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About Kern Audubon
Founded in Bakersfield in 1973, incorporated in 1979, Kern Audubon Society began a re-birth in 2006 after a four year hiatus. New and renewing members and officers are joining together to make the KAS a thriving environmental organization in Kern County. The Chapter has been re-certified by the National Audubon Society and we are planning a number of exciting, fun, and educational projects for our chapter and the community.


There are regular program meetings and field trips to both common and unique habitats in California. Visit the pages below to learn more about our Chapter. Join us at a meeting or a field trip.

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Summer Field Trip


Sat. July 9, 6:15am - Kern River Preserve & environs

Alison Sheehey will lead this annual summer field trip to see the summer migrants at Audubon's KRPreserve: Summer Tanager ("Flying Neon Tomato"), Willow Flycatcher and (hopefully) the Yellow-billed Cuckoo, among many others. An early morning start is important to beat the heat! Bring water, snacks, a lunch, binocs, hat, sunscreen. Meet at Albertson's parking lot on Mt Vernon & Hiway 178 near the donut shop. Call Madi (549-2391) for information. (For those who want to continue birding with Ali, she plans to go into the Greenhorn Mtns. to look for woodpeckers.)

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PANORAMA VISTA PRESERVE WORKPARTY

Saturday, June 11, 8-10 AM , will be the final Kern Audubon work day before summer break. Task is to remove more pesky tumbleweeds which is showing success as last month’s work crew had to walk awhile to find them! . PVP is located at the east end of Roberts Lane off of Manor Drive in east Bakersfield. Meet at the locked gate. Bring hat, gloves, water, hoe/shovel. David Schaad has graciously agreed to take over the position as coordinator. You can reach David at davidws@pacbell.net or call him at 428-2841 for information .

 

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Kern Audubon Society Sponsors Speakers Bureau

Want to hear about birds in Peru, kit fox in Bakersfield, Tule elk in Tupman? These are the subjects of a few of the talks made available to local groups by the Kern Audubon Society Speakers Bureau.

Organized by Dr. Ted Murphy, Past-president of Kern Audubon, the Bureau can provide a wide range of programs on conservation and wildlife. Speakers come from Kern Audubon, state and federal wildlife agencies, and other outdoor/conservation individuals and organizations in Kern County.

The programs are illustrated with color photos and last 30-45 minutes followed by a question/answer period. Most programs can be adapted to a shorter time period of 20-30 minutes, depending on the type of meeting. The only equipment needed is a projection screen. No fees are charged, but honoraria are accepted, usually as donations to Kern Audubon or another conservation organization.

Other subjects available are: The Antiquities Act: How the National Parks Were Established; Kern-Pixley National Wildlife Refuges; History of the Audubon Society; Climate Change -- Plants and Animals; Wildlife of The Galapagos Islands; Birds of Kern County; African Wildlife; The Early History of FACT, the Facility for Animal Care and Treatment; and, Land Preserves in Kern County. Topics are being added as To arrange a program for your group, call Ted Murphy at 661-325-0307 or tmurphy@bak.rr.com.

 



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