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Founded in 1904

Affiliated with the National Audubon Society


Our Mission: To bring the excitement of birds to our community through birding, education and the conservation of bird habitats

Conservation Links from the January 2018 General Meeting

Jan
18

The Conservation report in January referred to a couple of topics that are more fully explained by other web sites.

To see the L.A. Times story on how water conservation also yielded significant energy conservation, go here.

To learn more about the Ctiy of Pasadena's new Climate Action Plan, go here.

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February Pelagic Trip

Jan
10

February 11th, 7:30 AM to noon, Marina del Rey. Join us for a fun and family-friendly Pelagic! In addition to some exciting pelagic birds, we might see dolphins, sea lions, and even whales. This year we are going with a bigger boat to accommodate more people, and a longer trip so we can go farther and hopefully see more. The cost will be $30 per person paid in advance (which is still less than the average $35 for a 2 hour whale watch trip).

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Cal Fire Plan Threatens Huge Swaths of Native Habitat

Jan
07

Pasadena Audubon opposes the plan by Cal Fire to destroy large amounts of native California habitat in the name of fire suppression. You have until January 12 to comment on this misguided plan.

Written comments are preferred via email and may be submitted to VegetationTreatment@bof.ca.gov. Emailed comments should include your name, address, and daytime telephone number so a representative of the Board can contact you if clarifications regarding your comments are required. Comments may also be mailed to the following address:

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Nov-Dec 2017 Wrentit Newsletter

Oct
30

The Nov-Dec 2017 Wrentit is now available! Click here to read.

Paperless Option

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Pasadena / San Gabriel Valley Christmas Count 2017

Oct
29

As things slow down following a remarkable fall migration, thoughts begin turn to the holidays and to Christmas Bird Counts. How convenient it is that we have our own local count supported by Pasadena Audubon. The Pasadena CBC is a long running count and many dedicated local birders have been instrumental in making the Pasadena count what it is today. As the count began in 1946, this year marks its 71st anniversary.

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Birds and Beans

Sep
19

Do you love coffee almost as much as you love birds? Then you won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to join the PAS Coffee Club. Enjoy your morning brew knowing that you are helping protect important migratory bird habitat.

Birds & Beans® is the only US coffee brand selling solely shade grown, organic, Fair Trade, Smithsonian ‘Bird Friendly®’ certified beans. Great for birds, family farmers and their workers and the Earth we all share. Great tasting coffee too!

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Hahamongna Update: The revised EIR has been released. What happens next?

Jul
31

We need to speak up and tell the Board of Supervisors: Save Hahamongna!

The County Flood Control District has released their revisions to the Final Environmental Impact Report for the "Big Dig" in Hahamongna. The revisions have not addressed our concerns nor changed the size of the project. We need to continue to advocate for a project that is smaller, slower, and safer for the community and for wildlife. More information on the history of the project can be found at savehahamonga.org .

Here are some of the issues:

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Birdathon Results

May
03

Several teams were out and about on Birdathon weekend, April 28 to 30, attempting to find as many species as possible in order to raise funds for Pasadena Audubon's grants and programs. Here are the results:

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T-Shirts, Books and Hats

Jan
22

Pasadena Audubon is happy to announce the winning design from our recent T-Shirt contest. You can purchase the new shirts online, but you will need to pick up your purchase at one of the General Meetings. (3rd Wednesday of each month except June, July, and August)

If you have any questions please email Kym Buzdygon kym.buzdygon@pasadenaaudubon.org or Deni Sinnott deni.sinnott@pasadenaaudubon.org for more details.

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Christmas Bird Count 2016

Jan
22

Pasadena / San Gabriel Valley Christmas Bird Count Turns 70

After a lengthy anticipation, it’s hard to believe that another Christmas Bird Count has come and gone. We’ve now seen the completion of a remarkable seventh decade for the Pasadena CBC. That substantial period of time has generated a great deal of useful data, many good rare birds, and resulted in countless hours in the field. It’s also been a lot of fun for the many participants over the years.

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