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119 Years… and Counting

  December 23, 2017.  I jolt awake at 3 a.m.  Was that a Great Horned Owl calling?  I strain to listen without getting out of bed, without opening a window.  I can’t be sure.  Better not count it.  In vain, I try to go back to sleep.  At 4:30, I finally get up even though…

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City Nature Challenge: San Diego

From the San Diego Natural History Museum: Help San Diego Win City Nature Challenge, which takes place from April 27-30, 2018, is a worldwide competition to see which city can make the most observations of their local plants and animals over a 4-day period. And San Diego composes part of one of only 35 biodiversity…

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ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY OPEN HOUSE

Come celebrate Endangered Species Day at the Buena Vista Audubon Society Nature Center Saturday, May 12, from 10 AM-2 PM.  This free event has many activities for all ages! There will be all kinds of animal ambassadors: hawks and falcons from the Raptor Institute, Jeff Nordland’s snakes and lizards, Dovie’s tortoise family, and butterflies from…

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PAS FOURTH ANNUAL BIRD CLASS

Palomar Audubon Society is again offering bird classes on consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning Tuesday April 24th. The first three classes will be for beginners and the last three (starting Tuesday May 15th) will be for intermediate birders. The classes will be integrated for beginners taking both classes. There will be three Saturday field trips, May…

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Oceanside Christmas Bird Count 2017

Summary  – Oceanside (CAOV) Christmas Bird Count – 2017 by Kirsten Winter The 72nd Oceanside Christmas Bird Count was held on December 23, 2017.  A very dedicated and talented group of 115 birders logged 191 hours, and recorded approximately 35,000 individual birds – detecting birds at a rate of 183 birds per hour.    A very…

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Celebrating BATS! From Fiction to Food

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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Coastal Cleanup Day at Lagoon View Drive (Oceanside)

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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Anstine Audubon Nature Preserve Work Party

  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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Cuba Birding Trip

Birding Cuba’s Foothills, Wetlands and Coast with Buena Vista Audubon January 9-18, 2018 Cuba’s protected natural areas, geographic isolation, and limited development combine to create an ideal destination for birders. The country’s diverse habitats support over 360 avian species, more than two dozen of which are endemic to the island. On this 10 day program,…

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