Jul 7 – Sep 9 all-day
Registration Open for Docent Training at Topanga State Park @ Trippett Ranch, Topanga State Park | Topanga | California | United States
12:00 am
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Naturalist training in Topanga State Park begins on September 9 . This highly regarded series of workshops and lectures is offered only once a year. Classes are held in the historic Skeet Lodge, now the […]
Solar Eclipse Viewing @ L.A. State Historic Park
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am
Solar Eclipse Viewing @ L.A. State Historic Park | Los Angeles | California | United States
9:30 am
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Bring out a blanket and enjoy one of L.A.’s newest parks! Come straight to the park or meet with rangers at 8:30 a.m. to hike over from the new Gateway to Nature center in El […]
Solar Eclipse Viewing @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am
Solar Eclipse Viewing @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center | Calabasas | California | United States
9:30 am
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Join a ranger at the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center for a program about the total solar eclipse and more at 9:30 a.m. Afterward, view the celestial event together from the visitor center grounds. […]
Solar Eclipse Viewing @ Rancho Sierra Vista
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am
Solar Eclipse Viewing @ Rancho Sierra Vista | California | United States
9:30 am
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Join rangers at 9:30 a.m. for childrens’ activities, Native American sky stories, and to witness the eclipse together. Meet at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center. We will have a limited supply of solar […]
Aug 25 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Hike and Much S'mores: National Park Service 101st Birthday! @ Los Angeles Historic Park | Los Angeles | California | United States
6:45 pm
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Calling all nature lovers! Celebrate the National Park Service’s 101st Birthday with National Parks Conservation Association and special guests at the newly reopened Los Angeles Historic Park. Don’t miss the free, family friendly event featuring a guided walk, […]
Young Birders Walk @ O'Melveny Park
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Young Birders Walk @ O'Melveny Park | Los Angeles | California | United States
9:00 am
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Come out and enjoy a Young Birders Walk led by young people. (Parents welcome, too!) Binoculars will be available to be borrowed. Meet in the parking lot.
Coyote Scat ID Party @ Audubon Center at Debs Park
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Coyote Scat ID Party @ Audubon Center at Debs Park | Los Angeles | California | United States
10:30 am
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Come work with the biologists from the National Park Service to dissect sterilized coyote scat (poop!) collected in L.A. and to identify the contents! We will provide protective equipment and tools. Please bring lunch and […]
Campfire Program: Awesome Animals @ Malibu Creek State Park
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Campfire Program: Awesome Animals @ Malibu Creek State Park | Calabasas | California | United States
7:00 pm
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Join us for a lively Campfire Program, “Awesome Animals” with The Nature of WildWorks. All campers and park visitors welcome. Presented in the Campground Amphitheater by the Malibu Creek Docents. Hourly parking $3 per hour.
Beach and Wetlands Birdwatching @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Aug 27 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach and Wetlands Birdwatching @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Malibu | California | United States
8:30 am
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Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society presents a morning of birdwatching. Adult Walk 8:30 a.m. – Beginner and experienced, 2-3 hours. 40-75 species depending on season. We look at everything during this leisurely walk to the […]
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Birdwatching for Young Children and Parents @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Malibu | California | United States
10:00 am
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Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society presents a morning of birdwatching. Children and Parents Walk 10:00 a.m. – One hour session, 40 to 75 species possible. We meet at the metal-shaded viewing area between parking lot […]
Birds of the Santa Monica Mountains at the King Gillette Ranch @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center
Sep 2 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Birds of the Santa Monica Mountains at the King Gillette Ranch @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center
8:30 am
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Bring your binoculars, bird guide, and/or camera and join us for an easy bird walk around the grounds of King Gillette Ranch. This area attracts many songbirds, water birds, woodpeckers, and raptors and we are […]
Making Waves: Robert Scopinich Art Exhibit & Sale @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center
Sep 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Making Waves:  Robert Scopinich Art Exhibit & Sale @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center | Calabasas | California | United States
1:30 pm
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Making Waves: Robert Scopinich Art Exhibit & Sale Event Date:  Aug 26 – Sept 28, 2017  9 am – 5 pm Robert Scopinich’s paintings convey the integral nature of the ocean and the life it inspires.  A […]
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve | Los Angeles | California | United States
8:00 am
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Our Sunday walks are easy, informative, and fun. No birdwatching expertise is required. Binoculars are (almost) a must — loaners are available if you contact the walk leader in advance. The Reserve contains a lake […]
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Park After Dark: Sunset Tarantula Hike @ Rancho Sierra Vista | California | United States
5:30 pm
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It’s the season for migrating male Tarantulas! Take a sunset stroll as we search for male tarantulas looking for potential mates. Along the hike rangers will share facts about these traveling tarantulas. Who knows, you […]
Coyote Scat ID Party @ NPS Headquarters
Sep 9 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Coyote Scat ID Party @ NPS Headquarters | Thousand Oaks | California | United States
10:30 am
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Come work with biologists from Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to dissect sterilized coyote scat (poop!) collected in L.A., and to identify the contents! We will provide protective equipment and tools. Please bring lunch/snacks, if […]
Coyote Scat ID Party @ Audubon Center at Debs Park
