A new Trash Interceptor is coming to Ballona Creek!
Stay tuned for updates
Trash Interceptor

Check out our new Ballona Creek Renaissance YouTube channel
BCR YouTube Channel

Culver City Polystyrene Ban on take-out containers and more is now in effect!
Phase 2 is coming in 2022!
PS Ban

Takin’ it from the Streets! is happening!! Sat. June 5 2021 9am-11pm
We will be giving away buckets and gloves to help you clean up your neighborhood.
Location: Driveway across from the creek at 12213 Culver Drive 90230
Takin’ it from the Streets!

Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday Sept. 18, 9am-12pm
Join BCR at the Creek and Julian Dixon Library on Overland Ave.
In addition there will be other sites along the Creek hosted by various groups.
Next Cleanup

JOIN US ON SAT. NOV. 13th, 9:30AM -12PM FOR OUR 3rd ANNUAL UNIVERSAL BALLONA CREEK CLEANUP! BCR IS EXCITED TO C0-HOST WITH FRIENDS OF BALLONA WETLANDS. 2 LOCATIONS: BCR ON THE NORTH SIDE UPSTREAM FROM UCLA AQUATIC CENTER; FBW ON THE SOUTH SIDE, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS
Upcoming Cleanups


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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  • 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.