As of Wed. Dec. 20, this event is now closed to further sign-ups. To those confirmed participants, remember to bring the required access pass, and 2 forms of federally recognizable ID to be on your person when visiting the installation.

Saturday, January 6, 2018 
East Antelope Valley, including Piute Ponds
Leaders: Mary and Nick Freeman. Chance of LeConte’s Thrasher, and occasionally Vermilion Flycatcher. Some of the finest desert birding in LA County! Some amazing birds have been seen here over the years! Continue to 110th St. E, Apollo Park and possibly elsewhere afterwards. Meet at the Avenue C gate at 8:00 a.m. To get here, take Hwy 14 N to Avenue D, head E to Sierra Hwy, head N to Avenue C, and go a block E to the gate at the end. Bring lunch, sunblock and lots of water. Possible afternoon wind. High clearance vehicles may be a plus.

***First talk with Misty Hailstone on the base by phone at (661) 275-2435 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. before Dec 20 to arrange a required annual pass ***. Tell her your personal information •(legal name, •driver's license number and state issued, •social security number, •date of birth, •email address, and •phone number). Please DO NOT e-mail or leave a message. Access for foreign nationals is trickier but still possible. Cameras O.K.

THEN: Send an e-mail reservation request to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   For more information about LAAS field trips call: (323) 876-0202, and leave a voice message if there is no answer.