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November 2017

November Program – California Conservation

November 16, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Natasha Khanna will discuss California Conservation will be the topic discussed at our November meeting. Natasha Khanna is Audubon California’s new field organizer for Southern California. While she serves as the liaison to Southern California chapters, Natasha helps to build local advocacy on a variety of issues, with climate at the top of the list. In the past, Natasha has volunteered in the Los Nogales nursery and interned with the Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society’s YES program. She comes Audubon…

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December 2017

December Program – Shared Photography Night

December 21, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Jay Oberholtzer will be the host for Whittier Area Audubon's "Shared Photography Night" , a night of sharing birds and nature photographs by members and guests. Light refreshments will be served. Please bring your photographs to share on a thumb drive and Jay will project them onto the screen with his digital projector. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month from September through June at the Whittier Community Center. Location: 7630…

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January 2018

January Program – Birding Southern Ecuador

January 18, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Birding Southern Ecuador.  Larry and Jennifer Schmahl share their recent experience traveling between four Jocotoco Foundation lodges that showcase several forest types from dry tropical deciduous to high Amazon basin rain forest. They had the chance to learn about the geography and ecology of the southern Ecuadorean Andes and what birds make it their home.  See the birds, critters, and people of southern Ecuador in their slideshow presentation. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at 7:30 pm on the third…

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February 2018

February Program – The Plight of the Pelican

February 15, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Julie Skoglund, Program Operations Manager of International Bird Rescue (IBR) will be presenting “The Plight of the Pelican” at the Whittier Area Audubon general meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Whittier Community Center. The program is free and light refreshments will be served. IBR receives hundreds of Brown Pelicans for rehabilitation at their two centers in California in San Pedro and San Francisco. The majority of these birds are young, having just fledged in late…

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March 2018

2018 Annual Conservation Dinner

March 15, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hillcrest Congregational Church, 2000 West Road
La Habra Heights, CA 90631 United States
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Our Annual Conservation Dinner is a great way to get to know about our Chapter activities and learn about conservation efforts in our local area. Each year we honor a conservation leader in our area for their excellent contribution in helping birds and their environment. Join us as we honor Andrea Gullo, Executive Director of the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority, and her many years of dedication to environmental causes in our area. The Conservation Dinner will be held at…

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April 2018

April Program: Wildflowers of the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority

April 19, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Wildflowers of the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority will be presented by Dr. Bruce Everette at April's Whittier Area Audubon general meeting. The more interesting wildflowers of the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority will be featured. Dr. Everett is a docent with the Habitat Authority. The program is free. Light refreshments will be served. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month from September through June at the Whittier Community Center. Location:…

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May 2018

May Program – Birding along the Rio Grande

May 17, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Edwin and Rebecca Menendez will share photos from their recent trip along the Rio Grande River in Texas. They will talk about what they learned about the geology and birds of the arid desert of West Texas, to the Chisos Mountains in Big Bend National Park, to the semitropical Lower Rio Grande Valley and South Padre Island. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month from September through June at the Whittier…

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June 2018

2018 Annual Potluck and Photo Sharing Evening

June 21, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Please join us at our Annual Potluck and Photo Sharing Night! Please note that the time is earlier than usual – 6:00 pm for the potluck. The photo sharing will begin around 7:00 pm. Bring a main dish, side dish, salad, or desert to share. Bring your own drinks and plate, utensils, etc. Bring your photos on a flash drive or CD in JPEG format. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of each…

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September 2018

Birding Ecuador

September 20, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Birding Ecuador will be presented by Whittier Audubon member Susanna Guerrero. Susanna will share photos from her recent trip to the coast and highlands of southern Ecuador, and the Galapagos. She will share what she learned about the Jocotoco Antpitta, a highly secretive bird that was discovered only 20 years ago. The Whittier Area Audubon general meeting and program will be held on at the Whittier Community Center. The program is free and light refreshments will be served.

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October 2018

October Program: The dramatic story of the California Condor–its near extinction and its recovery from the brink

October 18, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The dramatic story of the California Condor--it's near extinction and its recovery from the brink will be the topic of the Whittier Area Audubon's general meeting on Thursday, October 18, 2018 Light refreshments will be served. Vic Leipzig will make the presentation. He is a past-president of Sea and Sage Audubon and representative to the Board of Audubon California for the southern California chapters. He teaches birding classes for the adult education program of Saddleback College. The Whittier Area Audubon…

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