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2015 Calendar of Kern River Valley Nature Events

Saturday, February 21 – Volunteer Day

Saturday, March 21- Volunteer Day

Saturday, April 4 –Volunteer and Donor Appreciation Day

Saturday, April 25 – Spring Festival

Saturday, May 30 – Volunteer Day

Saturday, June 27 – Volunteer Day

Saturday, July 25 – Volunteer Day

Saturday, August 22 – Volunteer Day

Saturday, September 19 – Volunteer Day

Saturday, September 26 – Turkey Vulture Festival

Saturday, October 17 – Volunteer Day

Saturday, November 14 – Volunteer Day

Saturday, December 12 – Volunteer Day

Volunteer Days - Meet at Kern River Preserve Headquarters. 18747 Hwy 178, Weldon California at the time listed for that date.

Please contact Reed Tollefson at or phone 760.378.2531 to RSVP. This helps with planning.

Wear clothing for the weather and outdoor work like boots or closed toe shoes, hat, layers, sun protection and work gloves. Bring food and water although we have drinks and snacks

Volunteer Days will be habitat restoration including planting, weeding, irrigation system maintenance and operations and/or general preserve maintenance may include clean up and repairs on trails and buildings.

Like our Kern River Preserve page on Facebook to learn more about events.

School groups, civic groups, self-motivated and capable individual volunteers are welcome to contact me to set up alternative workdays and projects specific to your ability and desire to help. We have loads of work opportunities! If you have a skill and want to help, we want to give you a chance to do it.


Year Round California Birds that can be viewed in the Kern River Watershed

California Quail, Acorn Woodpecker, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Nuttall's Woodpecker, White-headed Woodpecker, Oak Titmouse, Wrentit, California Thrasher, Le Conte's Thrasher, California Towhee, Tricolored Blackbird

Seasonal Birds that can be viewed in the Kern River Watershed

Yellow-billed Cuckoo (mid-June-late August), Hermit Warbler (May-July), Scott's Oriole (May-July), Lawrence's Goldfinch (late March-mid-July)

Visit the Kern River Preserve in Weldon, California. Open every day of the year from dawn to dusk.

About Audubon Kern River Preserve

The Kern River Preserve is managed by Audubon California for the preservation of one of California’s largest contiguous cottonwood-willow riparian forests and the wildlife it supports.

Audubon Kern River Preserve supporters provide financial and volunteer support for Preserve outreach, education, wildlife habitat protection & stewardship.

Since 1905 Audubon has been protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Our national network of community-based nature centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs, and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird populations, engage millions of people of all ages and backgrounds in positive conservation experiences.

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