• Afternoon clouds cover the distance peaks of the iconic Boney Mountain

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Birding Contacts

Audubon Chapters (audubon.org)

Conejo Valley:
(805) 987-2721
conejovalleyaudubon.org

Los Angeles:
(323) 876-0202
losangelesaudubon.org

San Fernando Valley:
(310) 457-5796
sfvaudubon.org

Santa Barbara:
(805) 692-2008
rain.org/~audubon

Santa Monica Bay:
(818) 894-2541
smbas.org

Ventura:
(805) 484-8415
venturaaudubon.org

Rare Bird Alerts

So. California Birdbox: (818) 952-5502 (press 5)
Los Angeles Audubon: (323) 874-1318
Santa Barbara Audubon: (805) 964-8240

Did You Know?

Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feurer were instrumental in the movement to create a national recreation area near Los Angeles.

Four state parks were the triumph of a grassroots movement to protect open spaces minutes from Los Angeles in the 1950s & 60s. Three women, Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feuer further galvanized the movement that helped make Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area a reality in 1978.