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The October/November 2015 Phainopepla Newsletter is Online NOW!

Check out the October November 2015 Phainopepla, get involved, Go Birding!

Family Bird Walks

Second Saturday Bird Walks For Families and Beginners   9:00 – 11:00 a.m. October through March   Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve    (FREE)   San Fernando Valley Audubon will lead bird walks for families and beginners on second Saturdays, October 2015 – March 2016.  (Saturdays Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan. 9, Feb. 13 and
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Coastal Cleanup Day at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area September 19

Participate in the world’s largest habitat cleanup event! Coastal Cleanup Day happens all around the world – the 2014 event drew over 600,000 participants! San Fernando Valley Audubon Society is facilitating the 2015 Coastal Cleanup Day at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve – one of over 50 cleanup sites throughout Los Angeles County. Coordinated by
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Update on the Ecology Pond at Chatsworth Nature Preserve

As they left the August 6th public meeting with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP), the SFVAS contingent and others present breathed a sigh of relief and harbored cautious optimism regarding the future of the Ecology Pond and DWP’s commitment to preserving the wildlife habitat in the Chatsworth Nature Preserve in perpetuity.
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Piute Ponds Treat

Piute Ponds is a favorite birding spot and many of our members in the Antelope Valley and Santa Clarita areas visit it often for birding. The Lancaster Photography Club has invited out members to attend a meeting about the site and how to obtain wonderful photographs there. The meeting will be held at the Senior
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NOTE: We have a NEW General Membership Meeting Location

Starting September 2015 we will be having our General Membership Meetings at: San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, 18312 Oxnard Street, Tarzana, 91356, Tel: 818/697-5525 We are delighted to move to a new meeting place for our General Membership Meetings. It is an Art Gallery as well as a meeting place, so there will be
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The August / September 2015 Phainopepla is NOW Online!

August September 2015 Phainopepla   Note: we have a NEW General Membership meeting location.

Join us for our annual potluck!

SFVAS EXTRAORDINARY POTLUCK JOIN US FOR THIS FUN-FILLED ANNUAL EVENT Thursday, June 25, 2015, 7:00-8:50 p.m. Encino Community Center Be prepared to: • Bring a dish to share • Play games and maybe win a prize • Meet fellow birders and share great food • Bring or enjoy others’ slides* In keeping with our interest
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Chatsworth Nature Preserve Ecology Pond drying up!!

We are approaching a serious emergency with the Ecology Pond at Chatsworth Nature Preserve.  The pond is close to drying up, and DWP has thus far refused to provide any make-up water under the guise of the drought.  Please review the attached flyer being distributed by area residents.  We need to contact DWP managers and
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