This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for March 7.
Careful Learning and Teaching About Birds For All: Absolute Beginners to Amazing Experts
March 12, 2014, Presented by Bob Barnes
Bob Barnes at Migrant Corner, Photo by Mary Freeman
Love and Thanks!
Spring — Love is in the Air!
The buds are blooming, birds are singing - it’s a joyful time to witness the magic of growth and renewal that mother nature bestows on us each year.
It’s also the perfect time to give our heartfelt thanks to you! As a member of and contributor to Los Angeles Audubon, you have helped to sustain our environmental education programs, and contributed to the success of our conservation and restoration efforts. Our monthly program presentations, bird walks, field trips, and publishing of the Western Tanager continue into our organization’s 2nd hundred years.
You are the heart of our organization and we simply couldn’t achieve our goals without you.
We are so grateful that you value and recognize the importance of preserving and protecting birds, wildlife and the natural wonders here in our urban oasis of Los Angeles.
Thank you for your on-going support!
Carol Babeli, Development Director
BECOME A MEMBER OF THE LOS ANGELES CHAPTER OF THE AUDUBON SOCIETY
Your membership helps us to fulfill our mission...
The mission of Los Angeles Audubon is to promote the enjoyment and protection of birds and other wildlife through recreation, education, conservation and restoration.
Become a chapter supporter, friend and member of Los Angeles Audubon Society (LAAS), a certified chapter of the National Audubon Society. Let LAAS provide you with information on the many ways our members, volunteers and chapter leaders are participating in Los Angeles area environmental issues that support our mission.
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE
- Love and Thanks to our Members!
- Vacation Interrupted: A Campus CBC
- Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area — A Park of the Future You Should Visit Now!
- The Magical Tejon Ranch Tour
- LAAS Snowy Plover Field Trip Program
- Birds of the Season
Guide to Bird-Friendly Tree and Shrub Trimming and Removal
After recognizing the significant threat to nesting birds posed by the annual spring and summer tree trimming conducted by the City of Los Angeles, other cities within Los Angeles County, homeowners, and businesses. We want to save as many nesting birds during the breeding season as we possibly can, to ensure that Los Angeles does not contribute to the declines in bird species. Read more for a quick reference guide, important telephone numbers. And read the guide online, English or Spanish, or print out your own booklet.
Field Trips with Los Angeles Audubon
Owens Valley, Photo by Mary Freeman
LAAS field trip destinations are a bit further afield than our regularly scheduled bird walks. Click here for local bird walks.
Please "read more" for updated listings with instructions on how to sign-up, participation limits and applicable fees.
Join experienced bird walk leaders who will help you explore the varied habitat in and around the greater Los Angeles Area. Enjoy woodland nature areas, parklands and lakes, natural coastal scrub habitat and saltwater marshes. Binoculars are provided on many of the walks.
Bird walks are geared for the beginner/intermediate birders looking for an introduction to local birds and/or interested in reducing their carbon footprint by birding relatively close to home. . . .