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Coyote Scat ID Party @ Audubon Center at Debs Park | Los Angeles | California | United States
10:30 am
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Come work with the biologists from the National Park Service to dissect sterilized coyote scat (poop!) collected in L.A. and to identify the contents! We will provide protective equipment and tools. Please bring lunch and […]
San Fernando Valley Audubon Bird Walk @ Malibu Creek State Park
Sep 17 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
San Fernando Valley Audubon Bird Walk @ Malibu Creek State Park | Calabasas | California | United States
8:00 am
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Considered the recreational crown jewel of the Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu Creek State Park has over 8,000 acres of rolling tall grass plains, oak savannahs and dramatic peaks. It’s no wonder many call it “The […]
Bowtie Field Day @ Bowtie Project
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bowtie Field Day @ Bowtie Project | Los Angeles | California | United States
3:00 pm
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Enjoy an afternoon of outdoor activities along the Los Angeles River at the Bowtie Project. This free program is open to all ages, with activities and walks led by CA State Park rangers, Bowtie Project […]
Beach and Wetlands Birdwatching @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Sep 24 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach and Wetlands Birdwatching @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Malibu | California | United States
8:30 am
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Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society presents a morning of birdwatching. Adult Walk 8:30 a.m. – Beginner and experienced, 2-3 hours. 40-75 species depending on season. We look at everything during this leisurely walk to the […]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Birdwatching for Young Children and Parents @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Malibu | California | United States
10:00 am
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Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society presents a morning of birdwatching. Children and Parents Walk 10:00 a.m. – One hour session, 40 to 75 species possible. We meet at the metal-shaded viewing area between parking lot […]
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
San Fernando Valley Audubon Young Birders Group Walk @ Franklin Canyon Park | Beverly Hills | California | United States
9:00 am
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A Young Birder is any young person who is serious about birding, knows some birds, and is willing to learn. SFVAS conducts Young Birders Group walks to foster that learning, helping to create the next […]
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve | Los Angeles | California | United States
8:00 am
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Our Sunday walks are easy, informative, and fun. No birdwatching expertise is required. Binoculars are (almost) a must — loaners are available if you contact the walk leader in advance. The Reserve contains a lake […]
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Park After Dark: Sunset Tarantula Hike @ Rancho Sierra Vista | California | United States
5:00 pm
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It’s the season for migrating male Tarantulas! Take a sunset stroll as we search for male tarantulas looking for potential mates. Along the hike rangers will share facts about these traveling tarantulas. Who knows, you […]
San Fernando Valley Audubon Bird Walk @ Malibu Creek State Park
Oct 15 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
San Fernando Valley Audubon Bird Walk @ Malibu Creek State Park | Calabasas | California | United States
8:00 am
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Considered the recreational crown jewel of the Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu Creek State Park has over 8,000 acres of rolling tall grass plains, oak savannahs and dramatic peaks. It’s no wonder many call it “The […]
Beach and Wetlands Birdwatching @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Oct 22 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach and Wetlands Birdwatching @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Malibu | California | United States
8:30 am
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Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society presents a morning of birdwatching. Adult Walk 8:30 a.m. – Beginner and experienced, 2-3 hours. 40-75 species depending on season. We look at everything during this leisurely walk to the […]
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Birdwatching for Young Children and Parents @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Malibu | California | United States
10:00 am
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Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society presents a morning of birdwatching. Children and Parents Walk 10:00 a.m. – One hour session, 40 to 75 species possible. We meet at the metal-shaded viewing area between parking lot […]
Young Birders Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Young Birders Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve | Los Angeles | California | United States
9:00 am
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A bird walk for enthusiastic young birders led by young birders. Join us (parents allowed, too!) as we explore the Wildlife Pond and surrounding area. Binoculars available to borrow.
4th Annual Bird Fest of the Santa Monica Mountains @ Interagency Visitor Center, King Gillette Ranch
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
4th Annual Bird Fest of the Santa Monica Mountains @ Interagency Visitor Center, King Gillette Ranch | California | United States
9:00 am
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Join us at our annual Bird Fest. Enjoy the live bird displays, tables full of information, childrens activities, talks by professional birders, and the hourly bird walks led by Audubon members (binoculars provided). Bird related […]
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve
Nov 5 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve | Los Angeles | California | United States
8:00 am
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Our Sunday walks are easy, informative, and fun. No birdwatching expertise is required. Binoculars are (almost) a must — loaners are available if you contact the walk leader in advance. The Reserve contains a lake […]
San Fernando Valley Audubon Bird Walk @ Malibu Creek State Park
Nov 19 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
San Fernando Valley Audubon Bird Walk @ Malibu Creek State Park | Calabasas | California | United States
8:00 am
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Considered the recreational crown jewel of the Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu Creek State Park has over 8,000 acres of rolling tall grass plains, oak savannahs and dramatic peaks. It’s no wonder many call it “The […]