The Sierra Club was founded in 1892 and is America's oldest, largest,
and most influential grassroots environmental organization. Inspired by
nature, we are 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors, working
together to protect our communities and the planet.
The Santa Margarita Group is a part of the San Gorgonio
Chapter, serving the Inland Area of Southern California since 2008.
This has been a productive and fun period for our group.
Some of the activities have progressed
well, new activities have been discussed, and some have
Our initiatives have focused on education about our
environment, preservation and improvement of our local
water quality, and wildlife protection...
for more about what's going on in our Group!
OUR SANTA MARGARITA GROUP GENERAL MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE
2nd THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH EXCEPT IN JULY AND AUGUST AT
THE TEMECULA VALLEY LIBRARY, 30600 PAUBA ROAD, TEMECULA
STARTING AT 6:00PM.
For more information, please email us at email@example.com
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May 12 Monthly Meeting
Presentation by Kurt Campbell
"The Birds Space Out: Spatial Patterns Among Temecula
At our next regular monthly meeting, Kurt will illustrate
many of the ways birds make use of land and water areas,
from local to worldwide scales, with examples from the
local birds of the area. These include territories and
home ranges, seasonal migration, and other types of local
Kurt will also provide a brief, intuitive introduction to
larger scale patterns such as population and
metapopulation dynamics. These patterns will be addressed
in the context of why they can be both crucial to and
dependent on the health of our environment.
Kurt has been
a naturalist since the age of three when he wandered into
an abandoned orchard by his parentís home. He has been
passionate about bird biology since high school. A native
of California, he has traveled widely but remained focused
on extensive study of the natural environment in his home
state. He is self-taught in biology and his experience
includes the nature tours and education business, teaching
and writing about biology and environmental law for both
technical and general audiences, and providing consulting
biology services to a broad array of clients. He has
spoken to audiences ranging from elementary schools to
post-graduate seminars and has taught in venues including
University of California extension and internal training
for both large corporations and public agencies. He has
lived in the Temecula area for the past 20 years and is
now semi-retired, supporting the Meadowview Community
Association in managing and restoring its 380-acre open