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Ballona Estuary Van & Mini-Bus Tour (Multiple Starts)

11:27 AM PDT on October 31, 2008

Ballona Institute presents mini-bus and van tours -- especially for seniors, families, those who have walking challenges AND those interested in expanding their view of the Ballona Wetlands!

and learn about much more of the Ballona Wetlands ecosystem than you
even knew existed.  You will visit lagoons, grasslands, prairie
meadows, saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, estuary and dune areas - and also
see former marshlands now part of the Marina which still are home to a
diversity of marine and birds species.
& geographer Robert Roy van de Hoek will provide you with an
overview of the geography and natural history of this special place
along the Los Angeles coast.   You will be amazed at the wildlife you
will see when Roy is along to help open your eyes.   And you will never
drive by this place again and see it in quite the same way.
Institute is a biodiversity project of the International Humanities
Center.  For reservations, call (310) 578-5888.  Call today to reserve
a space (if we are not here, please leave your name, phone number, the
number of persons in your party, and the Date and Time you wish).
 These tours are being offered for a limited time, and each time slot
has limited seating.  First-calls, first served.   Tours are being
sponsored, in part, by a grant from the Santa Monica Bay Restoration

Sunday, Nov 9     11 am-1 pm
Sunday, Nov 9     2 - 4 pm
Sunday, Nov 16   9:30 - 11:30 am
Sunday, Nov 16  12:30 - 2:30 pm
Sunday, Nov 16   3 - 5 pm
Saturday, Nov 22  12:30 - 2:30 pm
Saturday, Nov 22   3 - 5 pm

Sunday, Nov 23   9:30 - 11:30 am

Sunday, Nov 23  12:30 - 2:30 pm
Sunday, Nov 23   3 - 5 pm


at the Shallow Water Nature Store in Playa del Rey. Please arrive 15 to
20 minutes early to allow for being comfortably seated and for a timely
- From the corner of Lincoln & Jefferson, travel west on Jefferson,
 then turn left on to Culver, and take Culver into town.  A block past
second stoplight, Turn right onto Esplanade (just past Vista del Mar),
pass Convoy on the left and Argonaut on the right, and then  enter the
lagoon park's parking lot on the left.   Walk out of the parking lot
entrance and you will see Argonaut, where you walk one block east,
 then turn right on to Vista del Mar and turn left into the Matilla
 Village Center.  We will meet in front of the Shallow Water Nature
Store, next to the barber shop.
See you in the wetlands!
Ballona Institute ~~ Saving Coastal Habitat
Shallow Water Nature Store (meet here - map above)
221 Culver Blvd.
Playa del Rey CA 90293
310 578-5888

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