Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Education Program
We are excited that you are bringing your class to the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve!
The following information has been gathered to help prepare your students for the field trip and to help create a more meaningful experience. Please feel free to share any of these resources with your families so they can also learn more about our local area.
Preparing Your Student Scientists
Sepulveda Basin Slideshow
Check out this slideshow to give students an overview of the Sepulveda Basin program. You will need Chrome to load this. If you have trouble, let us know and we will send the slideshow as a pdf.
Bird Species Flashcards
This set of flashcards will help your students become familiar with the birds they are likely to see at Sepulveda Basin.
NASA Precipitation Education
Here is a link to a great NASA Precipitation Education website. There are articles, videos and lessons.
This quick video gives a great and succinct description of a watershed so your students can begin to understand this complex idea.
Bird Basics Video
Help your students better understand the unique adaptations of different bird species.
Bill Nye the Science Guy: Wetlands!
Give your students a more in depth overview of wetlands, their function and their importance with this long form video.
Virtual Tour of SBWR
Go on a virtual tour of Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve with RCD educator, Isaac, and learn about some of the birds you are likely to see!
Post Field Trip Activities
Directions to Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Ed. Program
6100 Woodley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91406
From Woodley Ave turn into the park where you see the Japanese Garden sign. Follow the road for roughly 150 feet and turn right.
Follow that road all the way through the park (roughly half a mile) until you reach a parking lot as the road ends. You will see an amphitheater, restrooms and our educators setting up for the program.