The Junior Rangers Wetlands Unit’s first graduating class will take part in a celebration at the Ballona Wetlands ecological reserve from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10.

Junior ranger programs are offered by the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, which is dedicated to the management of local open space and parkland, watershed lands, trails, and wildlife habitat.

The celebration will take place at the entrance to the Ballona Wetlands, 303 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey. The entrance can be accessed through the parking lot at Gordon’s Market.