Nature Day Camp
Nature Day Camp
Enrollment begins February 1, 2024
Registration for our popular Nature Day Camps opens on Thursday February 1 on Eventbrite. Separate camps are for ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-16. See attached flyer for details and Eventbrite links. Confidential scholarships available upon request. These popular camps fill quickly so be sure to register as soon as possible.
What parents said about our camps last year:
- “Thank you for giving my kids a wonderful, exciting, eventful week in nature.”
- “It is an exciting new learning experience and is a place to make new friends.”
- “It’s such a unique camp that’s run by friendly, knowledgeable, passionate birders.”
- “Always a great experience! My college-aged kids who attended still remember this camp fondly.”
Annual Dinner 2024
Sea & Sage Annual Dinner
Friday, March 15th at Mile Square Park Banquet Center
Our Guest Speaker is Jon Feenstra
He will speak on “The Birds of Ecuador: A Lot in a Little Place”Though only the size of the state of Arizona, the nation of Ecuador has more than 1600 species of birds within its borders. A combination of tropical latitude, a span of 20000 feet of elevation, coastline, varying habitat types, and plenty of rain make this one of the most bird-diverse places on earth. This talk will delve into the habitats and the birds within covering natural history and biology with lots of pretty bird photos. The evening will also include a Silent Auction and the presentation of our chapter's Fern Zimmerman Conservation Award and Letters of Commendation. The Mile Square Park Banquet Center is located at the south end of Mile Square Park, at the intersection of Warner and Ward in Fountain Valley. Free parking is available. Below is the schedule for the evening: No Host Bar: 6:00 p.m. Dinner: 7:00 p.m. Program: 8:00 p.m., sharp! Location: Mile Square Park Banquet Center Tickets: $60 for all reservations received before March 1st $65 for reservations received on or after March 1st Entrees: Mediterranean Chicken, Atlantic Salmon Filet, or Cauliflower Steak. All dinners will include a salad, fresh vegetables, freshly baked rolls, coffee, iced tea, or decaf, and a brownie or mixed berries sorbet (by request) for dessert. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY. Seating will be assigned in the order the reservations are received. If you wish to sit with friends, be sure they make their reservations on the same day you do. Reservations will be made through Eventbrite, not by check. You will receive a confirmation email after your reservation has been made. ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 7th. If you are unable to use Eventbrite to make your reservation, please phone or email Nancy Kenyon (949-892-9212; firstname.lastname@example.org) The Registration link is: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sea-and-sage-audubons-annual-dinner-2024-tickets-792238385337. This link is accessible in What’s New on our website.
Photo Showcase 2024
Love photographing birds?
Share your stunning bird photograph captured in southern California and let others revel in its beauty at our Annual Dinner! You must attend the Annual Dinner on March 15th to win a prize. Use this link to enter: https://mailchi.mp/seaandsageaudubon.org/photo-contest-2
4th Tuesday Conservation Lecture
“4th Tues.” Conservation Lecture
Tuesday, February 27 – 7:00 pm
Zoom Doors will open at 6:30 pm
“Looking out for the California Least Tern and the Western Snowy Plover on our Local State Beaches”
presented by Lana Nguyen, Senior Environmental Scientist, and Brittany Poloni, Environmental Scientist
Photo by Andrea Carpio
Join us to learn about two fascinating birds with very different lifestyles that both depend on the coastal environment and share our Orange County beaches.
Photo by Bill Halladay
The program will include the natural history of these birds, plus information on their history in Orange County. It will also explain how the State Parks docent program contributes to nesting success and public outreach and how we can become a part of these important and interesting volunteer programs.
Advance registration is required for this event.
Click on the button below and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the lecture. The program begins promptly at 7:00 pm.