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Great Finds at Malibu Creek State Park

By Jeanne Kolasz It was a wonderful day for Art Langton’s Birdathon walk, Sunday April 19. Twenty-one people were there to enjoy the great weather and the great finds! Some new faces were noted as well as many regulars. Art reported sitings of 54 species, when a total of 50 was anticipated. Among the recorded were several
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Biological Resources at Santa Susana Field Laboratory

Biological Resources at Santa Susana Field Laboratory

Thursday, April 23, 2015 7:00 p.m. Social time, 7:30 p.m. Meeting Encino Community Center Presenters: Paul Costa, Environmental Operations Manager, The Boeing Company Chris Dunn, Sr. Project Mgr./Biologist, Padre Associates Ken Gilliland, Biologist, Padre Associates The Santa Susana Field Laboratory served as one of the nation’s preeminent rocket engine testing and energy research sites for
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Birdathon 2015 is off to a great start

by Jeanne Kolasz Taking place on various dates throughout April and May,  the annual SFVAS Birdathon puts the  “fun” in fundraiser!  Birdathon leaders engage in friendly competition with each other and with themselves,  trying to improve on last year’s species counts.  But everyone is a winner when the donations  are received and SFVAS has funding
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April / May 2015 Phainopepla is Now Online!

Learn about upcoming events & programs, our exciting new education partnership with DonorsChoose.org and more!  Click Here to read it

Birdathon 2015 — It’s Here!

By Jeanne Kolasz Taking place on various dates throughout April and May,  the annual SFVAS Birdathon puts the  “fun” in fundraiser!  Birdathon leaders engage in friendly competition with each other and with themselves,  trying to improve on last year’s species counts.  But everyone is a winner when the donations  are received and SFVAS has funding
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Help Defend the Coastal California Gnatcatcher

The latest attempt by some Southern California developers to have the Coastal California Gnatcatcher removed from protections under the Endangered Species Act is pretty outrageous – they claim the bird doesn’t even exist!   The delisting petition sponsored by these developers relies on a single recent study claiming that the Coastal California Gnatcatcher is not
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Nominations Committee Needs Your Help!

San Fernando Valley Audubon needs great leadership to guide us in accomplishing our conservation goal of protecting the quality for wildlife habitat in our area.  Service on our board can be your way of helping to insure that we and our children will continue to enjoy the excitement of viewing wild birds in a natural
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The February / March Phainopepla is NOW Online!

Click the link February March 2015 Phainopepla to read this issue.

Happy New Year

2015 will prove a great year for San Fernando Valley Audubon Society! We have just completed a very busy Fall quarter with the Bird Fest, our banquet and the Christmas Bird Count. A big thanks to all those who participated in one or more of those events. We kick the new year off in our
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Bird Species Observed At Santa Susana Field Laboratory From April, 2010 Through November, 2014

To view the list click the link below: BIRDS-OF-SSFL_GROUPED-LISTED