Western Tanager, Vol. 82 No. 3, Jan–Feb 2016

An elegant Snowy Egret carefully scans the lake water for food at the Marriott Manhattan Beach Golf  Course in Manhattan Beach, CA. (Photo courtesy of Marriott Manhattan Beach Golf Course and  Audubon International)

An elegant Snowy Egret carefully scans the lake water for food at the Marriott Manhattan Beach Golf

Course in Manhattan Beach, CA. (Photo courtesy of Marriott Manhattan Beach Golf Course and

Audubon International)

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

• Sanctuary Golf Program Nurtures Birdies of a Different Feather, By Lisa Freeman

• INTERPRETING NATURE: From Los Angeles to California’s wild landscapes, and back., By Emily Cobar, Greenhouse Program Alumna, and Stacey Vigallon, Director of Environmental Education

• YOUNG AUTHORS: The California Gnatcatcher (Polioptila californica), By Dessi Sieburth

• Grateful for Grants, California State Parks Foundation

• Birds of the Season — December 2015, By Jon Fisher