Jonathan Coffin discovers the internationally recognized Endangered CrotchвЂ™s Bumble Bee at Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve. 5/9/21 (picture by Jonathan Coffin)
LOS ANGELES–( COMPANY WIRE )–The Ca Department of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW), after being caught away, and losing in court to Grassr ts Coalition for illegally draining the freshwater from Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve, a website they have been entrusted with protecting; CDFW, again is caught away, in lacking the clear presence of a jeopardized bee in this very rare, predominantly seasonal freshwater wetland on the coast of Los Angeles, California.
In December of 2020, CDFW green-lighted the conversion of Ballona Wetlands right into a tidal that is full saltwater bay. Ballona is already house to at least 7 state or federal endangered species and dozens more types being on CaliforniaвЂ™s range of Species of Special Concern. As part of their approval, they certainly were likely to have considered the geotechnical dilemmas of the conversion.