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April 17, 2015

Biological Resources at Santa Susana Field Laboratory

Thursday, April 23, 2015 7:00 p.m. Social time, 7:30 p.m. Meeting Encino Community Center Presenters: Paul Costa, Environmental Operations Manager, The Boeing Company Chris Dunn, Sr. Project Mgr./Biologist, Padre Associates Ken Gilliland, Biologist, Padre Associates The Santa Susana Field Laboratory served as one of the nation’s preeminent rocket engine testing and energy research sites for…
February 11, 2015

Help Defend the Coastal California Gnatcatcher

The latest attempt by some Southern California developers to have the Coastal California Gnatcatcher removed from protections under the Endangered Species Act is pretty outrageous – they claim the bird doesn't even exist!   The delisting petition sponsored by these developers relies on a single recent study claiming that the Coastal California Gnatcatcher is not…
February 2, 2015

Nominations Committee Needs Your Help!

San Fernando Valley Audubon needs great leadership to guide us in accomplishing our conservation goal of protecting the quality for wildlife habitat in our area.  Service on our board can be your way of helping to insure that we and our children will continue to enjoy the excitement of viewing wild birds in a natural…
January 5, 2015

Bird Species Observed At Santa Susana Field Laboratory From April, 2010 Through November, 2014

To view the list click the link below: BIRDS-OF-SSFL_GROUPED-LISTED    

Christmas Bird Count, December 20, 2014

When you read the current copy of The Phainopepla, you will see that our Christmas Bird Count is scheduled for Saturday, December 20. This is an important event and all eyes are welcome to help us get an accurate census of the birds in our area. We hope you will join us! As you can…
October 28, 2014

Vote for the Birds

Join Audubon California and Vote for the Birds This November, tell our leaders that birds matter by doing the following: • Vote for the California water bond, Proposition 1. – The bond provides nearly $1.5 billion for watersheds and restoration projects, including $475 million to fund much-needed projects for Central Valley refuges, the Klamath basin,…
June 16, 2014

Restoring Habitat One Yard at a Time

Save the date and time, Saturday June 21st, 2p.m at Woodland Hills Branch Library (22200 Ventura Blvd.) Come and enjoy our own Alan Pollack presenting on how to create a wildlife habitat in your own back yard. There will also be a virtual tour of his  backyard. Alan, a National Wildlife Federation Wildlife Habitat Steward, …
April 7, 2014

Board Nominations Announced

The Nominations Committee is pleased to announce the following slate of candidates to serve on the Board of Directors of San Fernando Valley Audubon Society for our 2014–2015 year which begins on July 1, 2014.   Officers  (2-year terms): President: Rose Leibowitz * 1st VP:  Heather Medvitz * 2nd VP:  Diana Keeney * Corresponding Secretary:…
February 13, 2013

A Good Weekend for Birding with SFVAS

Start on Saturday (16th) at 8:00a.m. for the monthly Field Trip at Ventura County Game Preserve in Oxnard . Also on Saturday, the monthly walk at Towsley Cyn in Sta,Clarita starts at 8:00am. Sunday see our monthly walk at Malibu Creek State Park at 8:00a.m. Please use the link to the latest Phainopepla for driving…
January 13, 2013

Thank You

Thank you to the over 100 people who came with us today to visit the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area's North and South Reserve. We have some good news, some of our members met with the Army Corps of  Engineers and we are optimistic that we will be able to work with them from now on…