Click through the pictures below, or use this site’s “Signs” menus, to learn about how the Greenway cleans water, the Ballona watershed, its first people, and sustainable landscaping. You can also take an audio tour with Echoes Explorer Mobile app when you visit the Greenway or hear it now through the recordings on some of the interpretive signs.
If you’d like close-up view inside the fences, sign up to Volunteer.
Click below to see the Greenway featured in the “StreetsLA Tree Summit 2021: Trees + Water = Science, Projects, People” (35 mins.)
Click below to watch “Westwood Greenway:
Daylighting a Creek and Creating Open Space with Native Plants” presented by the California Native Plant Society’s Los Angeles/Santa Monica Mountains Chapter (63 mins.)
The National Wildlife Foundation certifies the Greenway as a “Wildlife Habitat” because it is helping to restore the environment’s natural balance through sustainable practices that provide animals with food, water, cover, and places to raise their young.
HOW THE GREENWAY CAME ABOUT
Track the grassroots effort that saved scarce open space from becoming parking lots, revived a forgotten creek, and helped keep pollution from Ballona Creek and the Santa Monica Bay.