LAAS program presentations for the 2016/2017 season are about to begin. Our new program chair, Nicole Lawson, has lined up the following programs for Wed., Sept.14th and Mon., Oct. 17th.

BaldwinHillsScenicOverlook

Please note that these two programs will take place in the theater at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook State Park, 6300 Hetzler Rd, Culver City CA 90232. In the future, we propose to hold the programs this year in different areas so we can reach all members across Los Angeles at least some of the time.

We also have an earlier start time of 7:00 PM.

Contact Carol Babeli This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP or volunteer to help set up chairs in advance (at 6:00 PM) of the program. Come early to enjoy the terrific views and birds at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook State Park.

Wed., Sept 14, 2016 Program "Looking Back and Envisioning the Future: Historical Ecology and Restoration in Urban Ecosystems" Image: Historical Nest Record Card 

IMAGE: Historical Nest Record Card

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

7:00 PM–9:00 PM
Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook, Theater

"Looking Back and Envisioning the Future: Historical Ecology and Restoration in Urban Ecosystems"

Travis Longcore is an Assistant Professor of Architecture, Spatial Sciences, and Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California. He is Past President of Los Angeles Audubon and current Conservation Chair. Dr. Longcore’s research is focused on nature in cities.


Oct-17-Program: "The Consequences of Free-roaming Cats". Presenter Dr. Pete Marra

Dr. Pete Marra

Monday, October 17, 2016
Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook, Theater
7:00 PM–9:00 PM

"The Consequences of Free-roaming Cats"

Dr. Pete Marra is a conservation scientist interested in reversing the declines of native species. His current focus is trying to understand the factors that control population dynamics such as climate, habitat, food and invasive species such as cats as sources of mortality on individuals and their populations. He works with the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.