Stacey Vigallon

Western Tanager, Vol. 84 No. 6, Jul-Aug 2018

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

Western Tanager, Vol. 84 No. 6, Jul-Aug 2018

• Book Review: The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Santa Barbara County, California | Kimball L. Garrett

•Green Feather Award Winner 2018: “Let Her Play” | Aisling Murray

• INTERPRETING NATURE: Baldwin Hills Greenhouse Program Research | Stacey Vigallon

• YOUNG BIRDERS: A New Discovery - Our Rufous Hummingbirds Molt in the Mexican Monsoonal Region | Dessi Sieburth

• Birds of the Season: June 2018 | Jon Fisher

Western Tanager, Vol. 84 No. 1, Sep-Oct 2017

ON THE COVER:  Shoreline, Crystal Cove, Photo by Leslie Davidson  Crystal Cove is located in Orange County off the busy Pacific Coast Highway. Crystal  Cove State Park offers hiking in the deeply wooded canyons and water activities at the tide pools and sandy beaches.  My name is Leslie Davidson and I have been a docent at the Ballona Wetlands for the past 17 years. I enjoy photographing nature and love sharing my hobby with others.  Camera: Nikon Coolpix P510

ON THE COVER: Shoreline, Crystal Cove, Photo by Leslie Davidson

Crystal Cove is located in Orange County off the busy Pacific Coast Highway. Crystal

Cove State Park offers hiking in the deeply wooded canyons and water activities at the tide pools and sandy beaches.

My name is Leslie Davidson and I have been a docent at the Ballona Wetlands for the past 17 years. I enjoy photographing nature and love sharing my hobby with others.

Camera: Nikon Coolpix P510

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

Western Tanager, Vol. 84 No. 1, September-October 2017

  • PHOTO ESSAY: Audubon Docents: The Things We Saw, By Photo Essay | By Cindy Hardin, Director of Outdoor Education and Photos by Leslie Davidson

  • YOUNG BIRDERS: Project Puffin — Audubon’s Seabird Restoration Project in Maine | By Dessi Sieburth

  • Coots Make Me Smile, By Contributing Author, Bev‐Sue Powers, (www.BallonaPhotography.com)

  • INTERPRETING NATURE: Aspiring Botanist Goes Plant‐hunting from Baldwin Hills to Yosemite, By Arely Mendia Perez, Environment for the Americas Intern, and Stacey Vigallon, Director of Environmental Education

  • Birds of the Season – August 2017, By Jon Fisher

Western Tanager, Vol. 83 No. 4, Mar-Apr 2017

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia by Mary Freeman, January 8, 2017. Taken with Canon D40 with a Canon 400mm telephoto lens.

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia by Mary Freeman, January 8, 2017. Taken with Canon D40 with a Canon 400mm telephoto lens.

In this issue

  • ON THE COVER —Blue-gray Gnatcatcher | Photo by Mary Freeman

  • Birds of the Season – Feb. 2017, by Jon Fisher

  • A Wet, Wet, Wetland, By Cindy Hardin, Director of Outdoor Education & Volunteer Coordinator

  • Los Angeles County’s Breeding Bird Atlas Now Available

  • INTERPRETING NATURE: Being a Biologist for a Day is a Great Excuse to Get Out to the Beach!, Stacey Vigallon, Director of Environmental Education |Photos by Stacey Vigallon

  • Hang in There, I’ll Get To It In A Bit, Louis Tucker, L.A. Audubon Field Trip Leader

  • YOUNG BIRDERS: Birds are Citizens of the World: Protecting our Migrating Birds, By Dessi Sieburth

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Western Tanager, Vol. 82 No. 6, Jul-Aug 2016

Tejon Ranch Landscape Fields of Gold (May 2016) | Photo by Jason Koenig  This is a view of the hills shrouded in clouds as we travel west to Big Sycamore Canyon, from the 300 Street gate.

