August 6, 2009

Sustainable Gardening Workshops Slated

Alan Pollack, our Audubon-at-Home Chair, will be giving his lecture/slide show on Restoring Habitat One Yard at a Time/Creating a Wildlife Friendly Garden at the CSUN Botanic Garden on Saturday, September 19 and at an Extension Division Workshop at Pierce College on Saturday October 17. In addition to his lecture, the workshop will feature Art… read more
August 4, 2009

LA River Cleanup Scheduled in August

The friends of the LA River are hosting two Cleanup events in August. The first, on August 22, will be in Sepulveda Basin. The second, on August 29, will be at Taylor Yard. More information is available at www.lariver.org. read more
July 27, 2009

General Membership Meeting

Everyone welcome. Encino Community Center, 4935 Balboa Blvd., Encino. Located between Moorpark and Ventura Blvd., on the west side of Balboa, just south of the Presbyterian Church. Come early for social hour. TOPIC: Olga Clarke will present the birds and wildlife of Cabo San Lucas No stranger to San Fernando Valley Audubon members, Olga Clarke will share… read more
July 17, 2009

BE WATERWISE Classes in Calabasas

The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants and the Mountains Restoration Trust present SUMMER CLASSES IN BEAUTIFUL CALABASAS FOR WATERWISE GARDENERS Look, Ma, No Lawn! with Lili Singer Take out your turf and fill the space with low-care native plants that need no fertilizer and use a fraction of the water required… read more
July 13, 2009

Monthly Field Trip to Huntington Central Park and Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

Meet at the Slater Avenue parking lot at 7:30 a.m. Directions from the San Fernando Valley: Take the San Diego Freeway (405) south and exit at Golden West. Go south approximately three miles on Golden West to Slater. Turn left on Slater to the parking lot on the right. Bring lunch. We will picnic at… read more

Antelope Valley General Meeting

The Prime Desert Woodland Preserve in the Elyze Clifford Interpretive Center, at 43201 35th Street, Lancaster. Contact Bob or Bonnie Weatherman at (661) 269-2051. Program posted on www.avaudubon.com. read more

Sepulveda Basin Flashlight Walk

Meet at the Wildlife Reserve Amphitheater at 6:45 p.m. for a 1 1/2-hour sunset program and walk led by SFVAS and City park rangers. Look for birds, bats and owls. Designed for families and adults. Bring flashlights, insect repellent, light wrap. Directions: Go north ½ mile from Burbank Blvd. on Woodley Ave. Turn east (right)… read more

O’Melveny Weekday Walk at O’Melveny Park

Directions: Take the 118/Ronald Reagan Freeway and exit at Balboa Blvd. Turn north, driving two miles to Sesnon, turn left going west .6 mile, turn right at park entrance. Meet in the parking lot. RAIN CANCELS. Contact Carolyn Oppenheimer at, (818) 885-7493, with any questions (before 7 p.m., please) or carolyn.oppenheimer@sfvaudubon.org. read more

Monthly Field Trip to Chilao

Birding the San Gabriel Mountains along the Angeles Crest. Meet at the Chilao Visitor Center at 7:30 a.m. We will look for Hairy and White-headed Woodpeckers, Mountain Chickadee, Pygmy Nuthatch and many other montane species. Bring lunch and water. Directions: Take the 210 Fwy. east to Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy 2). Go north for about… read more

Placerita Canyon Nature Center Docents’ Bird Walk

Directions: Take the 405 or 5 Freeway north to the 14 Freeway. Exit the 14 at Placerita Canyon. Turn right at the end of the off ramp and continue about 1.5 miles to the park entrance. Turn right and park at the Nature Center. Leader: Bob Fischer. For more information, call the Nature Center at… read more