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Sea & Sage Audubon Society
An Orange County Chapter of the National Audubon Society

Sea & Sage Audubon is a Leader in creating an understanding of nature in Orange County through conservation, research and environmental education programs for children and adults. This is accomplished with classes, publications, and volunteer opportunities.

Welcome to Sea & Sage!


Main Areas

Audubon House
Bird Information
Board Members
Bookstore at Audubon House
Bookstore Catalog -
April 2014
Bob Allen's Wildflower Book
- now in stock
Calendar of Chapter Activities
Field Trips
How to Get Involved with the chapter
Links to other organizatons

Newsletter - Wandering Tattler
San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary
Sanctuary Trail Map & Rules
Slides for Loan
Strategic Plan
 (for chapter)

Field Trips

Field Trip program  (an overview)
Field Trip Schedule for 2014
Trip Reports for 2011-2012
Upcoming Field Trips
CBC Specialties field trip - Bird List


Conservation Program  (an overview)
Mission Statement
4th Tues. Conservation - April
Conservation Committee Mtg
Bird Research Programs
Research Grants Program - 2014
Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Local Conservation Projects
Salton Sea
Tree Trimming Resource Packet
Tree Trimming brochure
Bloom-Hays Grant Application


Education Program   (an overview)
Audubon Naturalists program   (for adults)
Orientation Classes for new naturalists
Junior Naturalist program
Outdoor Adventures Program
  (for schools)
Teacher Resources
Coloring pages for Children
Nature Discovery Kits
 (for loan )
Birding Classes 
Group Tours  (for Scouts & Community groups)
Nature Day Camps (Summer 2014; sign up now!)
Monthly Wildlife Walks

Sponsor Taxidermy Birds

Sylvia's Trip Diaries

Sylvia's Diaries Info page
2005 - North Through the Prairies
2006 - From Texas to the Rockies
2007 - From Great Basin to Great Plains
2008 - Trip to the Western States
2009 - Central & Coastal Northern CA
2009 - All of America's Prairies & Deserts
2010 - So. California to So Rockies
2011 -
Alaska and Yukon


Special Events

Special Events (an overview)
Summer Bat Walks - registration opens April 1
2013 Pancake Breakfast photos
3 Christmas Bird Counts - Dec. 14, 20, 28
Great Backyard Bird Count - February 14-17
Annual Dinner - March 21
Annual Dinner reservation form
Orange County Spring Count
- May 9 -11

Bat Information

Bat Websites (general bat information)
Summer Bat Walks
Orange County Bats


Schedule of Classes: 2014
Bird Embroidery class
Birds of Southern CA class
Learning Desert Bird Sounds - Now in session
Bird Sounds Learning Packages
(Flashdrives & worksheets)

Bird Information

Bird Information   (a list of all Bird Info pages)
Barn Owl live webcam at Starr Ranch
Attracting & Feeding Birds
Baby Bird Season & Bird Problems
Banded Birds
Bird Counts: SJWS, UNB, UCI Preserve, PIF, OCSC
Bird Board Report: March 16
Christmas Bird Counts
Birding Festivals
Bird Research
Birds of Orange County
- photos by John Avise
RBA's - reporting & receiving
Where to Go Birding in Orange County
West Nile Virus
Additional Bird Information

Christmas Bird Counts

Information page on the CBC
San Juan Capistrano CBC - 2013 report online
Northeastern (Inland) CBC - 2013 report online
Coastal CBC - 2013 report now online

Least Tern/Snowy Plover Project

General Info Page for this project
Least Tern Nesting Season 2014

OC Snowy Plover Survey
Orange County Snowy Plover Survey
New - Field Survey Form

What's New on this Website

May Tattler
Bird Board Report: March 16
Bookstore Catalog: April

DIRECTIONS to Audubon House, the Duck Club, the Learning Center, and the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary

Last updated 4/14/2014

Sea & Sage Audubon Society
PO Box 5447 • Irvine, CA 92616 • 949-261-7963