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Salton Sea Birding trip

Bob Miller will be our guide to the Imperial Valley’s birding hot spot, the Salton Sea. Bob’s extensive knowledge of birds, geology, ecology, and history will bring the desert to life!  Sandhill cranes, waterfowl, raptors, burrowing owls….the list is endless!  This is an overnight trip and limited to the first 15 people who contact Steve…

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Monthly Program and General Meeting: “Breaking Point”

Join us for our monthly meeting and program at the BVAS Nature Center: this month’s program will feature the Salton Sea, with the film “Breaking Point” with director Bill Wisneski.  A casualty of the “water wars” in the Southwest, California’s largest lake is disappearing. The receding Salton Sea reveals a toxic mix of fine dust…

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UC CALIFORNIA NATURALIST CERTIFICATION COURSE

If you enjoy exploring and learning about our local ecology, engaging in citizen science and sharing your knowledge with others, this program is for you! The 40 hour course combines a science curriculum with guest lecturers, field trips and project-based learning to explore the unique ecology and natural history of coastal north San Diego County.…

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Monthly Meeting and Program: “Breaking Point”

Wednesday, January 18th 6:30 Social; 7:00 Program Join us for our monthly meeting and program at the BVAS Nature Center: this month’s program will feature the Salton Sea, with the film “Breaking Point” with director Bill Wisneski.  A casualty of the “water wars” in the Southwest, California’s largest lake is disappearing. The receding Salton Sea…

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ANNOUNCING: JANUARY 2017 UC CALIFORNIA NATURALIST CERTIFICATION COURSE

If you enjoy exploring and learning about our local ecology, engaging in citizen science and sharing your knowledge with others, this program is for you! The 40 hour course combines a science curriculum with guest lecturers, field trips and project-based learning to explore the unique ecology and natural history of coastal north San Diego County.…

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Costa Rica Bird Trip in January

Join BVAS Migrating Birders next January on a 10-day tour of Costa Rica birding hotspots.  The trip includes 2-night stops at La Selve OTS Biological station, Arenal Volcano area, Carara National Park, and Cerro de la Muerta.  Each one of these areas is home to a tremendous variety of species. This trip has something for…

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January Birding in San Diego

Winter during a predicted El Niño year—what impact will it have on our wintering bird populations? Birds hunker down and are difficult to find during the rain, but often get quite active as soon as the sun peeks through. Our regular winter stalwarts, yellow-rumped warblers and white-crowned sparrows, will be ever-present. Look for species like…

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