Grainger Property Birdwalk — A First! Saturday Jan. 25

Our donation to the Mountains Restoration Trust has paid off. Come and see why we felt it was so important that this piece of land be set aside for nature and birds. This unique walk is open to a total of 15 participants. All photos for the signage was provided

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Tours of the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve for Groups

San Fernando Valley Audubon leads Bird and Nature Walks for groups by reservation.  These tours of the Wildlife Reserve are available for groups like school classes that aren’t in our SBEEP program, scouting and other youth groups, community centers, religious centers, environmental groups, and clubs. Adults, kids and/or any mixture

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Grainger Property Birdwalk — A First! Saturday Dec. 7

Cancelled due to rain — stay tuned for new date! Our donation to the Mountains Restoration Trust has paid off. Come and see why we felt it was so important that this piece of land be set aside for nature and birds. This unique walk is open to a total

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2019 Christmas Bird Count Needs Birders and Helpers

The Christmas Bird Count is coming on December 14th. This event is critical for monitoring bird populations all over the world. SFVAS wants to do its part, and for that, we need help! Follow the link below to our CBC 2019 page and choose the leader you want to count

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Project FeederWatch Starts Nov. 9

Join now for the 2019–20 season, which runs from November 9 through April 3. Please join the project for the country in which you reside. ID numbers needed for data entry are printed on the letter that comes in the instructional kit mailed to all first-time participants. It takes several weeks

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Haskell Creek Cleanup Success!

Early Saturday morning, September 26, over 150 eager volunteers arrived at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve and began a thorough cleanup of Haskell Creek and its adjacent watershed, a stretch of water a half-mile long.  They included all ages and demographics, participating as individuals, families, and school and corporate groups.

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The 2019 WFO Conference in Albuquerque, a Young Birder’s Experience

By: Alexander deBarros From August 22-25, I attended the Western Field Ornithologists Conference in Albuquerque. Amazing is the only word that comes close to describing the experience. From the field trips, to the science sessions, to the social gatherings, it was just a great time. On Thursday, I attended Andy

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Birds of the Mojave Desert Three-day Workshop

(Photo by Richard Davis) The Desert Institute will be conducting a class, Birds of the Mojave Desert, taught by Kurt Leuschner, on October 4-6 at the Desert Studies Center in Soda Springs (Zzyzx). Beginning on Friday evening, this course will examine the important role of these stopover areas in the

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