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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From the San Diego Natural History Museum: Help San Diego Win City Nature Challenge, which takes place from April 27-30, 2018, is a worldwide competition to see which city can make the most observations of their local plants and animals over a 4-day period. And San Diego composes part of one of only 35 biodiversity…

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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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2018 Birdhouse & Nature Art Auction is Saturday, March 24, 5:00- 8:00 p.m. BVAS is soliciting donations of decorative or functional  birdhouses, beehouses bat houses & feeders, and any nature-themed art. This might include a painting, sculpture, quilt, or other inventive art you’d like to create with nature in mind. Bring your masterpieces to the…

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Join local celebrities at the BVAS Nature Center to celebrate bats and healthy, bat-pollinated foods! Author/illustrator Janell Cannon teams up with Chef Amanda, creator of The Good Food Factory (a children’s healthy cooking show) for the second year in a row. The bat event will take place on Saturday, October 28, starting promptly at 1:00…

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October 21 & 22, 2016   Become a Nature Detective through this two-day wildlife tracking workshop! Wildlife trackers piece together clues left behind in the environment to gain a richer picture of the variety of animals using a habitat and read the story of their behavior. At the workshop, you’ll become familiar with common local…

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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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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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BVAS is hosting an exhibit of 25 fanciful metal bird sculptures in August at the BVAS Nature Center.  The fascinating works of art were created by Oceanside sculptor Paul Weber, sometimes known as “Dr. Duck.”   The free exhibit will run for two weeks, August 6-21. Guests will be able to view the sculptures during the…

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