December Schedule of SFVAS Bird Walks — Join Us!

Find a date that works for you, then check the SFVAS web site for details, directions and Google maps. Got a question? Email [email protected] Saturday, December 2. Castaic Lake Bird Walk. 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Leader: Roger McClure. For information, contact the staff at (661) 257-4050. Sunday, December 3. Sepulveda Basin Bird

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SFVAS Yahoo Group Terminated

SFVAS has discontinued its Yahoo group as the announcements of upcoming events had become unreliable and this website has a better calendar. If you have an event that is missing from the Events Calendar at www.SFVAudubon.org please let our webmaster Jim Houghton know at [email protected] as well as letting him

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Christmas Bird Count 2017 — Join Us on 12/16!

For the 60th straight year, the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society will join chapters across the country and in North/South America, Hawaii, and the Caribbean to take part in the National Audubon Society’s annual Christmas Bird Count. The CBC is one of the many ways Audubon helps scientists, researchers and

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Another Successful Coastal Cleanup Day for SFVAS

Yesterday, Sat. 9/16, forty or so hardy and dedicated volunteers showed up for SFVAS’s Fall Cleanup of Haskell Creek in the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve. As part of the Heal-the-Bay Coastal Cleanup Day, our workers made a significant contribution to healthy waterways for wildlife and human visitors.  Two hundred and

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Happy SBEEP New Year!

SFVAS’s Sepulveda Basin Environmental Education Program is about to start a new season. Once again, we’re proud and happy to welcome groups of LAUSD children to the Wildlife Reserve for educational, exciting outdoor field trips. School budgets being what they are, SBEEP is often the only excursion students get to experience

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Over 62? Time to Buy That Pass!

If you are 62 and over and frequently use any of the birding sites on lands covered by the “America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Senior Pass” and you haven’t purchased your lifetime senior pass yet (or have lost yours and have been intending to replace

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Cavity Conservation Matters to Birds — and You Can Help!

The Tree Care for Birds and other Wildlife Project in California (http://treecareforbirds.com) asks for your level of interest in being added to a list of Audubon Chapters/birders and wildlife biologists who might want to be hired (or help on a volunteer basis) to take calls from tree care providers who

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1st Annual Children’s Bird Day A Big Success!

  There were three important numbers for our first Children’s Bird Day at the Sepulveda Basin on Sunday. The first was 17. That’s how many enthusiastic children attended from Mar Vista Elementary School, City Charter, New West Charter, and Kester Magnet Elementary School. The second important number is 37. That’s

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Audubon California Advocacy Day in Sacramento

Audubon California’s annual advocacy day is coming up. It is a pretty amazing event where you can meet chapter members from across the state. Audubon California has set up legislative appointments -- they partner up attendees to go and speak with their state senators and assembly members about environmental and

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They’re Trying to AngelFest Us Again!

Woodley Park. The place we fought so hard to keep a huge music festival out of -- remember that? We succeeded, but now smaller events are moving into the park. They've been chased out of other parks and it's time for us to chase them out of Woodley Park.These groups

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