COVID-19 updates:

Because of the rise in COVID cases and the July 27, 2021 CDC recommendation to wear masks indoors even if one is fully vaccinated, BVAS is re-instating the mask-wearing requirement for visitors inside our nature center, regardless of vaccination status.

Nature Center updates

Our Nature Center is opening for more hours: currently, we are open Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. We are always looking for volunteer hosts to staff the Nature Center to ensure we can adequately cover the shifts. For more information on volunteering, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Rocco Valluzzi

Most of our birding activities have also resumed; please see the Events page for June or our Summer newsletter (page 3) for details.

Our nature trail is also open so come and enjoy a walk! For safe social distancing please walk the trail in a clockwise direction.

If you can't make it to the Nature Center or trail, please see our virtual tours on Facebook and see some of the cool surprises on the trail and learn more about the fauna and flora who call the lagoon home.

Our Mission

Conservation Through Education, Advocacy, Land Management, and Monitoring

Mailing Address

Buena Vista Audubon
PO Box 480
Oceanside, CA 92049

Nature Center

2202 S. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054



Tuesday 10 am-1 pm
Wednesday 10 am-1 pm
Thursday 10 am-1 pm
Friday 10 am-1 pm
Saturday 10 am-1 pm

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