November 17, 2008

Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Refuge for birds and birders, not fishermen

Check out this article by LA Times reporter, Pete Thomas, for an update on unlawful uses of the Refuge and Wildlife lake. Fortunately the Los Angeles City Park Rangers are increasing their presence there in response to the problem. If you encounter fishing, off-leash dogs or other highly inappropriate behavior at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife… read more
November 16, 2008

O’Melveny Bird Walk Set for Tuesday is Cancelled

Because of the recent fire, O'Melveny Park has been closed to determine its safety for public use. Therefore, the bird walk scheduled for Tuesday, November 18 has been cancelled. Carolyn Oppenheimer read more
November 1, 2008

Hansen Dam Weed Removal Project

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October 28, 2008

HELP WANTED: Nov. 8 Invasive Weed Control Project at Hansen Dam

An 80-acre wildfire in May 2007 at Hansen Dam Basin burned much of the large riparian woodland south of the Aquatic Center. Bill Neill has been treating exotic weed populations growing in the northern and eastern edges of the riparian woodland. Although the sprayed plants are now dead, their seed clusters remain; so a 2-hour… read more

General Membership Meeting featuring Dave Weeshoff

Due to the seasonal holidays there has been a change in our regular meeting schedule. The normal General Membership Meetings for November and December have been canceled. Instead we are having a combined November/December General Membership Meeting on Thursday, December 4, 2008, 7:00 p.m.   Aquatic Bird Rehabilitation by Dave Weeshoff   Dave Weeshoff, docent… read more

Antelope Valley Audubon General Meeting and Holiday Banquet

Location: The Prime Desert Woodland Preserve in the Elyze Clifford Interpretive Center, at 43201 35th Street, in Lancaster. You are invited to bring a food item and/or anything you would like to share from recent outdoor nature experiences. A media projector will be available.   Contact Bob or Bonnie Weatherman (661) 269-2051 for more information. read more

O’Melveny Weekday Walk

    This walk was formerly the Weekday Wanderers Bird Walk.   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,… read more

Merry Christmas! Next Membership Meeting January 22, 2009

Due to the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, the regular 4th Thursday General Membership meetings normally held in November and December have been canceled and replaced by a single meeting on Thursday, December 4, 2008. Mark your calendars and plan to join us! read more

Happy Thanksgiving! Membership Meeting Next Week

Due to the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, the regular 4th Thursday General Membership meetings normally held in November and December have been canceled and replaced by a single meeting on Thursday, December 4, 2008. Mark your calendars and plan to join us! read more

Ventura Harbor and Water Treatment Ponds

Monthly Field Trip Carpool Members are encouraged to carpool to all field trips. Three or four passengers per car will reduce travel expenses. Recommended contribution to the driver is $5. Details are included below.   Directions: From the San Fernando Valley, take the 101 Freeway to the city of Ventura, exit Seaward Avenue, turn left… read more