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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
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
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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
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
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 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
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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 please let our webmaster Jim Houghton know at as well as letting him know if you'd like the… read more
November 22, 2017

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 the interested public keep track… read more
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September 17, 2017

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 fifty pounds (more or less)… read more
September 11, 2017

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 all school year. Begun in 1993… read more
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