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How much wood can an Audubon volunteer chuck?

September 26th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, Volunteer

Last Sunday, a group of 40 adults and 40 kids came to Audubon Center at Debs Park from the Young Presidents Organization, San Gabriel Chapter to volunteer and picnic. The group generously donated wood chips for the Children’s Woodland. The children enjoyed Audubon-themed activities including a scavenger hunt, bird house building, live animals, and special cookies with birds. Thank you […]

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Most people don’t ever make it here

September 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Audubon Chapters, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Conservation research, Volunteer

Lake Almanor is a 4.5  hour drive from San Francisco and a 3 hour drive from Sacramento, to say it is remote is to be kind. This tucked-away lake in Plumas County is one of the four lakes included in Audubon’s Western and Clark’s Grebes conservation program. Plumas Audubon Society has managed and staffed grebe monitoring and […]

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April 27: 2014 Black Oystercatcher Workshop

April 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon Chapters, Bird conservation, Black Oystercatcher, Volunteer

Citizen scientist call to action! Have you ever wondered who these intriguing shorebirds are? Why they make such a ruckus from the rocks? Here’s your opportunity to find out. Attend the 2014 Black Oystercatcher Workshop on Sunday, April 27, from 9am-2pm at the Russian Gulch Recreation Hall. Learn something new, meet other bird aficionados, and […]

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April 12: Volunteer day at Kern River Preserve

April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off · Kern River Preserve, Volunteer

Kern River Preserve’s Redtailed Hawk Trail looks great with blooming bush lupine, poppies and Fay Creek is running. Come to the work party this Saturday April 12. Preserve Manager Reed will lead a hike to Fay Creek after lunch. Spring is going to be short in the Kern Valley due to the dry conditions so […]

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April 19th: Come volunteer at Bobcat Ranch

April 4th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California Bobcat Ranch, Volunteer

We will be removing posts and fencing from an older restoration site on Maxwell Flat, a beautifully restored savanna on Yolo County’s Bobcat Ranch. We will then use the salvaged materials to protect newer plantings in the dry creek area near the ranch headquarters. When: Saturday April 19th Time: 9:00 am Where: Audubon California Bobcat […]

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Introducing our interactive Western Snowy Plover map

January 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Video, Volunteer, Western Snowy Plover

Use our interactive map to explore Snowy Plover volunteer opportunities at beaches near you.  Share on Facebook

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14 year-old master birder and Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary volunteer wins scholarship

August 1st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Birding, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Volunteer

By Kerry Wilcox Sanctuary Manager, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary When you think of birders, how do you usually picture them? Do you normally think of a retired person with time and money to travel the world looking at rare and unusual birds? Maybe you think of a seasoned biologist that is studying the […]

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Layers of Learning at Debs Park

July 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, urban conservation, Volunteer

Since 2005, the Audubon Center at Debs Park in Los Angeles has provided the opportunity for young people to connect with nature through a summer day camp programs.  Now, it’s not all fun and games, Audubon believes that outdoor learning and exploration is very important to help cultivate the next generation of conservationists, but it […]

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Reflections on the Christmas Bird Count in Debs Park

December 15th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Birding, Christmas Bird Count, Volunteer

For the past several years, member of the Arroyo Green Team have participated in Aududon’s annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC). This year, members headed out into Debs Park to see what birds were around.

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Seeking volunteer naturalists in the SF Bay Area

October 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Nature education and activities, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Volunteer

We are looking for people to teach children about birds at our Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary. Audubon’s Birds Volunteer Naturalists will: Receive training once a week for 5 weeks to learn to lead programs, manage student groups, become familiar with program materials and understand Audubon’s mission. Lead small groups of children on hour […]

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