Monthly General Meeting – Understanding the Environment and Rediscovering Ourselves in the Chaparral With Rick Halsey

Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center 2202 South Coast Hwy., Oceanside, CA, United States

For more than two million years we evolved outside, in Nature, driven by our instincts. Over the last several thousand years, our newly conscious minds have tried to reconcile the conflict among the demands of civilization, social expectations, and our ancient, wild selves. Yet despite our best efforts, the conflict persists, causing many of the…

The Wonderful Life of a Dying Tree with Gillian Martin – Monthly General Program

You are unlikely to view dead trees the same way again after Gillian Martin passionately and persuasively illustrates their contribution to the diversity and sustainability of forests. Yes, even the urban forest. In her lively presentation on death and dying, Gillian will give us a fascinating look at the tremendous habitat value of these trees.…

Little Fish, Big Impact for Seabirds in California with Anna Weinstein – Monthly General Program

Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center 2202 South Coast Hwy., Oceanside, CA, United States

Our beloved seabirds in Southern California and on the west coast are tough and built to last. But they must have access at the right times and places to the currency of the ocean: forage fish and invertebrates. For over ten years the Audubon network in California and the west coast has been collaborating with…