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How much wood can an Audubon volunteer chuck?

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments · 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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Western Scrub-Jay, now 3x more awesome?

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird Habitat, Science

J.B.S. Haldane was a famous Scottish turned naturalized Indian biologist and mathematician who loved going barefoot and studying genetics, particularly evolution in animals. What does this Mr. Haldane have to do with the colorful Western Scrub-Jay? Researchers discovered that there are three distinct sub-species of Western Scrub-Jay. They used the Haldane rule which states that, […]

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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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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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Justin Bieber gets carried to Audubon California centers

October 1st, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary

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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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Vaux’s Swifts are flooding the West Coast

September 24th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Birding

Vaux’s Swifts are migrating in record numbers all along the West Coast. Play around with our interactive map to see how swift hot-spots are doing. If you’re in Los Angeles be sure to attend our next “Birds over Broadway” event this Saturday. Share on Facebook

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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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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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Join us in Los Angeles for a free screening of The Condor’s Shadow

June 6th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird conservation, California Condor, Lead ammunition

Attend a free screening on Thursday, June 13, of the year-in-the-life documentary film that follows USFWS biologist Joseph Brandt into the world of endangered species recovery. His mission: To enable the California condor to fly free once again. Beautiful and poignant, The Condor’s Shadow will make you appreciate the challenges faced and the passion brought […]

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Los Angeles Teen Recognized for Audubon Volunteerism

May 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Audubon Watchlist, Bird conservation, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, Uncategorized

Long time Audubon Center at Debs Park volunteer Patty Cortes has been recognized by the Highland Park Ebell Club for her efforts to make her community a better place. Currently a senior in high school, Patty will be attending Humboldt State University in the fall, studying ecology.  She will be the first person in her […]

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Meet legendary raptor field expert Pete Bloom at Debs Park, Feb. 13.

February 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Birding, Conservation research

Decades ago, Pete Bloom helped capture the last wild California Condor for captive breeding — and thus helped save this marvelous species from extinction. He went on to become of our country’s best raptor field experts. You can meet Bloom at Los Angeles Audubon’s monthly program at the Audubon Center at Debs Park. He’ll be […]

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Debs Park and the nature of the city

February 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, National Audubon Society, Nature education and activities

Great article in the Los Angeles Times today from Jessica Garrison about how Debs Park is a unique bit of nature amid urban L.A. She notes the important role of the Audubon Center at Debs Park in connecting Angelenos to nature: Then, in 2001, Hernandez and his successor, Councilman Ed Reyes, worked with the Audubon Society […]

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When Huell Howser visited Audubon

January 8th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Starr Ranch Sanctuary

Like the rest of the California community, we were stunned to read of the passing of broadcaster Huell Howser. His contribution to documenting the glories of California — mostly through his public television shows — was a treasure that will likely never be replaced. Because he managed to turn just about every inch of the Golden […]

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