Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society
|Last updated December 1, 2015
Serving the Palos Verdes Peninsula and
the Greater South Bay Area
Audubon leaders will lead this walk through the garden, located in Palos Verdes. See Martin Byhower's recent article on
birdwalks in the Garden. There is a minimal charge for nonmembers of the SCBG Foundation; you may join at the
entrance. The garden is located at 26300 Crenshaw Blvd, Palos Verdes. Click the link above for directions.
|South Coast Botanic Garden Birdwalk, Select Sundays and Wednesdays (see dates below);
Leaders: Steve Dexter, Manuel Duran, Ed Griffin
December 13; January 10 Time: 8 A.M. - 12 Noon South Coast Botanic Garden
All Second Sunday birdwalks at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park are
canceled indefinitely due to construction at the Park.
All Third Wednesday birdwalks at South Coast Botanic Garden will be
canceled from June through October.
Visit the best birding areas in the South Bay with Dave Moody and Friends. Meet at Madrona Marsh Nature Center
parking lot. Click the link above for directions.
|"Tour de Torrance," Tuesdays; Leader: Dave Moody; on the following
December 1, 15, 29; January 5, 9 Time: 8:30 A.M. Madrona Marsh Nature Center
Madrona Marsh is the last vernal marsh in the LA Basin. It is home to a number of rare habitats that attract many
hard-to-find species of plants, birds and other animals. These free walks are held on the second Wednesday of each
month, beginning at 8 A.M. from the gate on Plaza del Amo, just west of Madrona Ave. Click the link above for directions.
| Madrona Marsh Birdwalk, Second Wednesday, last Saturday; Leader: Bob Shanman
December 9, 26; January 13, 23 Time: 8 A.M. Madrona Marsh Nature Center
If you find a sick, injured, or orphaned bird (or other mammal) the South Bay Wildlife
Rehab organization can help. Visit their website or call (310) 378-9921 for assistance.
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|IMPORTANT! PV/SB Audubon field trips are generally free, but donations of any amount
are much appreciated and will help support programs of the PV/SB Audubon chapter.
Bring your best nature photos to share. Come to Madrona Marsh and enjoy the program, have some light refreshments,
socialize with friends, and fill out a ticket for the door prize drawing. Prizes are donated by Wild Birds Unlimited. The
Madrona Marsh Nature Center is located at 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA 90503.
|PVSB Audubon 3rd Thesday Get-Together
December 15, 7:00 P.M. at the Madrona Marsh Nature Center
|PVPLC’s Cactus Wren Citizen Science Monitoring
You are invited to join our new Citizen Science Program for monitoring the charismatic
cactus wrens in our preserves. This will be an annual program to track the birds, their nests,
and their success in rearing babies. Training will take place in February. The monitoring will
begin in March and last through August. Volunteers are asked to perform a minimum of four
hours of monitoring monthly.
If you would like to join this program, please respond to Ann Dalkey, Stewardship Associate
in Research, Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy.
310-541-7613 x208 (Office days Tues-Thurs) or firstname.lastname@example.org