With so many events taking place throughout Los Angeles County, there’s something for everyone!
The San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center invites artists and photographers to explore their artistic relationship with flora and fauna in nature. Think of natural elements and anything from insects to birds to majestic animals. Show your appreciation of wildlife near and far. The exhibition will be on display from May 1 through May 28, 2018, with Artist’s Reception on may 5, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm. Exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. The Board of Directors of the SFVACC is thrilled to have this exhibition running during the BirdLA Day festivities.
The exhibit is open for entries through April 5, 2018 through Online Juried Shows – for more information, the prospectus, and entry please visit www.onlinejuriedshows.com
Guided 30-45 min tour focused on our bird hall, local bird research and conservation stories, and our museum’s role in bird research.
Join graduate students Andy Kleinhesselink, Samuel Bressler, and the UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden staff for a morning of birding in our 7.5 acre urban oasis in Westwood! We’ll start off at the Nest Outdoor Classroom with coffee and snacks, followed by some demonstrations about how the garden is used for ornithological scientific research and how citizen scientists like you can contribute birding observations with phone-based apps. See you there!
Join us for a special Beginner Birding workshop! Registration Required. Learn to how to identify common birds in the Ballona Wetlands and Los Angeles. Snacks and coffee provided during workshop followed by a bird walk through the wetlands and sand dunes. Binoculars will be provided. Sandy trails with hills, 1.5+ mile hike. Recommended for ages 12+ and Adults.
Join the Moore Laboratory of Zoology for a morning of campus birding followed by a collection and lab tour. Meet us at the fountain near the main entrance located on Alumni Drive at 8:00 a.m. The collection and lab tour will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Moore Lab on Bird Road. Coffee and light refreshments will be served after our bird walk.
SEPULVEDA BASIN BIRD WALK
Directions: Exit the San Diego Freeway (I-405) on Burbank Blvd. Go west about one-half mile to Woodley Avenue and turn right (north). Travel about one-half mile to the second possible right turn (at sign for the Water Reclamation Plant and Japanese Garden). Turn right and go east about one-half mile to Wildlife Area parking at the end of the road.
Family bird-walk for children of all ages. Loaner Binoculars available. At end of walk, birds seen checklist review and snacks.
Directions: Exit the San Diego Freeway (I-405) on Burbank Blvd. Go west about 1/2 mile to the first possible right turn, Woodley Ave. Turn north (right) on Woodley. Travel about 1/2 mile to the second possible right turn (at sign for the Water Reclamation Plant and Japanese Garden). Turn and go east about 1/2 mile to Wildlife Area parking at the end of the road. Look for people with binoculars.
Guided tour of our Dinosaur Hall, Bird Hall and other must see exhibit spaces in the Museum.
‘Taste Of Sculpting’ is a 3 hour introduction to traditional sculpting while tasting fine wine. For ‘Bird LA Day’ we will be sculpting birds out of water based clay. No experience necessary. All tools, clay, aprons, wine, glasses and snacks will be included. Instruction provided by the fine sculptors at The Sculpting Dept. Wines will be provided by The Pour Haus Winebar DTLA.