January 6, 2013

Life Goes on and our Audubon-At-Home Chair keeps working!

In contrast to the recent, horrendously destructive actions of the Army Corps of Engineers at the Sepulveda Basin wildlife reserve, our own Audubon-at-Home Chair, Alan Pollack, will be presenting his slide show/lecture "Restoring Habitat, One Yard at a Time" at the Santa Monica Unitarian Church, 1260 18th St., Santa Monica at 12:45 on Sunday, January…
December 31, 2012

Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Destruction

Thank you to everyone who has expressed support to us over this, We have received wonderful media coverage also. The work has been stopped for the moment, until there is a meeting between the Corps personnel and us. Meanwhile, if you live in his area, please contact Brad Sherman, our congressman (if not, our senators…
December 28, 2012

KTLA Covered our Outrage,

December 19, 2012

Bull Creek CBC

Alan and Muriel Kotin will lead a count at Bull Creek west of Lake Balboa and the area of the LA River to the west of it. Meet them at 8:00 a.m. where the creek meets the small parking lot.

More information on the Christmas Bird Count!

Hansen Dam and Vicinity Meeting time: 7:00 a.m. From the intersection of Osborne and Glenoaks, go north on Osborne to Dronfield (signal), turn right on Dronfield and enter park. Proceed downhill to large parking lot. Look for counters with binoculars. Bring lunch, drink, and be prepared to walk. Leader: Jim Moore (661-317-1600) Bee Canyon and…
November 29, 2012

White Pelican Update

Did you know about the White Pelican that was entangled in a fishing line on the Wildlife Lake at Sepulveda Basin and was rescued and taken to rehab? It will be released on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. onto the lake. A happy ending to a story that disturbed many of us!
October 10, 2012

Camera Safari

The first Camera Safari is now full. If there is a demand, a second one for SFVAS members will be set up on Sunday November 11.
October 8, 2012

Bird Walks for Families and Beginners

These popular walks resume on second Saturdays at 9:00 AM at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve, October 13, 2012 through March 9, 2013. For more information click on the Yahoo Calendar or the October - November newsletter "Phainopepla."
October 5, 2012

Restoring Habital, one garden at a Time

Our own Alan Pollack will be presenting on how to create an environmentally friendly garden on two occasions this month. Check him out at Descanso Gardens on October 13th at 10 a.m. or at Platt Library (23600 Victory Blvd, Woodland Hills) on October 23rd at 6:30 p.m..
September 3, 2012

And the Award Goes To…

Since the beginning of time, SFVAS has been holding an annual Conservation Award Banquet at which an award has been presented to an outstanding member of the community who has acted selflessly and consistently on behalf of wildlife by providing significant benefit to natural habitats within out territory. Now we are making a change. The…