Wonderful news about the Buena Vista Lagoon Enhancement Project Final EIR!!   Carlsbad City Council, on November 7, unanimously voted to prepare a letter of support for SANDAG staff’s recommendation that the Saltwater Alternative be selected as the preferred alternative. Several months ago, City of Carlsbad Councilwoman Cori Schumacher  took the lead on organizing an informational…

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About 40 kids enjoyed a fun-filled (and tasty) event at our nature center last Saturday, when local childrens’ books author and illustrator Janell Cannon teamed up with Chef Amanda of the Good Food Factory kids’ TV cooking show to present stories and food about bats and their important role in pollination.  Janell did a reading…

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We support the conclusions of the Buena Vista Lagoon Enhancement Project Final EIR and the recommendations of SANDAG staff that the Saltwater Alternative is the best alternative for the lagoon and the public.  It supports the project objectives more so than the other alternatives; it has the greatest benefit to water quality and biological resources,…

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Fabulous I Love a Clean San Diego’s Coastal Cleanup Day at Lagoon View Drive along BV Lagoon! 60 volunteers cleaned up 300 pounds of trash and 30 pounds of recylables. Thanks to all the volunteers who pitched in to make a huge difference in this much-neglected area. This is true community spirit, and hard work!…

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  Volunteer Work Party! Anstine Needs Your Help Preparing For Opening Day Saturday, September 23rd 9 am – 12 pm After a long, hot summer Anstine will once again open its gates to the public in October, but before then, we need your help to get it ready for guests! Come join us and help with…

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Each school week finds BVAS Garden Club members Jo Niedeck and Joan Bockman knee-deep in compost. They’re leading a treasure hunt with the children at Laurel, Mission, and South Oceanside Elementary Schools. The prizes? Tasty produce and an appreciation of the birds, insects, and other invertebrates that the garden supports. There’s no place like a…

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BVAS birders have helped expand bird walking opportunities in North County by partnering with the Leo Carrillo Ranch in Carlsbad, and El Corazon Park in Oceanside for two new monthly walks. Leo Carillo Bird Walk: The first Thursday of the month, at 8:00 AM, BVAS teams up with Leo Carillo Ranch Historic Park to offer…

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Buena Vista Audubon is excited to report that on Friday, June 30, we closed on escrow for acquiring the BVAS Andy Mauro Nature Preserve property! (named in honor of Andy Mauro, pevious BVAS board President and currently serving director: the visionary behind our land acquisition efforts). It’s been a long road towards permanently protecting this…

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