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October 31, 2022

Statement by San Fernando Valley Audubon Society Opposing Proposition SP

San Fernando Valley Audubon Society (SFVAS) opposes Los Angeles City Proposition SP and recommends voting NO. SFVAS strongly supports the city’s Department of Recreation and Parks. The department manages three of our most important bird watching locations. Proposition SP, a parks and recreational facilities parcel tax, was slapped together at the last minute without community… read more
October 16, 2022

Volunteers Needed for the Annual Christmas Bird Count!

Every year in December, the Audubon Society conducts the Christmas Bird Count, an international bird census that spans the Western Hemisphere. This year, the San Fernando Valley will be doing its CBC on December 17th. However, preparations for it are already underway. Right now, we are looking for people who would be willing to lead… read more
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October 8, 2022

P-22 Day Festival

Join SFVAS at the P-22 Day Festival on Saturday, October 22, 2022 11:00AM - 4:00 PM at Griffith Park! San Fernando Valley Audubon Society will be an exhibitor at this year's P-22 Day Festival!  At our exhibit, we will share all things birds, wildlife, and appreication for conservation.  Be sure to stop by and say… read more
March 15, 2022

Haskell Creek Cleanup, Volunteers Needed

April 9, 2022 from 8:30 AM to Noon Haskell Creek, where it runs through Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve, hosts many riparian trees and shrubs, such as cottonwoods and willows.  Songbirds forage and nest in the trees, while egrets and herons fish in this heart of the Wildlife Area.  The needed winter rains brought a trash… read more
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January 28, 2022

Our First – Hopefully Not the Last — Pollinator Garden

SFVAS's SUSTAINABLE POLLINATOR PILOT PROJECT - LAFD STATION 83 Status:  1/28/2022 The City of Los Angeles is the largest U.S. city to date certified as a biodiversity haven by the National Wildlife Federation - and it can get even better!  The San Fernando Valley Audubon Society (SFVAS), already an environmental champion in our region, has… read more
December 12, 2021

A Nice Letter

December 6, 2021 California Wildlife Center (CWC) is grateful to the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society for your continued support of our work and our mission to take responsibility for the protection of native wildlife through rehabilitation, education, and conservation. Thanks in part to your contribution, CWC was able to care for 3,898 patients in… read more
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November 3, 2021

SFV Audubon On Instagram!

Did you know that the SFV Audubon is active on Instagram?  IG is a fun way to engage with us and see great bird photos from our SFVA walks. It’s also an easy way to keep up with what’s going on at SFVAS, our events and your fellow birders who attend them. All you have… read more
November 1, 2021

Something New — Sit Spot Birding

Sit Spot birding is an alternative approach to birding.  Instead of extended walking and standing, it involves finding a comfortable spot in nature to sit, slow down, be in the moment, and notice details and behavior patterns.  Sit Spot birding is not list-driven; it is not always trying to get the next bird.  It is… read more
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June 29, 2021

Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary — Big News

Under the supervision of owners Benjamin and Dorothy Tucker, the 12-acre Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary in Orange County started life as a hummingbird-feeding waystation in 1929. As more people came to see the “hummingbird cafeteria,” Mr. and Mrs. Tucker decided to create a dedicated sanctuary. Buildings, shops and trails were added and the public responded enthusiastically.… read more
May 14, 2021

Slowly But Surely — and Gladly

After SFVAS had to cancel its group outings due to the pandemic some of us birders turned to solitary sojourns at a local park or trail. While it was peaceful and helped dull the sting of the day’s dismal news it was never as much fun as birding with a group. I have been happy… read more
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