BCR and volunteers will help restore native plants at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook on Saturday, Jan. 23, 9 AM to noon.
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BCR will hold its next public creek cleanup on Saturday, February 20, at the Centinela Avenue entrance to the creek bikepath.
Accomplishment 1
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

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.

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  • Milton Street Park Opens Along Creek Bike Path

    At 9am, Friday, February 5, community members, students, elected officials, and others gathered to dedicate this long-awaited creekside park. Flanked by the bike path and Ballona Creek on one side and Milton Street and Marina Del Rey Middle School on the other, the new park is a beautiful, environmentally smart,

  • SGN Employees Join BCR for a Special Mid-Week Creek Cleanup

    On Wednesday afternoon, February 3rd, an enthusiastic group of SGN employees joined BCR and Culver High BCR Club leaders to collect creekside trash at Centinela just downstream from the Centinela Avenue bridge. Led by SGN co-founders Chris DeWolfe, CEO, and Josh Yguado, President/COO (in cap and tee in center of

  • BCR Honors Long Time Volunteers

    At its January 26th board meeting, BCR honored two special long-time volunteers, Lucy Edward and former board member June Walden. BCR Presdent Amy Rosenstein and BCR President Emeritus Jim Lamm presented June (pictured next to Amy) and Lucy (next to Jim) with personalized certificates of appreciation, which highlighted the varied

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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.