March 28, 2010

Malibu Creek State Park Bird Walk – A BIRDATHON EVENT

Meet at the second (lower) day-use parking lot. Entrance to the park is on the west side of Las Virgenes Road, just south of Mulholland Hwy. Entrance fee or day/annual pass is required. Leader(s): Muriel Kotin, (310) 457-5796, and/or Art Langton, (818) 887-0973. read more

Sepulveda Basin Bird Walk – A BIRDATHON EVENT

Directions: Exit the San Diego Freeway (I-405) on Burbank Blvd. Go west about one-half mile to Woodley Avenue and turn right (north). Travel about one-half mile to the second possible right turn (at sign for the Water Reclamation Plant and Japanese Garden). Turn right and go east about one-half mile to Wildlife Area parking at the end of… read more
March 24, 2010

Morongo Valley – Monthly Field Trip – A BIRDATHON EVENT

Probable Species: 65–70. This desert oasis offers great birding in the spring. Warblers, flycatchers, hummingbirds and orioles are among the birds expected. At least one pair of Vermilion Flycatchers has been seen every April in memory. Directions: Allow 2.5 hours to drive from the San Fernando Valley. Take Interstate 10 east to Route 62, which… read more

Wildlife Area Cleanup

Sepulveda Basin 2010 Wildlife Reserve Cleanup Volunteers Needed Saturday, April 10 8:30 a.m.—Noon Directions: Exit the San Diego Freeway (I-405) on Burbank Blvd. Go west about one-half mile to Woodley Avenue and turn right (north). Travel about one-half mile to the second possible right turn (at sign for the Water Reclamation Plant and Japanese Garden).… read more

Wildlife Area Cleanup Scheduled – Volunteers Wanted

Saturday, April 10 8:30 AM - Noon [caption id="attachment_783" align="aligncenter" width="362" caption="Photo by Rose Leibowitz, 2010"][/caption] Come for the whole time or just a part of it. Bring your friends and family. Help us keep this lovely resource in prime condition for the critters who rely on it for food and shelter. Directions: Exit the… read more
February 28, 2010

Monthly Field Trip: Morro Bay Weekend!

The first day, Saturday, March 20, we will meet in the parking lot on the near (inland) side of Morro Rock at 8:00 a.m. The second day, Sunday, March 21, we will meet at the Montana de Oro State Park Headquarters/Visitor Center at 8:00 a.m. Our species tally is usually very high on this trip.… read more

Monthly Field Trip: Morro Bay Weekend!

The second day, Sunday, March 21, we will meet at the Montana de Oro State Park Headquarters/Visitor Center at 8:00 a.m. Our species tally is usually very high on this trip. Pigeon Guillemot and Chestnut-backed Chickadee are expected. Directions from the San Fernando Valley: Take the 101 Freeway to San Luis Obispo and then follow… read more

Chatsworth Nature Preserve

Check with leader for starting time. Chapter members will join members of the Southwest Herpetologist Society for time inside the Preserve. Meet at the Plummer-Valley Circle gate on the north side of the Preserve approximately 0.9miles west of the intersection of Plummer and Topanga Canyon Blvd. and past 3 “STOP” signs. Phone Art Langton, (818)… read more
February 5, 2010

Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Bird Walk

Directions: Exit the Ventura Freeway (U.S. 101) at Las Virgenes Canyon Road and proceed north to the trailhead parking area at the end of the road. Please bring plenty of water and wear proper shoes.   No  toilets are available on site. Leader: Jim Hardesty (818) 346-6712, jim.hardesty@sfvaudubon.org read more
February 4, 2010

Sepulveda Dam Basin Master Plan Review Slated

I encourage all to attend this community workshop on the updating of the Sepulveda Basin Master Plan on Saturday, February 20, 2010.  This is part of updating the master plan (land use plan) of the entire Sepulveda Basin for the first time in over 30 years and will be important in shaping changes to the… read more