Bird House and Art Sale

Due to the pandemic, our Annual Bird House Auction was canceled. Consequently, there will be a sale of the donated bird houses and nature-themed art for set prices. This event will take place outdoors in the Nature Center parking lot. Please wear your mask and plan on social distancing for everyone’s safety. Bring your holiday…

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2019 Oceanside-Vista-Carlsbad Christmas Bird Count (CBC)

This is a favorite event for the birding community! Everyone is welcome. If you are new to birding, join the CBC at Buena Vista Lagoon. (See Coastal 101 Birding for December.) Birders with more experience are encouraged to join one of our many teams. Contact CBC coordinators Tim Burr (tburr@san.rr.com) or Kirsten Winter (kjwinter@cox.net). Please…

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Endangered Species Day

Buena Vista Audubon Society and Preserve Calavera are sponsoring the 9th annual Endangered Species Day and Open House at the Buena Vista Nature Center (2202 S. Coast Hwy, Oceanside) on Saturday, May 18 from 10-2 pm.  This is a free family event with lots of activities for children of all ages – nature journals to…

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Buena Vista Audubon 9th Annual Birdhouse & Nature Art Auction

The Buena Vista Audubon Society hosts its 9th annual Birdhouse Auction Fundraiser and Open House on Saturday, March 16th, from 5-8 pm at its nature center (2202 S. Coast Hwy, Oceanside, 92054). Both a silent and live auction will feature unique birdhouses and other nature-themed art handcrafted by local artists. Festivities include music from CJ…

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BVAS Galapagos Island Birding 2019

Looking to get away and do something exciting in the New Year? Well join BVAS in 2019 for our birding trip to the beautiful Galapagos Islands. Visitors to the Galápagos Islands are intrigued by the endemic flora and fauna, geological activity, volcanic terrain, and unique human history. Accompanied by an onboard naturalist-guide, this 7-night small…

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ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY OPEN HOUSE

Come celebrate Endangered Species Day at the Buena Vista Audubon Society Nature Center Saturday, May 12, from 10 AM-2 PM.  This free event has many activities for all ages! There will be all kinds of animal ambassadors: hawks and falcons from the Raptor Institute, Jeff Nordland’s snakes and lizards, Dovie’s tortoise family, and butterflies from…

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