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  • Kevin 3:07 pm on October 21, 2011 Permalink  


    Founded in 1977, the LVAS is dedicated to the study of foreign and native birds, the dissemination of information for the care, feeding and breeding of birds in captivity, the perpetuation of species threatened with extinction, and the publication of material pertaining to Aviculture.

    Monthly Meeting – Every month we present a program on a selected topic. Speak about the Bird of the Month. Have refreshments and a great raffle table.

    Newsletter – Our newsletter is published monthly with a letter from our president, various info about the club, and relevant article. Preferred delivery is via email.

    Bird Mart – Our bird mart is a fun activity where the club brings in vendors from Bird Mart is held the third Sunday of May and October.

  • Kevin 7:52 pm on March 21, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Robin Shewokis WorkShop April 13, 2014 1:00 PM 

    The LVAS is proud to announce we have engaged internationally acclaimed Bird Expert Robin Shewokis as our April speaker!
    Who: Robin Shewokis is a world renowned expert in animal foraging and enrichment.
    When: Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
    WhereHenderson Convention Center 200 Water Street, Henderson, NV 89015 
    How:  As an LVAS member, you can get your tickets in advance for only $20!  Send a check or money order with your name address phone number and email address with number of tickets requested  to
    P.O. Box 750445,
    Las Vegas, NV 89136-0445.
    We will send you a confirmation of your purchase by email or by regular mail. Your tickets will be held in “Will Call” at the door.
    If you prefer to pay at the event. Tickets at the door will be $25.00 for members and $30.00 for non-members.
    Robin Shewokis is the owner of The Leather Elves. The Leather Elves started as a family business that created enrichment for companion parrots.  After working with several facilities that housed collections of parrots Robin realized that there was a need for enrichment targeting other species.  Since then Robin has consulted at zoos in the US, Canada, Holland, and New Zealand and distributes enrichment products worldwide.

    In the companion parrot community Robin has spoken at numerous parrot clubs and conducted workshops that help companion bird owners, and aviculturists create a stimulating captive environment. Robin has published articles on enrichment in national and international publications.

    Robin is a board member and president elect of International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators and chairs their enrichment committee. She is also serves on the board of National Parrot Rescue and Preservation Foundation. In addition, Robin is a commercial member of the American Federation of Aviculture and the Massachusetts State Coordinator for AFA.


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