March 19, 2018

21st Century Gardens: Tending Nature in a Shifting World — An Evening With Richard Schulhof

Richard Schulhof has served as CEO of the Los Angeles County Arboretum since 2009. He previously served as deputy director of Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum, and as executive director of Descanso Gardens, having worked in botanic gardens for over thirty years. With a special interest in science education, Richard collaborated with public schools in Boston… read more
March 6, 2018

HELP PROTECT LOCAL WILDLIFE!

  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the  Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Spring Clean-Up Saturday April 14, 2018 - 8:30-Noon Haskell Creek, where it runs through lovely 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… read more
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January 27, 2018

“Restoring Habitat, One Yard At A Time” — with Alan Pollack

21 years ago, Alan began as a volunteer with wildlife rescue/rehab groups. It was through them that he learned about the training given by the National Wildlife Federation and became a certified Wildlife Habitat Steward. Having been a life-long, home gardener and having a knack for landscape design, he was delighted to be able to wed two… read more
January 14, 2018

Los Cerritos Wetlands Need Our Help — NOW

Los Cerritos Wetlands Restoration Supporters—Need Your Help, before Jan. 16th, 2018 It is very important to let the City of Long Beach know you still want Los Cerritos Wetlands restored. There is a political movement against dirty oil operating under guise of "protecting" Los Cerritos Wetlands, launching a misinformation campaign and attempting to flood the… read more
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December 28, 2017

Christmas Bird Count Results — 2017

Everything you want to know about the 2017 CBC -- Just Click the Links! Track observed bird populations since the first CBC -- hat-tip to Jim Moore Christmas Bird Count Results 2017 The Fine Details Historical Results -- Since 1957! read more
December 20, 2017

Griffith Park Raptor Survey

The survey team at Griffith Park Raptors are excited to share that the survey has been funded for a 2nd season -- thank you, Friends of Griffith Park! There will be two workshops and it attendance at at least one is recommended. We will go over survey results from last year, raptor natural history, data… read more
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December 18, 2017

SFVAS and the Salton Sea

[siteorigin_widget class="Spacer_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Last month, officers and directors of San Fernando Valley Audubon Society traveled to the Imperial and Coachella Valleys to attend the Salton Sea Experience, a two-day event sponsored by Audubon California and local organizations, to represent SFVAS, educate themselves regarding key conservation issues facing the Salton Sea, and do some birding.  SFVAS was… read more
December 5, 2017

You Can Help Protect A Valuable Open Space!

There are just a handful of days left to make your voice heard on the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the cleanup of the Santa Susana site. The draft report only considers excessive cleanup options that will unnecessarily require the local community to live with decades of transportation and air quality issues, destroy critical… read more
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November 28, 2017

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 info@sfvaudubon.org 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 Walk. 8:00 a.m. Leader: Kris… read more
November 24, 2017

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 info@sfvaudubon.org as well as letting him know if you'd like the… read more