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November 10, 2016

One More Reason Not To Miss BirdFest!

Some of the spectacular bird-themed T-shirts that will be available for sale at the Bird Fest.  The short-sleeved shirts are $20 each; long-sleeved shirts are $25.  The shirts range in sizes from S to XL. 

Saturday, December 17, 2016 — Birders Needed!

Once again this year, the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society will join chapters across the country and in North and South America, Hawaii, and the Caribbean to take part in the National Audubon Society’s 116th annual Christmas Bird Count. The initial San Fernando Valley CBC was held in 1957 making this our 59th successive CBC. …
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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…
September 15, 2016

New SFVAS.ORG feature: Alan’s Blog

Alan Pollack, SFVAS board member and Audubon At Home maven, has been blogging for years -- he just didn't realize it. As of now, his Phainopepla posts are available for reading (and learning) at his official blog here on the site. Check it out!
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August 14, 2016

Photo Contest & Exhibit for Amateur Photographers

Share the wonders of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area with others! Enter the Spirit of the Mountains Photo Contest. Let your photographic imagination capture the essence of this hidden jewel. Click here for brochure and entry form and rules.
August 8, 2016

Save The Date — November 12 — 3rd Annual BirdFest!

After the election, all will be revealed and we will have a new President. What better way to celebrate the end of the electioneering cycle than by attending the 3rd Annual Bird Fest?  Yes, we are completing the planning for the Bird Fest with Santa Monica Bay and Conejo Valley Audubon Chapters. If you have…
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July 19, 2016

SFVAS Responds to DWP Ground Water Replenishment Project’s Draft EIR

The City of Los Angeles recently completed the public comment period regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Groundwater Replenishment Project, which seeks to take advanced purified waste water from the Tillman Water Reclamation Plant and deliver it to East Valley Spreading Grounds.  SFVAS has submitted these comments on the EIR in the hope…
July 18, 2016

The SBEEP 2016-2017 Season Is Here — Teachers, Apply For A Grant!

 San Fernando Valley Audubon is pleased to announce 2016-17 field trip grants for its popular Sepulveda Basin Environmental Education Program. Audubon will subsidize the full cost of the education program at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve (SBWR) for up to 30 schools (a $430 value). The cost of transportation is not included. Schools must arrange…
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Renovated Park Re-Opens in Burbank

Johnny Carson Park is one of the largest and most utilized parks within the City of Burbank. Throughout the Park's history, the site has lost and gained several acres. Currently, the Park stands at 17.60 acres and approximately 8.75 acres of the Park are City-owned. The Park also provides extensive local, regional, environmental and social…
July 11, 2016

What Is AngelFest and How Do We Stop It?

AngelFest -- Why Are We Against It? And Why You Should Help Us Stop It -- Now! We are not against music festivals! Music festivals are a legitimate -- and increasingly necessary -- way for musicians to earn a living in the digital age. When properly designed, planned and located, festivals bring great pleasure to…