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Birds over Broadway 2014

October 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Bird videos, Birding, urban conservation

Who would’ve thought that in the middle of downtown Los Angeles you can see one of the most fascinating natural spectacles around? This past Friday, Audubon Center at Debs Park continued the tradition of gathering on the roof of Joe’s Auto Park at 5th and Broadway to be with fellow nature lovers and watch the roosting […]

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View the Vaux’s Swifts in downtown Los Angeles

October 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird L.A., Birding

After the Vaux’s Swifts put on a spectacular show in Northern Calfornia, we’re starting to see them turn up at their downtown Los Angeles roost. If you’re in the area, please join us tomorrow night, Oct. 3, to watch these amazing birds come in for the evening. We’ll be watching this amazing happening from two […]

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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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We need your vote to launch innovative community project in Los Angeles

September 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities

Audubon California has partnered with Los Angeles-based Audubon chapters to submit an exciting project to the LA2050 Initiative. Building on the work we’re doing with young people in the area, we’re proposing to support teens as they highlight the amazing birds that inhabit the city’s parks, and create connections between residents and nature that haven’t […]

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Battle begins over effort to delist California Gnatcatcher

July 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Bird L.A.

Audubon California issued its statement opposing the most recent effort to remove the California Gnatcatcher’s protected status under the Endangered Species Act — an effort that could really be described as an effort to claim that the California Gnatcatcher doesn’t even exist. Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Times’s Louis Sahagun dug deeper into the […]

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Tearing down fences

May 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A.

Ximena Gil grew up in Highland Park, a densely populated area near downtown Los Angeles. When she talks about her childhood in this urban area folded right alongside the Pasadena Freeway, she notes how she had little exposure to nature. Ximena says that one day, her older brother convinced her to take a walk down […]

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Los Angeles leads all U.S. counties in nationwide bird count

March 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird L.A., Birding, Nature education and activities

Already known for the movie business, freeways and surfing, Los Angeles may need to add another one to the list: birdwatching. With the recent release of data from February’s Great Backyard Bird Count, a nationwide birding event, comes news that Los Angeles led all United States counties in the number of reports and species. During the […]

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Planting native gardens at L.A. urban schools

February 27th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird Habitat, Bird L.A.

Audubon teen volunteers recently joined with students and parents to plant native gardens at four Los Angeles Schools — San Pascual Elementary School, Latona Elementary School, Arroyo Seco Museum Magnet School, and Aldama Elementary School. The teen volunteers had been brought together from the Audubon Center at Debs Park and three area chapters (Los Angeles […]

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L.A. artist highlights natural world hidden in plain sight

November 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird L.A., Birding

Los Angeles artist Elkpen creates amazing site-specific art that reveals the natural world within the urban environment. Great interview and photos at our sister website, Bird L.A. Share on Facebook

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Am I the only one seeing this?

October 16th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Audubon California, Bird L.A., Birding

Check out this cool video of Vaux’s Swifts over downtown Los Angeles narrated by Audubon’s Jeff Chapman: Share on Facebook

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WINGS Internship at Debs Park – Carlos Jauregui

October 1st, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Birding, urban conservation

  The Audubon Center at Debs Park is proud to have worked with 3 incredible interns this summer.  These Audubon WINGS Conservation Education Interns help us develop and deliver our summer camp program to the community.   Over the course of the summer these interns work with nearly 200 kids, helping them see the natural world […]

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WINGS Internship at Debs Park – Jessica Loya

September 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Uncategorized, urban conservation

The Audubon Center at Debs Park is proud to have worked with 3 incredible interns this summer.  These Audubon WINGS Conservation Education Interns help us develop and deliver our summer camp program to the community.   Over the course of the summer these interns work with nearly 200 kids, helping them see the natural world in […]

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WINGS Internship at Debs Park – Emily Cobar

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, Uncategorized, urban conservation

The Audubon Center at Debs Park is proud to have worked with 3 incredible interns this summer.  These Audubon WINGS Conservation Education Interns help us develop and deliver our summer camp program to the community.   Over the course of the summer these interns work with nearly 200 kids, helping them see the natural world in […]

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Birdnado?

July 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Bird L.A., Bird videos, Birding

Sharknado mania has taken over the public’s conscious this summer. The SyFy original movie’s plot, “When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature’s deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.” The excitement spawned a week of Twitter trending, parodies, and got us thinking, what about Birdnado? Then it occurred to […]

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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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