Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Sierra Foothills Audubon restores habitat in Placer Nature Center for Yellow-breasted chat, Yellow warbler

With a Collaborative Funding grant from Audubon California, Sierra Foothills Audubon restored grasslands and riparian habitat in the Sierra to benefit species of birds on the Watch List.

Volunteers in the restoration included youth, pictured here during one of the restoration days.

Read more about the restoration in Sierra Foothills newsletter The Phoebe online at

Pasadena and LA Audubon present 4th year of AUDUBON FILM FRIDAYS at Debs

Pasadena Audubon Society and Los Angeles Audubon Society joined with Audubon Center at Debs Park to present the fourth year of AUDUBON FILM FRIDAYS, a summer series of free, outdoor, once a month high quality screenings of films about nature and conservation preceded by a bird walk. The last screening was on August 27, 2010.

This year's films included ROCK THE BOAT, a video documentary of the kayak ride down the LA River that proved the river is navigable reversing the ruling of the EPA, and FLY AWAY HOME the true story of one young girl's determination to help her Canada geese migrate naturally. The films are shown in English with  Spanish sub-titles, or Spanish with English sub-titles.

Shown here are Pasadena Audubon's Ron Cyger with LA Audubon's President Travis Longcore after the bird walk.