Entries by Cindy Crawford

Public Workshop–Los Cerritos Wetlands EIR

By Mary Parsell Please attend the next Public Workshop on the restoration of Los Cerritos Wetlands. Note, this is not the BOMP Oil Consolidation/Restoration Plan. The LCW Conceptual Restoration Plan (CRP) has been in the works since 2011, which included six public workshops held by the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority (LCWA).  The CRP will be […]

Recap, Starr Ranch Sanctuary Field Trip

  by Elaine Layne Feb. 17th, 2018, EDA members were welcomed by Director of Research and Education, Sandy De Simone. The Ranch lies in unincorporated South Orange County, bordered by the Cleveland National Forest. Starr Ranch is used for various types of ecological research. Participants witnessed a special bird banding demonstration given by Ornithologist Kim […]

Year of the Bird

Celebrating the Year of the Bird By Mary Parsell 2018 is the Year of the Bird. The National Audubon Society, National Geographic, BirdLife International and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology are joining together in a yearlong celebration of birds in commemoration of the 100– year anniversary of the signing of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act […]

CBC 2017, Results are in!

By Cindy Dunbar Thank you to all who participated in this year’s Christmas Bird Count (CBC). A special thanks to Carolyn Vance for her ongoing support and guidance. What a wonderful year we had as you can see by the count below.  See you next year. Date: December 16, 2017 Observers: 38 Total Miles: 95 […]

Great Backyard Bird Count!

By Donna Bray Co-sponsored by the National Audubon Society and Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is scheduled for February 16th through the 19th. Yes, that is the long President’s Day holiday weekend. But you can participate, staying home in your own backyard, traveling, or just birding wherever you want to […]

118th Christmas Bird Count at Los Cerritos Wetlands

We’re still busy crunching the numbers for the final recap of our area CBC on Dec. 16th, 2017, but here is a little sneak peek for our Los Cerritos Wetlands IBA.  Broken down by wetlands sections, we noted 50 species at Synergy Oil Field/LCW Marsh (aka “Steamshovel Slough”), 17 species at Zedler Marsh, 16 species […]

EDA’s Comments on Los Cerritos Wetlands Project

Post photo credit: ©Cindy Crawford The Los Cerritos Wetlands Oil Consolidation and Restoration Project EIR went to Long Beach City Council on Jan. 16th, 2018 and was approved.  Important to note we do not support this project unconditionally.  Our chapter submitted public comments on the EIR as follows:  Via e-mail Mr. Craig Chalfant Planning Bureau, Development Services […]

118th Annual Christmas Bird Count

Please join the El Dorado Audubon Society for this year’s Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 16th, 2017, from 7:30am to 4pm. For those of you who wish to participate but do not yet have an assignment, please meet me (Cindy Dunbar) and Carolyn Vance at the El Dorado Branch Library, Spring and Studebaker, Long […]

Birds in Art 2017, By Annabelle Rice

“The source of limitless creative inspiration, birds connect us to the rhythms of life. Their migrations mark the shifting seasons, their music heralds each dawn, and their shoreline searches highlight the ebb and flow of the tide. Avian art resonates and inspires in endlessly novel ways, too. Talented artists from throughout the world push standards […]