Bewick's Wren © Tom Grey
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. More...
We would like to extend a thank-you to a few special volunteers. More...
SCVAS in the News
"Palo Alto's design competition for an iconic bike bridge leading to the Baylands reached a dramatic and surprising conclusion when the City Council overruled a jury of architects and selected a subtle, slender structure" favored by birds, SCVAS, and others. Read the article at Palo Alto Online . And another another article at San Jose Mercury News.
Read highlights of current news from our chapter. This installment: "Saying Goodbye to a Legacy: Susan Bell Looks Back". More...
It is once again time for our most important fundraiser! It's easy to participate: join a team, gather pledges or donate the minimum yourself, then count birds from March 28 to April 26, 2015. People who raise the most money win valuable prizes! More...
Urgent Action Alert!
Immediate action is needed for this very important local conservation effort.
Please Speak for Palo Alto Baylands Birds!
Next program March 18, 2015: "The Great Migration and other Serengeti Miracles" by Doug Cheeseman. More...
Our Environmental Advocate describes some of our latest environmental issues and projects. More...
Upcoming Events at SCVAS
See more events in our calendars.
Sunday March 29, 8:00 AM
Shoreline Lake and Environs
Expected species include ducks, gulls, some shorebirds, and a few riparian birds.
Wednesday April 1, 12:00 PM (One hour)
City of Sunnyvale Landfill
Birding geared toward beginners.
Wednesday April 1, 7:30-9:00 PM
The Bay Area Bird Photographers Meeting
"From Feathers to Fur" by Sue Petterson