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Los Angeles to celebrate its first Bird LA Day on May 2

Environmental non-profits, universities and public companies join Audubon to celebrate LA’s rich environment with a day of events revolving around birds.

Birdladay.org offers full calendars of events

Los Angeles, Calif. – Los Angeles is one of the most amazing places for birds in California, if not the country. On May 2, Angelenos will celebrate the birds of LA in a unique way – with the first annual Bird LA Day, a series of de-centralized events countywide, all unified through social media.

From Deb’s Park in downtown LA to the Ballona Wetlands in Playa Del Rey, reaching as far south as The Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific and as far north as The San Fernando Valley, there will be events for every level of birder ranging from the uninitiated to the serious and sophisticated.

One key feature is that there’s no cost to participate – not for the organizers, nor the participants. For once, the spotlight will be on LA’s biodiversity, not film or fashion, celebrity or TV. Just good old fashioned outdoor entertainment.

For a listing of events, visit: http://www.birdladay.org
The event list is being updated with additional details as participating organizations provide more information.

About Bird LA
Bird L.A. is a project of the Audubon network in greater Los Angeles. This includes Audubon California, the Audubon Center at Debs Park, and local Audubon chapters. More information is available at http://birdla.org

About Audubon California
Audubon California is building a better future for California by bringing people together to appreciate, enjoy and protect our spectacular outdoor treasures. With more than 50,000 members in California and an affiliated 48 local Audubon chapters, Audubon California is a field program of the National Audubon Society.

About Los Angeles Audubon
Our mission is to promote the enjoyment and protection of birds and other wildlife through recreation, education, conservation and restoration. We protect birds and their habitat through citizen science volunteers to monitor and protect, through public education and docent programs, policy and planning advocacy. An important strategic goal is to provide after-school environmental education targeting under-served youth and their communities in the urban core of greater LA. www.laaudubon.org

Contact: Carol Babeli, Development Director, Los Angeles Audubon, 917-923-9166, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bird LA is brought to you by the Audubon network in the greater Los Angeles area
© 2015 National Audubon Society

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