2202 S. Coast Highway Oceanside, CA 92054


Buena Vista Lagoon Nature Camp 2017

If you know a child who loves to learn about nature, you may want to get him or her signed up for Summer Camp at the Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center.  Leader Dovie Christenson is planning daily activities that include walks, talks, games, crafts, and music.  Visitors this summer include a professional botanist who will…

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Celebrate Endangered Species Day Open House at the Buena Vista Audubon Society Nature Center Saturday, May 20, from 10 AM-2 PM.  Free! Learn what you can do to protect your local endangered species through fun activities for the entire family! Visit with hawks and falcons (until 1:00) and local snakes and lizards! Dip into the lagoon…

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Thank you Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians and San Diego Parks4Kids

BVAS would like to thank two generous funders that recently awarded us grants: the first is the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, who awarded us a $5,000 grant for our childrens’ nature education programs. The second is San Diego Parks4Kids (a partnership between the Outdoor Foundation, Outdoor Industry Association, and the San Diego Foundation).  They awarded us $700 from a crowdfunding campaign for our Sharing our…

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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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Free Kids’ Art Day at BVAS!

Calling all kids age 6 and up! FREE Children’s Art Day Saturday, August 6th from 1-4 PM at the BVAS Nature Center: 2202 S. Coast Hwy., Oceanside. Local artist and BVAS educator Chris Clark will hold a free painting workshop for kids. Using a contour drawing technique, Chris will show participants how to make their…

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Summer Camp 2016

Summer Camp 2016 enthralled 18 lucky kids last month at our Nature Center. Dovie Christianson, with the help of several BVAS volunteers, has been organizing summer camp for the past few years, and once again wove together an extraordinary week of nature walks and talks, crafts, games, stories and explorations that was part fun, part…

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