Tejon Ranch Landscape Fields of Gold (May 2016) | Photo by Jason Koenig

This is a view of the hills shrouded in clouds as we travel west to Big Sycamore Canyon, from the 300 Street gate.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

• ON THE COVER: Tejon Ranch Landscape Fields of Gold (May 2016) | Photo by Jason Koenig

• ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER: Jason Koenig

• TEJON RANCH: At Last We Get to Go Back up To the Mountain ‐ How ‘Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Away From The Ranch? | By Louis Tucker, Field Trip Leader for Los Angeles Audubon

• YOUNG AUTHORS: My Trip to Alaska | By Dessi Sieburth

• INTERPRETING NATURE: 2015-2016 Greenhouse Intern project abstracts | By Stacey Vigallon, Director of Interpretation, and the Baldwin Hills Greenhouse Interns

• Let's Get Outside | By Cindy Hardin, Director of Outdoor Education

• Birds of the Season—June 2016 | By Jon Fisher

• PRESS RELEASE: Your Breeding Bird Atlas Arriving Soon | By Larry Allen

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

Western Tanager, Vol. 82 No. 2, Nov-Dec 2015

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Worm-eating Warbler on Dec 28, 2014, 115th CBC | Photo by Don Sterba

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

• President’s End‐of‐the‐Year Appeal, By Margot Griswold, Los Angeles Audubon Board President and Education Chair

• Los Angeles Audubon Society Receives Disney Conservation Grant 2015

• INTERPRETING NATURE: A (Mostly) Native Garden, By Joyce Realegeno, Greenhouse Program Alumni, and Stacey Vigallon, Director of Environmental Education

• YOUNG AUTHORS: Volunteering at the Christmas Bird Count — You Never Know What Bird You’ll Find, By Dessi Sieburth

• NATURE CORNER: The Western Spadefoot Toad: Poster Child (Amphibian!) for Past, Present and Future, By Cindy Hardin, Director of Outdoor Education

• Ralph W. Schreiber Ornithology Research Awards for 2016: Call for Applications, By Ryan J. Harrigan, Grants Committee Chairman

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

Western Tanager, Vol. 81 No. 5 May-Jun 2015

American Wigeon, Photo by Tony Bianchi

American Wigeon, Photo by Tony Bianchi

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

• Birds of the Season — April 2015 | Jon Fisher

• FIELD TRIP REPORT: Anza-Borrego State Park Birds, Wildflowers, Insects, and More, March 2015 | By Kurt Leuschner

• U.S. Dept. of Education honors Dorsey High School with the Green Ribbon School Award | By Stacey Vigallon, Director of Environmental Education

• The ABA Young Birder of the Year Contest 2015: Protecting our Local Birds | By Dessi Sieburth

• Disney Wildlife Conservation Representative Visits L.A. Audubon | With Stacey Vigallon & Carol Babeli

Western Tanager, Vol. 81 No. 4 Mar-Apr 2015

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, April 1992 | Photo by Larry Sansone

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, April 1992 | Photo by Larry Sansone

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

  • Sometimes the Things You Want for Christmas Come Late | By Louis Tucker

  • Volunteer Habitat Restoration — January 2015 | Written in collaboration by Carol Babeli, LA Audubon Education Directors, Stacey Vigallon and Cindy Hardin and LA Audubon Education chair, Margot Griswold. Photos by Carol Babeli and Stacey Vigallon

  • Volunteer Opportunities Training

  • Audubon Docents Head South | By Cindy Hardin, Director of Outdoor Education, Photos by Leslie Davidson

  • Birds of the Season — February 2015 | By Jon Fisher

  • Protecting the “Least” Bell’s Vireo in California | By Dessi Sieburth

  • INTERPRETING NATURE — Baldwin Hills Greenhouse Program, an update | By Stacey Vigallon, Director of Environmental Education

Western Tanager, Vol. 81 No. 3, Jan-Feb 2015

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

• Birds of the Season—December 2014 | By Jon Fisher

• INTERPRETING NATURE: Los Angeles Audubon’s Teacher Training Fellowship: Working Together and Learning from Each Other, by Stacey Vigallon and Cindy Hardin

• Why Build Local Membership in LA Audubon? | By Brad Rumble

• Western Scrub-jay (Aphelocoma californica) | By Dessi Sieburth

• Los Angeles Audubon volunteers — doing important work in habitat restoration!, By Carol Babeli

• WFO Conference in Billings, Montana, June 10-14, 2015