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RECENT INFORMATIONAL YOUTUBES AND VIMEOS on this site.​

JohnTommy Rosas explains with overlays on the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve how Preferred Alternative 1 is not a restoration when you compare how things were in the 1860-1870's. JohnTommy also explains how to restore Area’s A and C to fresh water wetlands. 
TATTN VIDEO OF BWER EIS ALTERNATIVE 1 VS DOCUMENTED FRESHWATER WETLANDS.    https://youtu.be/3_BB1VmryiQ(link is external)

 
BALLONA WETLANDS ALTERNATIVE 1 FROM DEIS /DEIR
 
​Rex Frankel, "Legal Implifications of Draft Environmental Impact Report" Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve (It hasn't been Full Tidal for 2000 years.) Ask for a Freshwater Seasonal Wetland Alternative & 120 Day comment period extension
https://youtu.be/l1g_ZPa77AE        58 Minutes   10.17.17
 
Travis Longcore, Ph.D., "Implications of Travis Longcore, Ph.D., Restoration" An explanation of Ballona's opening and closing to the ocean. Full-Tidal is not natural. 
https://youtu.be/1viLaZaVhQY  61 Minutes   8.2.12     

Travis Longcore, Ph.D., "Historical Ecology & Restoration in Urban Ecosystems: Looking Back & Envisioning the Future" LA Audubon Speaker Series https://vimeo.com/183875409(link is external)   58 Minutes   9.14.16

Margot Griswold's Talk on Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve Restoration & lack of adequate public participation in the process.
https://vimeo.com/182608145(link is external)   24 Minutes   8.27.16

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​BALLONA WETLANDS: Demand to see height of proposed levees and depth of dredge.
Story Poles (Pipes & Mesh) & 3D Models.

https://vimeo.com/179805132

JohnTommy Rosas Discussing Many Aspects of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve Restoration  Preferred Alternative #1

Walter Lamb Speaker Topic: Ballona Wetlands Land Trust Lawsuit Update 
https://youtu.be/uI5RTV6S8wY 
     32 Minutes   4.19.16

 
*Fly over of Marina Del Rey, CA and Ballona Wetlands March 3, 2016 AERIAL.
https://youtu.be/PQVHGOZeNEY     7 Minutes   3.3.16 
 
 
HOOK, LINE & SINKER by Bev-Sue Powers 
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Meet Birds and Wildlife on the Ballona Jetties, Recreational Fishing Impacts, Public Outreach Potential, and What We Can Do 

https://youtu.be/POzzmT8aEWQ      May 17, 2016 - 51 minutes 

Audience Comments and Suggestions after Bev-Sue's Presentation 
https://youtu.be/N9ju4UpTJJM         May 17, 2016 - 19 minutes 
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THANKS TO THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS FOR HAVING THIS HEARING AT BURTON CHASE PARK. OVER 19 CONCERNED CITIZENS TESTIFIED. EVERYONE SPOKE AGAINST THE PROJECT.
This 3 part YouTube is worth watch. (If you were there and spoke you will see the strength of your testimony. If you are watching for the first time, you will be filled with pride at your fellow citizens intelligent comments and the quality of their citizenship.)

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Army Corp 5.10.16 Dock 52 Hearing - Part 1 of 3

https://youtu.be/vdg2b3GBUSk       May 10, 2016 - 29 minutes 

Army Corp 5.10.16 Dock 52 Hearing - Part 2 of 3
https://youtu.be/LmWjckcvi_k         May 10, 2016 - 36 minutes  

Army Corp 5.10.16 Dock 52 Hearing - Part 3 of 3
https://youtu.be/vdg2b3GBUSk       May 10, 2016 - 30 minutes 
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Grassroots Coalition’s Attorney Todd Cardiff serving Lawsuit Re: California Coastal Commission Firing of Dr. Charles Lester to the Commission and Commissioners
https://vimeo.com/158854135         March 9, 2016  - 7 minutes

Status of Grassroots Coalition’s Lawsuit Against LA County on Oxford Lagoon https://youtu.be/oUIQcOP8jGs         March 10, 2016 - 4 minutes

California Coastal Commission Press Conference
https://youtu.be/rJpi5kRFsSs           March 9, 2016 - 18 minutes

Mark Massara, Environmental Attorney on Coastal Protection, a Mission of the Coastal Commission https://youtu.be/Uugzl-pMEkI           March10.2016 - 2 minutes

Marcia Hanscom Discussing Plans for Ballona Wetlands Restoration
https://youtu.be/qhfgXwMZWrk         January 19, 2016 - 52 minutes

OIL AND GAS
Grassroots Coalition: "Rogue Methane Stalks LA Streets"
https://youtu.be/O0kgXLxM-IA

SAVING RAINWATER
Exploring Rain Water Capture Options at the Culver City, CA Garden Club 9.2.15
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sI1HUdhTEk

YouTube for State Water Board Meeting in Sacramento, CA on 2.3.15 by Jeanette Vosburg.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95Ad1R6XluY

Saving Precious Rain Water on an Industrial Property
https://youtu.be/kLVqSvcv8eA

NEWS ARTICLES
Join me at the circus, I mean, a California Coastal Commission hearing
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-0313-lopez-coastal-circus-20160313-column.htmlSteve.lopez@latimes.com

Killing Plants to Save the Wetlands
http://argonautnews.com/killing-plants-to-save-the-wetlands/

Conservationists target ice plant invading Ballona Wetlands (*Not everyone agrees.) http://www.dailybreeze.com/environment-and-nature/20160313/conservationists-target-ice-plant-invading-ballona-wetlands