Spring Birdathon Submissions Due
To be considered for prizes, you must submit your individual Results Form (PDF or editable MS Word), pledge sheets, and money raised (at least $50) by May 14, 2013 at 5 PM. Please submit a form no matter how little you raised since these forms will be used to calculate your team total. More Spring Birdathon information.
Explore With Us This Summer!
Calling all children ages 6-11!! SCVAS invites you to join us for a week of outdoor adventures July 22nd-26th. This day camp is a chance for kids to be doing all the things that kids should be doing - playing outdoors, exploring nature, learning about the wonderful world around us, and having fun! Spaces are still available, but don't wait as they fill up quickly! Find out more here...
Spring Bird and Nest Protection
Spring and summer are seasons of increased wildlife activity and injuries, find out what to do if you find an injured bird. Also find out how to protect bird nests during tree trimming and maintenance.
Bequests to our new Legacy Fund will memorialize your commitment to environmental education and conservation in the Bay Area now and well into the future, and are an important investment in the vitality of our organization. More...
Summer is for Backyard Birding
Backyard birds are a joy to watch especially since you don't have to go far to enjoy and study them. It makes a perfect passtime for you and your family. We have lots of information about keeping birds safe, building a birdhouse, turning your backyard into a bird haven and more....
Upcoming Events at SCVAS
Saturday May 18, 8:30 AM (Half day)
Mt. Madonna County Park
This half-day birding walk, climbing in the beginning and descending on the return trip, begins in mixed oak woodlands and passes through grasslands, chaparral and coastal forest where Redwood and Douglas Fir dominate the landscape.
Sunday May 19, 8:00 AM (Half day)
Alum Rock Park
This is a moderately strenuous 3-4 mile walk.
Saturday May 25, 8:00 AM (Half Day)
Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
Possible Grasshopper Sparrow and Lazuli Bunting.