March 6, 2018


  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the  Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Spring Clean-Up Saturday April 14, 2018 - 8:30-Noon Haskell Creek, where it runs through lovely Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve, hosts many riparian trees and shrubs, such as cottonwoods and willows.  Songbirds forage and nest in the trees, while egrets and herons fish in this heart of the Wildlife…
December 5, 2017

You Can Help Protect A Valuable Open Space!

There are just a handful of days left to make your voice heard on the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the cleanup of the Santa Susana site. The draft report only considers excessive cleanup options that will unnecessarily require the local community to live with decades of transportation and air quality issues, destroy critical…
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November 28, 2017

December Schedule of SFVAS Bird Walks — Join Us!

Find a date that works for you, then check the SFVAS web site for details, directions and Google maps. Got a question? Email Saturday, December 2. Castaic Lake Bird Walk. 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Leader: Roger McClure. For information, contact the staff at (661) 257-4050. Sunday, December 3. Sepulveda Basin Bird Walk. 8:00 a.m. Leader: Kris…
May 15, 2017

1st Annual Children’s Bird Day A Big Success!

  There were three important numbers for our first Children’s Bird Day at the Sepulveda Basin on Sunday. The first was 17. That’s how many enthusiastic children attended from Mar Vista Elementary School, City Charter, New West Charter, and Kester Magnet Elementary School. The second important number is 37. That’s how many species were identified…
May 8, 2017

Audubon California Advocacy Day in Sacramento

Audubon California’s annual advocacy day is coming up. It is a pretty amazing event where you can meet chapter members from across the state. Audubon California has set up legislative appointments -- they partner up attendees to go and speak with their state senators and assembly members about environmental and conservation bills that protect and…
March 16, 2017

Chatworth Nature Preserve Open House

The Department of Water and Power opens the Chatsworth Nature Preserve to the public only one time a year. CNP is one of only two such preserves in our valley. After this year's rains, the preserve is more beautiful than ever. Take this unique chance to visit and participate in Earth Day activities. SFVAS will…
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February 16, 2017

Meeting In the Sepulveda Basin Dog Park

This meeting might be a good opportunity to work with law enforcement toward more of a presence in the Wildlife Reserve and other parts of Sepulveda Basin as well as the Dog Park. 1
October 15, 2016

SFVAudubon Conservation Voting Guide, 2016

Yes on Prop. 67 San Fernando Valley Audubon Society heartily endorses a YES vote on California's Proposition 67, Your vote will reaffirm Californians' desire for a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Plastic bag manufacturers are doing everything they can to frustrate the will of the People -- and we understand that. Selling hundreds of millions of plastic bags…
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September 17, 2016

Come to an SFVAS General Meeting! Join us and be rewarded!

SFVAS would like to welcome all members to our general meetings, and say “Thank You” with a gift. Our wonderful membership has helped us work toward our goals by: signing petitions and recruiting others to sign donating to the Birdathon buying T-shirts and other memorabilia attending our monthly meetings contacting elected officials to promote habitat…
April 16, 2016

April 28 — General Membership Meeting — and Parrots!

SPEAKER TOPIC: Identify Parrots in our “Urban Jungle” SPEAKER: Karen Mabb. Karen Mabb, M.S., Biological Sciences, is the heart of the California Parrot Project. Her dedicated research; compilation and analysis of data spanning more than a decade has lead to a comprehensive understanding of wild parrot populations in California. In 2003, Karen published her Masters Thesis…