Find the Heron (Hint Below)
Updated: Apr 29, 2021
After the reservoirs were empty for nearly two years, coupled with massive construction,
Silver Lake’s famous blue herons said enough is enough and moved into new digs across
the street on Tesla. This week, a Silver Lake Together advocate spotted a heron standing
on her nest in the nesting area (within the reservoirs complex) off West Silver Lake Drive.
(Hint: If you look closely, you can see Ms. Heron in the upper branches.) This is great
news for the survival of great blue herons in Silver Lake and Silver Lake Together will work
closely with LADWP and the Silver Lake Wildlife Sanctuary to ensure the giant birds are
protected when work on the reservoirs aeration and recirculation project begins this year.
Speaking of quiet: Herons are still nesting on Tesla but in appears their tree was recently
trimmed. The birds have not moved but loud noises and branch removal could endanger
the herons and their babies. If you see work that could harm the herons, please mention it
If you see work that could harm the herons, please mention it
to the appropriate individuals or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read about the upcoming reservoirs project here.