Archive | September, 2013

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

Imax Film “Flight of the Butterflies” in 3D sheds light on the declining monarch butterfly population in the Americas


Last week the director and assistant director of the Havasi Wilderness Foundation attended a special event at the California Science Center: the screening of the new IMAX film “Flight of the Butterflies” in 3D.  They met the Executive Producer, Jonathan Barker, at a reception. This 3D film weaves together two stories. The remarkable main story is about the late scientist Fred Urquhart who spent his lifetime tagging Monarch butterflies and learning about their flight paths.

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Havasi Wilderness Foundation to present at Conejo Valley Audubon Society

On Monday, October 7th we will be presenting “Birds of Tanzania, Africa” at the Conejo Valley Audubon Society’s Monthly Meeting

Lilac-breasted Roller, one of the 1,112 bird species inhabiting Tanzania

Lilac-breasted Roller, one of 1,112 bird species inhabiting Tanzania


Please join us for an evening at the Conejo Valley Audubon Society‘s Monthly Meeting on Monday, October 7th at 7:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, located at 439 Calle San Pablo Camarillo, CA 93012-8506.  Everyone is welcome, and we encourage you to come a bit early to visit this spectacular “Bird Museum”.  The Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable corporation, is both a natural history collection specializing in eggs and nests of birds from around the world, and a research and education institution dedicated to bird conservation.  The museum houses 225,000 sets of eggs representing 4,000 bird species from around the world, making it the largest egg collection in the world.

During the meeting, Alex Havasi of Havasi Wilderness Foundation will give a one-hour DVD presentation titled  “Birds of Tanzania, Africa.”  This presentation will explore the diverse birdlife of one of Africa’s top wildlife countries.

We hope to see you there!