forward

los-cerritos-wetlands clean up The efforts to restore the Los Cerritos Wetlands took a significant step forward with the approval of a $450,000 grant to fund a Habitat Restoration and Public Access Conceptual Plan. “This is a significant milestone for the restoration of the Los Cerritos Wetlands,” said Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority Chair and Long Beach Councilmember Gary DeLong.

El Dorado Nature Center Features Native Plants for Sale

island-snapdragon Photo by Philip Bouchard This weekend, rare and unusual California and Southwest native plants will be available for sale from the El Dorado Nature Center. The Native Plant Sale begins on Saturday, November 13, at 9:00 a.m.

Port approves $1.3M for Colorado Lagoon restoration

colorado-lagoon-restoration The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a $1.3 million advance payment on December 14 to the City of Long Beach to help pay for the first phase of the Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project. The Port’s Colorado Lagoon funding will help pay for the installation of devices to divert polluted runoff away from the lagoon and maintenance of the underground connection to Marine Stadium.

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