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We are all winners when SFVAS has the funding to support its mission. The funds raised through Birdathon enable SFVAS to host thousands of school children in the Sepulveda Basin Environmental Education Program, support the San Fernando Valley Bird Observatory, contribute to habitat conservation efforts, and continue the SFVAS mission to increase public awareness and appreciation of wildlife and the natural environment.Pick a Team!
Our fun and informative bird walks are free to anyone who wants to come along. Everything we do for education and conservation is free. Our members are our core, the people who understand the importance of birds in nature, who follow our activities and join us with their voices when we need to advocate for an important environmental issue. Please become a member and be part of all that SFVAudubon does!Join Now
Southern California is very rich birding territory. Los Angeles seems so urban, so full of homes, businesses and freeways -- how could there be great birding here? Believe us, there is. The San Fernando Valley is home to a brilliant variety of resident birds, and our parks and nature reserves are as good a place as any, anywhere, to see birds that stop to rest while migrating north and south.Where to Bird
San Fernando Valley Audubon has been actively involved for years in planning for the clean-up of Santa Susana Field Laboratory. “The Lab” is a rich habitat for wildlife including endangered, threatened, or rare plants and animals. 138 species of birds have so far been observed on the site. As open space is increasingly developed in and around the Los Angeles area, a large, undeveloped hillyRead More
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Following this year's Christmas Bird Count, members and guests are welcome – counters and noncounters alike – to an informal get-together, to consume pizza and beer, swap Christmas Bird Count data...Read More
San Fernando Valley Audubon provides many services and benefits that cost money. We provide dozens of pairs of binoculars for our Sepulveda Basin Environmental Education Program. We offer birding scholarships and grants to other organizations that share our environmental goals. Make a tax-deductible donation to us, your local Valley Audubon chapter. We do good things with your money!Donate Here
San Fernando Valley Audubon is "home" to a number of terrific wildlife photographers. With patience and practice, they capture images that are as good or better than we ever hope to see through the lenses of our binoculars. Amazing detail, frozen moments of behavior, hard-to-spot migrants and plumage that occurs only once a year. This gallery will continue to grow, over time, as more beautiful shots are submitted.Check it out
There’s really good news for mountain lions, bobcats, deer and other wildlife in the Los Angeles area. A swath of land between two mountain ranges has just been purchased – and it will never be developed. The 71-acre parcel is a crucial corridor for these animals as they migrate north.Read More
El sur de California es un territorio muy rico para la observación de especies abundantes de aves. Los Ángeles parece tan urbana, tan llena de casas, negocios y autopistas - ¿cómo podría haber una gran observación de aves aquí? Créanos, la hay. El Valle de San Fernando es el hogar de una brillante variedad de aves residentes y nuestros parques y reservas naturales son un lugar tan bueno como cualquiera...Lea más