KBO Science in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Cascade Siskiyou National Monument Low Res GIF 1Two decades of Klamath Bird Observatory science have informed the establishment, management, and expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Since before its designation we have been conducting research and monitoring in the Monument area; our studies have included: 
• Pre-monument breeding bird inventories
• Investigating the effects of livestock utilization on birds and habitats
• Measuring bird population demographics
• Evaluating opportunities for monument expansion.
The results of these studies have been provided to the Monument’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) stewards, the scientific community, and the public through peer-reviewed publications and reports to support the protection and management of this unique area.  
To learn more about Klamath Bird Observatory’s role in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument’s past and present click here and here
Our science-driven partnership with the BLM and other monument supporters exemplifies the role of science in protecting and managing Federal lands.

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Peer-reviewed science is nonpartisan. While science is non-advocacy in nature, scientific results ensure fact-driven debate and informed decision making. In this time when our colleagues are being silenced, science is being dismissed, and funding is being cut, Klamath Bird Observatory remains steadfast in standing up for science. And today, right now, science needs you. Your support is more important than ever.

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Mission: Klamath Bird Observatory advances bird and habitat conservation through science, education, and partnerships.

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