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Fundraising

Raise the Roof for the Raptor Institute!

Many people enjoy visiting with live raptors at our annual Endangered Species Day and Nature Camp. The non-profit that brings these animal ambassadors, the Raptor Institute, is holding an important fundraiser to help in expanding their facilities and being able to house more non-releasable raptors to be used for education.  To be part of this…

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Forging Ahead: The BVAS Nature Endowment

The new BVAS Nature Endowment continues to grow, with over $20,000 in new donations received in June and July.  A total of approximately $75,000 has now been raised from BVAS members and the community.  Adding in the contribution of $150,000 of double matching funds from Brian Malk and Nancy Heitel, the Nature Fund now stands…

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Sharing our Shores crowdfunding project

Help Buena Vista Audubon raise money for our Sharing our Shores program, which helps children from North County Title I schools learn how to become advocates for protecting threatened shorebirds through beach field trips! What is it? Sharing our Shores is an Audubon program that helps elementary students learn how to protect threatened and endangered…

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“Smile, You’re on Amazon!”

Maybe you’re not Bill Gates, but you still like the idea of being able to dole out charitable grants.  Just go to www.smile.amazon.com and designate Buena Vista Audubon as your favorite charity.   It’s like Amazon.com in every way, except that a half percent of what you spend gets donated by Amazon to BVAS and helps…

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SECOND THURSDAY BIRD GROUP APRIL BIRDATHON

Steve Brad’s Second Thursday Bird Walk has developed a reputation among its regulars as a very productive “rarity chase.”  The emphasis is generally on the uniqueness of the sightings, rather than the number of species seen.  But in April, the group focused on seeing how many different species of birds it could tally.  Why the…

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Oh, What a Night!

For those of you who missed it, that’s a real shame. It was probably just as well though. We couldn’t have squeezed one more body into that Nature Center at March’s Birdhouse Auction! The place was packed and spirits were high. We were a bunch of happy folks coming together for some light-hearted fun, and…

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The BVAS Nature Endowment

The BVAS Board is pleased to announce the establishment of the BVAS Nature Endowment Fund, the result of a two-for-one matching funds grant of up to $333,000 from Brian Malk and Nancy Heitel of San Diego and Napa Valley. Last November, Brian contacted BVAS to discuss his interest in possibly helping the organization meet some…

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