Into the Los Cerritos Wetlands
The following organizations have stepped forward to provide assistance to the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority toward its goal of preserving and restoring the Wetlands. Click on the organization name to link to its website.
We’re fortunate to have one of the country’s great aquariums nearby, and to have it as a partner. Activities and resources of the Aquarium extend beyond exhibits and include the following:
El Dorado Audubon is a chapter of the National Audubon Society which meets at the El Dorado Nature Center in Long Beach.
The chapter conducts bird walks in the area that bring leaders to teach people about the importance of wetlands. Topics include history, plants, animals, and ecology; and stress the importance of the connectivity between the San Gabriel River, Los Cerritos Wetlands, Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge and Bolsa Chica Wetlands.
For more information visit the El Dorado Audubon website.
The Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust of Long Beach and Seal Beach is committed to:
To accomplish those goals the Land Trust does or has done the following:
Along with many other concerned partners Signal Hill Petroleum is working collaboratively to successfully implement the Los Cerritos Wetlands Stewardship Program and help return 66 acres of habitat to the wild. The Los Cerritos Wetlands Stewardship Program enlists thousands of volunteers to assist in a variety of activities for ongoing restoration projects around Zedler Marsh (Phase 1 LCWA property).
Signal Hill Petroleum provides critical resources and facilities for the Stewardship Program events hosted at Zedler Marsh. “We will continue to do our part and invite you to participate in one of these upcoming public restoration events.”
SCWRP is a broad-based partnership, chaired by the California Resources Agency and supported by the State Coastal Conservancy, that has public agencies, non-profits, scientists, and local communities working cooperatively to acquire and restore rivers, streams, and wetlands in coastal southern California.
In 2011 SCWRP awarded $25,000 to the Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust for a project titled, “Zedler Marsh Meadows and Hellman Lowlands Restoration Project at Los Cerritos Wetlands.”
Tidal Influence is a Long Beach-based environmental advising group formed by Eric Zahn and Taylor Parker to study and document southern California’s coastal habitats. The chief mission of Tidal Influence is to assist agencies, municipalities, and local interest groups with attaining their conservation goals. Tidal Influence’s principal focus is on coastal salt marshes.