2202 S. Coast Highway Oceanside, CA 92054

Support Nature and Your Community

Become a member of Buena Vista Audubon Society

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General Donation

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Your donation will help us further our mission of providing nature-based education to local children, offering birding classes and other programs, protecting and restoring North County wildlife habitats, and more!

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Become a Member

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Help support our work and become a member of BVAS!  All donations that are at least $25/year qualify as membership dues.

As a BVAS member, you will receive the chapter newsletter, voting privileges at our Annual Meeting and other member meetings, and the satisfaction of belonging to a group that values nature in North County.  All donations are tax-deductible;  BVAS is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation, and will receive 100% of your contribution.

Your donation will help us further our chapter’s mission to:

  • Provide nature-oriented education and activities for our members and the community,
  • Educate the public about the importance of preserving and protecting our unique natural resources in North County,
  • Engage in land acquisition and habitat restoration.
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Nature Center & Programs

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Every year, over 3,000 school children come through our Nature Center, learning about local wildlife and plants through our interactive exhibits and nature trail, with the assistance of our trained Nature Guide volunteers. For many of these children, this is a rare opportunity to spend time in nature.

While our Nature Guides volunteer their time, our Nature Center costs money to operate and as it ages, requires maintenance work to keep it running beautifully. Your donation will help provide for the nature center to keep running for future generations of naturalists.

Here are a few things that your donations make possible:

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Donation Total: $100.00

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Ridgway’s Rail Society: Land Acquisition/Land Management

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With over 90% of coastal habitat lost to development, BVAS is taking the lead on protecting and restoring some of the remaining wild areas in North County.  The BVAS Ridgway’s Rail Society Fund supports our efforts to purchase land for conservation, obtain conservation easements, restore habitat, and provide for on-going habitat management of our two properties.

Learn more about our land acquisition & management efforts and the Ridgway’s Rail Society.

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Ruddy Duck by Steve Brad

Donation to the Ruddy Duck Club

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This special group of local businesses and organizations support the nature education and recreation programs offered at the Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center with an annual donation of $100 or more. To request your “no obligation” Ruddy Duck Club packet of membership information and benefits, please call Kelly Deveney at 760-721-2441.

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Honor Your Loved Ones with Memorial Gifts

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Memorial gifts are a wonderful remembrance honoring the life of a special person. Making a gift in a friend or loved one’s name not only acknowledges someone special, but also makes a positive impact to your community because 100% goes to support the BVAS Nature Center and its free nature education programs.

BVAS will be pleased to recognize your gift with a notice in our newsletter.

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Have Unused Items?

Trying to clean out your house? We are always in need of supplies for our various children's camps. Here are items we currently need:

  • Art Supplies
  • Binoculars
  • Compasses
  • Gardening Tools - Please click here to see what the Plant Club needs
  • Nature Books
  • Science Supplies - microscopes, magnifying glasses

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Estate Planning

Include Buena Vista Audubon Society in your will and benefit generations to come. Download our Guide to Planned Giving to learn more about the various options available to you.

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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

760-439-BIRD
(760-439-2473)

Hours

Sunday 1-4pm
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 10 am-4 pm
Wednesday 10 am-4 pm
Thursday 10 am-4 pm
Friday 10 am-4 pm
Saturday 10 am-4 pm

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