Long Beach Los Cerritos Wetlands
Photo by Andrea Booher/FEMA
Fire Family Foundation is offering assistance to those affected by the raging fires that are burning in Southern California. Fire began on Tuesday, in San Diego, and the later in the evening in Santa Barbara County.
Map courtesy of the Long Beach Fire Department.
On Wednesday, May 14th at 9:11 a.m. the Long Beach Fire Department responded to a brush fire in the Los Cerritos Wetlands area near the southeast corner of Second Street and Pacific Coast Highway.
Volunteers will help monitor a population of green sea turtles. Photo by Claire Atkinson
The Aquarium of the Pacific has organized a citizen science project to monitor a population of green sea turtles living in the San Gabriel River in Long Beach.
The Los Cerritos Wetlands have recently implemented new hydrocarbon-absorbing foam barriers in Alamitos Bay near the AES Power Plant that allows for the unmanned cleanup of oil-polluted runoff and increased efficiency in trash cleanup.
Local artists still have time to enter their renderings of local “Winged Wonders” for the urban bird walk project to be displayed on banners at the El Dorado Park duck pond off Willow Street and Studebaker. The project celebrates the diverse avian wildlife that make their home in the Lakes, Ponds, and Wetlands of the City of Long Beach.
Ever walked the El Dorado duck pond and wondered who were all those beautiful winged wonders who inhabit the pond? Once local artists respond to the call to submit their renderings of the wild birds, you will be able to see them via the “Long Beach Winged Wonders” banner project being launched by Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske.
The community is invited to attend a workshop to learn about the process of restoring the Los Cerritos Wetlands. The free workshop will be held on Thursday, September 20, at the Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, in Long Beach, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.
The Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority (LCWA) brings together multiple agencies to restore the Los Cerritos Wetlands, one of the few remaining significant restoration opportunities in Southern California. The LCWA is comprised of the City of Long Beach, the City of Seal Beach, the State Coastal Conservancy and the Lower Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers and Mountains Conservancy.
The Gary DeLong for Congress campaign is proud to announce the endorsements of Lakewood Mayor Larry Van Nostran, Vice-Mayor Diane DuBois, Councilmembers Todd Rogers and Jeff Wood, and local resident and business owner Ron Piazza.
Photo by litlnemo
A multi-agency effort to restore the Los Cerritos Wetlands, one of the last remaining wetlands in Long Beach, California began in May 2011 and will take another step forward later this week. The public is invited to join the City of Long Beach, Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority, Aquarium of the Pacific, and a team of local wetland experts to learn more about the progress of the Los Cerritos Wetlands Conceptual Restoration Plan, which will be based upon existing wetland habitats, hydrology and incorporate public access components into the final design product.