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Los Angeles Audubon is a 501( c) 3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to promote the enjoyment and protection of birds and other wildlife through environmental education, conservation and habitat restoration. An important strategic goal is to provide after-school environmental education targeting under-served youth and their communities in the urban core. The bird walks are free - but you can help support our youth education programs and conservation work by becoming a member. We hope that you will become a member and we invite you to participate in our volunteer restoration work and other events that you will find posted on our website.

Member levels start at $25.00 - Thank you for your contribution! http://losangelesaudubon.org/index.php/donations

Monthly Bird Walks with Los Angeles Audubon. Join experienced bird walk leaders who will help you explore the varied habitat in and around the greater Los Angeles Area. All are welcome, but no pets or small children, please. Appropriate for young bird watchers age 6 years and older. 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. LAAS bird walks and field trips delve into identification, natural histories and interactions observed in the field. Binoculars are provided on some walks as noted below. For more information on Los Angeles Audubon, special events, field trips, and our community programs visit our website: www.laaudubon.org

Mark your calendars for these monthly walks:

1st Sunday of the month Topanga State Park, Time: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
2nd Sunday of the month Franklin Canyon / Sooky Goldman Nature Center Time: 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
3rd Saturday of the month (except July and August) Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon
3rd Sunday of the month (except for December) Ballona Wetlands Time, 8:00 a.m. - Noon

For further birdwalk information: www.laaudubon.org, or contact Eleanor Osgood at birdwalks@laaudubon.org or call (310) 839-5420. Bird walks DO NOT require advance sign-up, just show up at the specified meeting time and place. Carpooling is encouraged: If you wish to share your name and contact information on a carpool list for bird walks, call (323) 876-0202 or email membership@laaudubon.org. Please provide: name, daytime telephone, event day telephone, and the date/destination of the birdwalk. Leave a message on the answering machine. Join us for a beautiful walk and enjoy the birds!

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Stoneview Nature Center - weekly Thursday walk

5950 Stoneview Dr

ANNOUNCING A NEW WEEKLY NATURE WALK By Eleanor Osgood, Member & Volunteer of Los Angeles Audubon Society Los Angeles Audubon is announcing a new nature walk in partnership with THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION at their new facility in the Baldwin Hills — STONEVIEW NATURE CENTER. All About Nature Stoneview Nature Center 5950 Stoneview Dr., Culver City, CA 90232 Every Thursday morning 9:00 a.m–10:45 a.m. Come explore the wildlife of the Baldwin Hills. Our walks will focus on the plants and animals of the Coastal Sage Scrub habitat as well as that of the adjacent residential community. During our walks on the trails and streets that connect three nearby parks and the residential neighborhood, we will document what we find with the goal of increasing our awareness, appreciation and overall knowledge of the wildlife with which we share our urban space. All knowledge levels welcome. Binoculars provided. Smartphones, cameras, field guides and field notebooks encouraged. Directions: The park is in the small residential community of Blair Hills. Access roads are off of La Cienega south of Rodeo Rd. (look for Blair Hills sign just south of Rodeo) or off of Jefferson/Rodeo, just west of La Cienega. Contact info: Stoneview Nature Center. (310)[masked]. The center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A

Ballona Wetlands - Open Wetlands day

Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve

LOS ANGELES AUDUBON’S “OPEN WETLANDS” AT BALLONA The first Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to noon, the Los Angeles Audubon Society will host an “Open Wetlands” event at the Ballona Salt Marsh. Binoculars will be available to borrow, and volunteers will help visitors view aquatic invertebrates through microscopes, learn about the unique ecosystems found at Ballona, and view birds through powerful spotting scopes along Ballona Creek. Please drop-in! Enter through the gate located in the northeast corner of the parking lot behind Alkawater/Gordon’s Market, in the 300 block of Culver Blvd. in Playa del Rey. No baby strollers please. No pets. Please contact Cindy Hardin at [masked] or call (310)[masked] if you have any questions. To support this program, please consider making a donation to Los Angeles Audubon: http://losangelesaudubon.org/donate Thank you!

Topanga Canyon bird walks with LA Audubon

Topanga State Park

Topanga State Park Birdwalk 1st Sunday of every month Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Leaders: Ken Wheeland and Chris Tosdevin Ken and Chris will lead participants through this beautiful and diverse coastal mountain area. This is an ideal trip for a beginning birder or someone new to the area. . . Directions: From Ventura Blvd, take Topanga Canyon Blvd 7 miles S. Turn E uphill on Entrada Rd. Follow the signs and turn left into Trippet Ranch parking lot. From Pacific Coast Hwy, take Topanga Canyon Blvd. 5 miles to Entrada Rd. There is a parking fee, or park on Entrada Rd for free. Meet in lower level parking area near the bathrooms. Contacts: Ken: (310)[masked], [masked]; Chris: (310)[masked]. 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. LAAS bird walks and field trips delve into identification, natural histories and interactions observed in the field. All are welcome on either event, but no pets or small children please. Appropriate for young bird watchers age 6 years and older. For further information contact Eleanor Osgood at [masked] , or call (310)[masked]. Birdwalks DO NOT require advance sign-up, just show up at the specified meeting time and place. ATTN: Photographers - Kindly keep a distance from the birds, so that all can enjoy viewing them. Aggressive photography will scare off the birds. Carpooling: Carpooling is encouraged! If you wish to share your name and contact information on a carpool list for any "no sign-up required" events, call (323)[masked]. Leave your complete contact information including the date and destination of the event on the answering machine if there is no answer. Los Angeles Audubon is a 501( c) 3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to promote the enjoyment and protection of birds and other wildlife through environmental education, conservation and habitat restoration. An important strategic goal is to provide after-school environmental education targeting under-served youth and their communities in the urban core. The bird walks are free - but you can help support our youth education programs and conservation work by becoming a member. We hope that you will become a member and we invite you to participate in our volunteer restoration work and other events that you will find posted on our website. Member levels start at $25.00 - Please consider making a donation to support these programs: http://losangelesaudubon.org/donate Thank you for your contribution!

Stoneview Nature Center - weekly Thursday walk

5950 Stoneview Dr

ANNOUNCING A NEW WEEKLY NATURE WALK By Eleanor Osgood, Member & Volunteer of Los Angeles Audubon Society Los Angeles Audubon is announcing a new nature walk in partnership with THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION at their new facility in the Baldwin Hills — STONEVIEW NATURE CENTER. All About Nature Stoneview Nature Center 5950 Stoneview Dr., Culver City, CA 90232 Every Thursday morning 9:00 a.m–10:45 a.m. Come explore the wildlife of the Baldwin Hills. Our walks will focus on the plants and animals of the Coastal Sage Scrub habitat as well as that of the adjacent residential community. During our walks on the trails and streets that connect three nearby parks and the residential neighborhood, we will document what we find with the goal of increasing our awareness, appreciation and overall knowledge of the wildlife with which we share our urban space. All knowledge levels welcome. Binoculars provided. Smartphones, cameras, field guides and field notebooks encouraged. Directions: The park is in the small residential community of Blair Hills. Access roads are off of La Cienega south of Rodeo Rd. (look for Blair Hills sign just south of Rodeo) or off of Jefferson/Rodeo, just west of La Cienega. Contact info: Stoneview Nature Center. (310)[masked]. The center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A

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Topanga Canyon bird walks with LA Audubon

Topanga State Park

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