For Nature Education

and the Conservation of Wildlife

David Barton

We’re back. Now that outdoor activities can proceed without a lot of restriction, we are starting up our traditional birdwalk outings. Check out our EVENTS CALENDAR here to see who’s back in business. It’s time to get birding again…together!



We find the most interesting speakers for our Zoom meetings. Click HERE to see our library of past and present offerings.


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Clean Up of Haskell Creek

Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Saturday June 19, 2021 8:30AM – Noon San Fernando Valley Audubon Society is partnering with Friends of the Los Angeles River and the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains for a greatly needed cleanup. Please register soon to volunteer to help Haskell Creek at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-la-river-cleanup-haskell-creek-registration-151737560127. As FoLAR’s announcement says,… read more

Slowly But Surely -- and Gladly

After SFVAS had to cancel its group outings due to the pandemic some of us birders turned to solitary sojourns at a local park or trail. While it was peaceful and helped dull the sting of the day’s dismal news it was never as much fun as birding with a group. I have been happy… read more

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What? More Mallards??

Mallards are by far the most common duck seen in California and the United States. Mallards breed throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Eurasia, and North Africa, and have been introduced into New Zealand, Australia, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, the Falkland Islands, and South Africa. There is no shortage of Mallards anywhere, they… read more

The Reserve Rides Again!

A group of eleven volunteer leaders of SFVAS’s special walks at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve toured the reserve on March 25, looking at the fire impacts and the process of recovery. Those who had not visited since shortly after the devastating fire last September 6 were greatly heartened by the large number of green… read more

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Now Landing: Birdathon 2021

April and May mark the advent of Birdathon, the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society's major annual fund-raising event. Once again, we have a dedicated team of leaders who will ask for our pledges of support based on the number of bird species they can spot during their outing.  Click HERE to see the schedule of… read more

Know Your Natives! Get Involved!

Get Involved with the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area Habitat Restoration Effort! The California Native Plant Society Invasive Plant Removal Team is offering another free Saturday training/work session/ 8:00 to 11:30 on May 29  We had 26 Volunteers for our last weeding and accomplished a great deal. We filled 58 bags and donated a total of more than… read more

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photo by Alex Viduetsky

San Fernando Valley Audubon Society Membership

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!

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