Bird Fest — What a Day!

If Bird Fest keeps growing the way it has, year-to-year, we’re going to need a bigger parking lot! We had over 1,000 visitors and the children’s area was packed from 9:00-3:00   Walks were well attended, with Scott Logan’s leading the way. Vendors fared well and there was plenty of

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One More Reason Not To Miss BirdFest!

Some of the spectacular bird-themed T-shirts that will be available for sale at the Bird Fest.  The short-sleeved shirts are $20 each; long-sleeved shirts are $25.  The shirts range in sizes from S to XL. 

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Saturday, December 17, 2016 — Birders Needed!

Once again this year, the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society will join chapters across the country and in North and South America, Hawaii, and the Caribbean to take part in the National Audubon Society’s 116th annual Christmas Bird Count.The initial San Fernando Valley CBC was held in 1957 making this

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SFVAudubon Conservation Voting Guide, 2016

Yes on Prop. 67San Fernando Valley Audubon Society heartily endorses a YES vote on California's Proposition 67, Your vote will reaffirm Californians' desire for a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Plastic bag manufacturers are doing everything they can to frustrate the will of the People -- and we understand that. Selling hundreds of millions

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Come to an SFVAS General Meeting! Join us and be rewarded!

SFVAS would like to welcome all members to our general meetings, and say “Thank You” with a gift.Our wonderful membership has helped us work toward our goals by:signing petitions and recruiting others to signdonating to the Birdathonbuying T-shirts and other memorabiliaattending our monthly meetingscontacting elected officials to promote habitat conservationvolunteering

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New SFVAS.ORG feature: Alan’s Blog

Alan Pollack, SFVAS board member and Audubon At Home maven, has been blogging for years — he just didn’t realize it. As of now, his Phainopepla posts are available for reading (and learning) at his official blog here on the site. Check it out!

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Like Working with Kids? RCD Opens New K-12 Training Season

Do you like working with students K–12?Enjoy being outdoors interpreting nature?Train this fall to be an Environmental Educator!Exciting program every Tuesday from September 20 to November 15.Click here for detailed information, dates and locations.You can contact the Resources Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains at: [email protected] call us at: 818-597-8627 x103

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Photo Contest & Exhibit for Amateur Photographers

Share the wonders of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area with others! Enter the Spirit of the Mountains Photo Contest. Let your photographic imagination capture the essence of this hidden jewel. Click here for brochure and entry form and rules.

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Save The Date — November 12 — 3rd Annual BirdFest!

After the election, all will be revealed and we will have a new President. What better way to celebrate the end of the electioneering cycle than by attending the 3rd Annual Bird Fest? Yes, we are completing the planning for the Bird Fest with Santa Monica Bay and Conejo Valley Audubon

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SFVAS Responds to DWP Ground Water Replenishment Project’s Draft EIR

The City of Los Angeles recently completed the public comment period regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Groundwater Replenishment Project, which seeks to take advanced purified waste water from the Tillman Water Reclamation Plant and deliver it to East Valley Spreading Grounds.  SFVAS has submitted these comments on

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