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On Sunday, January 7, Kathy Barton and Muriel Kotin directed a cleanup of Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve by volunteers from the Hispanic Seventh Day Adventist Church of Van Nuys. Twelve adult volunteers from the church plus a determined (sometimes) preschool girl worked hard and efficiently at cleaning much of the creek, around the lake, and north of the lake.Read More
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
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
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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
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's annual Birdathon is our principal means of financing SBEEP, the Sepulveda Basin Environmental Education Program. SBEEP works with LAUSD schools to bus children into our Wildlife Preserve for an exciting, educational field trip. Our trained SBEEP guides and leaders treat the kids to a rare outdoor experience. We supply binoculars for beginner-birding, microscopes forMake a Pledge
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
Held every May, Bird L.A. Day celebrates the birds of Southern California and LA’s amazing Biodiversity. Bird and nature-themed events are held throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Bird LA Day shines the spotlight on nature, and reminds the world that Los Angeles is a lot more than just film and fashion and celebrities. The majority of events are family-friendly and free-of-charge.Get Details