November 10 — Save the Date!

This year will mark the 5th BirdFest celebration at King Gillette Ranch’s Visitor Center in Malibu Canyon. In collaboration with the Santa Monica and Conejo Valley chapters of Audubon, SFVAS hosts bird walks, displays, presentations, games (for kids), music and fun for anyone interested in birds or in learning about

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“Restoring Habitat, One Yard At A Time” — with Alan Pollack

21 years ago, Alan began as a volunteer with wildlife rescue/rehab groups. It was through them that he learned about the training given by the National Wildlife Federation and became a certified Wildlife Habitat Steward. Having been a life-long, home gardener and having a knack for landscape design, he was delighted to

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Los Cerritos Wetlands Need Our Help — NOW

Los Cerritos Wetlands Restoration Supporters—Need Your Help, before Jan. 16th, 2018 It is very important to let the City of Long Beach know you still want Los Cerritos Wetlands restored. There is a political movement against dirty oil operating under guise of “protecting” Los Cerritos Wetlands, launching a misinformation campaign

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Christmas Bird Count Results — 2017

Track observed bird populations since the first CBC -- hat-tip to Jim Moore Christmas Bird Count Results 2017 The Fine Details

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Griffith Park Raptor Survey

The survey team at Griffith Park Raptors are excited to share that the survey has been funded for a 2nd season — thank you, Friends of Griffith Park! There will be two workshops and it attendance at at least one is recommended. We will go over survey results from last

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SFVAS and the Salton Sea

Last month, officers and directors of San Fernando Valley Audubon Society traveled to the Imperial and Coachella Valleys to attend the Salton Sea Experience, a two-day event sponsored by Audubon California and local organizations, to represent SFVAS, educate themselves regarding key conservation issues facing the Salton Sea, and do some

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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

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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 [email protected] 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

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Christmas Bird Count 2017 — Join Us on 12/16!

For the 60th straight year, the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society will join chapters across the country and in North/South America, Hawaii, and the Caribbean to take part in the National Audubon Society’s annual Christmas Bird Count. The CBC is one of the many ways Audubon helps scientists, researchers and

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Another Successful Coastal Cleanup Day for SFVAS

Yesterday, Sat. 9/16, forty or so hardy and dedicated volunteers showed up for SFVAS’s Fall Cleanup of Haskell Creek in the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve. As part of the Heal-the-Bay Coastal Cleanup Day, our workers made a significant contribution to healthy waterways for wildlife and human visitors.  Two hundred and

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