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Rewilding the Ballona Watershed

April 22, 2018 - by Bev-Sue Powers Last weekend, I went on a four-stop bus tour that concluded a weekend workshop designed to imagine th...
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2018 Declared Year of the Bird!

February 18, 2018 - Coinciding with the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act's ratification, more than 100 national and international...
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A Bicycle Built for Three

September 17, 2017 - A few weeks ago, a friend a was watering her patio plants and was startled to discovered a pair of mourning doves had bu...
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Dancing Egrets & Other Random Acts of Wildlife

August 08, 2017 - These pics make me smile. I hope they make you smile, too! Please enjoy these random acts of Ballona wildlife. Happy Su...
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Coots Make Me Smile

July 04, 2017 - American Coots always make me smile. At a glance, they’re rather plain looking. But these very social ducks have their o...
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Mammals In Our Midst

June 03, 2017 - Conservationist E. O. Wilson coined the term biophilia as "the urge to affiliate with other forms of life”. In the past...
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The Ballona Creek Buffet

April 26, 2017 - By Bev-Sue Powers, (www.BallonaPhotography.com) Nature Services - earth’s biological & geochemical systems - are the Ea...
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Preying in the Wetlands

April 02, 2017 - I’m always thrilled when I come across birds who eat, prey, & live in the Ballona Wetlands. The soaring silhouettes of t...
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Humming in the Ballona Wetlands

March 04, 2017 - Always delighted to spot a Hummingbird, I became even more interested after reading Terry Masear’s book Fastest Thing on...
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I See Stars!!

December 16, 2016 - By Bev-Sue Powers In the fall of 2013 until the third week in January, 2014, I marveled at and photographed the starfis...
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Del Rey Lagoon Coffee Klatch

October 15, 2016 - After finishing my 7:30 am meeting a few days ago, I grabbed my camera and a fresh cup of coffee and headed down the sid...
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How to Rescue A Seabird

October 10, 2016 - © Bev-Sue Powers, (www.ballonaphotography.com) Recently, my daughter and I were finishing lunch and enjoying the view o...
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The 6th Mass Extinction is Here– and it’s Local

July 30, 2016 - On a recent trip, I was sharing my website with a fellow photographer who exclaimed, "Oh, you have starfish! And, I had...
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Q1 & Q2 2016 Reading List

April 25, 2016 - Wanted to share some i nteresting reads about the 21st century reality of the relationships between nature and humans. W...
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