We have an additional San Dieguito River Park Walk this month due to an error in our newsletter: We’ll be looking for the many waterfowl and shorebirds that come to spend the winter at North County’s coastal wetlands. Directions: Lower Crest Canyon—From I-5, take Via de la Valle west; left on Jimmy Durante Blvd.; left…

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Come to our monthly program at our nature center; September is our annual film festival: “The Eagle Huntress.”  A description of the film (courtesy of Wikepedia): “The Eagle Huntress follows the story of Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Kazakh girl from Mongolia, as she attempts to become the first female eagle hunter to compete in the eagle…

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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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  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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Let’s say you’re a bird.  Your breeding area this spring and summer abounded with budding plants, fresh fruits, nutritious insects—plenty for you and the kids you raised.  But what about the coming fall and winter?  To paraphrase the Clash, should you stay or should you go?   In San Diego County, a number of species…

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TRIP SOLD OUT!!! IF ENOUGH PEOPLE ARE INTERESTED, STEVE WILL DO A TRIP FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. SEND STEVE BRAD AN EMAIL AND IF ENOUGH PEOPLE SIGN UP, THE SEPT 23 TRIP WILL OCCUR.  Join Steve Shunk for an all-day trip to Guajome  Park and Palomar Mt.  in  search  of  8  woodpecker  species  including  Whiteheaded  & …

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Join us for our monthly meeting and program at the BVAS Nature Center: this month’s program will feature Steve Shunk, who will delve into the amazing world of California’s woodpeckers, their crucial role in the ecosystems, and their habitats. Social starts at 6:30 and program is at 7:00. For more information, please call the Nature…

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LA JOLLA BIRD WALK Sunday, September 11: 7:30 a.m. Let’s      enjoy     one    of     the    most      scenic    areas     in      SD!     La   Jolla’s  rocky   shoreline   will   be  the    site    for    viewing a  number of  pelagic     birds.     These   may    include Shearwaters    (Pink,     Sooty,   & Black-vented),  Black   Storm-Petrels,    Brown   Booby,  &    more.    Expected rocky  shorebirds include Wandering    Tattler,  Surf…

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Join us for our monthly meeting and program at the BVAS Nature Center  September 21, Wednesday: this month’s program will feature Steve Shunk, who will delve into the amazing world of California’s woodpeckers, their crucial role in the ecosystems, and their habitats. Social starts at 6:30 and program is at 7:00. For more information, please…

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From 2000-2006, the Agua Hedionda Lagoon and the Southern California coastline were endangered by an invasive Mediterranean seaweed, Caulerpa taxifolia. Thanks to a community outpouring, the lagoon was saved. A major driving force of this effort, Eric Muñoz, describes one of Carlsbad’s proudest moments and his own journey in “Caulerpa Conquest.” Join this community book…

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