Please come say hello at the BCR booth at Fiesta La Ballona the weekend of August 27 and 28. We will be there from 11am to 6pm both days.
Accomplishment 3
On Coastal Cleanup Day (9/19), Volunteers collected 239 pounds of trash, 116 pounds of recyclables, and 678 pounds of green waste at Overland Avenue.
Accomplishment 2
Support the Polysterene Ban in Culver City by Attending Culver City Council Meeting on August 8, 7pm.
Accomplishment 1

Who We Are

Ballona Creek Renaissance (BCR) is a Culver City-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating the long-term renewal of Ballona Creek and its watershed. In partnership with public agencies, non-profit organizations, schools, businesses and community members, BCR promotes environmental, artistic, recreational and educational projects while respecting the creek's essential role in regional flood protection.

What We Improve

Recent News

  • Development vs Habitat in Ballona Creek Estuary

    On Wednesday, May 12, 2016, the Del Rey Neighborhood Council (DRNC) approved with conditions preliminary plans for Del Rey Pointe, a proposed multi-story residential development on privately owned land at the confluence of the Ballona Creek estuary and the Centinela Creek channel just west of the I-90 Marina Freeway overcrossing.

  • Cleaning the Creek With CA Senator Ben Allen

    On a sunny April 16th Saturday morning, State Senator Ben Allen-SD26 (pictured), Ballona Creek Renaissance and Culver City High’s BCR Club welcomed volunteers of all ages in a fun and productive Earth Month creek cleanup along the estuary in Del Rey, where the inland water and incoming tide meet. Although we have a small afterschool cleanup

  • A Watershed Morning with Lycée Francais 3rd-Graders

    On April 26, BCR’s Irene Reingold (pictured), June Walden, and Jim Lamm enjoyed a fun morning teaching two sessions of about 30 3rd-graders each, touching on watershed, creek, wildlife, native americans, and what we can do to help. Following a short BCR video and slide presentation, June’s hands-on watershed demonstration

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Current Projects

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  • Creek Cleanups

    Several times a year, BCR arranges a creek or wetlands cleanup, along with partners such as other organizations or public agencies.
  • Native Plant Gardens

    Native California plants, especially those suited to the location you’re going to plant them, need far less water than all those plants with huge, gorgeous flowers and high-maintenance grassy lawns.
  • Native Plant Gardens

    Native California plants, especially those suited to the location you’re going to plant them, need far less water than all those plants with huge, gorgeous flowers and high-maintenance grassy lawns.
  • Creek Cleanups

    Several times a year, BCR arranges a creek or wetlands cleanup, along with partners such as other organizations or public agencies.