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Endangered California Least Tern Project, Volunteer Training

Los Angeles Audubon is seeking dedicated volunteers to help monitor the California Least Tern (an endangered migratory bird) at Venice Beach. In Los Angeles County, this species returns to only two breeding colonies, one at Venice Beach and one at the Port of Los Angeles. Los Angeles Audubon works with project biologists and the California Department of Fish & Wildlife studying the tern colony in Venice by coordinating a community-based science monitoring program during the nesting season. Volunteers receive training and then help monitor the colony for one hour each week from mid-April to mid-August. This is a great opportunity for families looking for a way to learn about nature together, for students looking to gain some field experience in environmental science, or anyone who’d like to know more about urban wildlife. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.