Join us Wednesday, September 21 for our monthly program. 6:30: Social and 7:00 Program begins. Woodpeckers have always captured our attention.  Their unique anatomy and behavior sets them apart.  But like so many species, the path ahead is uncertain. The official California bird list includes 17 woodpecker species, 15 of which breed in the state—more…

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It was just before Christmas, twelve months ago, when the doors to the BVAS Nature Center were finally reopened. The remodeling project had taken 6 long months, and the first group event in the renovated Nature Center was the year-end Christmas Bird Count. Over 130 people participated in the count that day, and then gathered…

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BVAS is simplifying the way a donor qualifies as a BVAS Friend member. A monetary donation of $25 or more will now result in a BVAS Friends membership for the remainder of that current calendar year. In addition, donations received in November and December will also provide the donor full membership status for the following…

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For those of you still comfortably living in the era of printed media, BVAS would like to begin the process of weaning you from your mailed hard copy of the monthly newsletter. Our goal is to have a majority of our members receive the newsletter as an electronic document, produced at no direct cost to…

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