KBO, in partnership with the US Forest Service Redwood Sciences Laboratory, has been awarded the prestigous Wings Across the Americas award for excellence in international conservation. This award recognizes the work of KBO and partners in building capacity for bird monitoring and conservation in Costa Rica through the development of the Costa Rica Bird Observatories. Read the press release here, and learn more about Costa Rica Bird Observatories here.
KBO's Jaime Stephens (Research and Monitoring Director) and Felicity Newell (Research Biologist) received this award, along with 22 of our partners, including project leader Lomakatsi, from U.S. Department of the Interior for their oak restoration achievements under the Central Umpqua-Mid-Klamath Oak Habitat Conservation Project.
Klamath Bird Observatory's inaugural Mountain Bird Festival, to be held May 30 to June 1 of 2014, receives a Conservation Award in recognition of the significant ways in which festival attendees elevation bird conservation. Read the press release about the award by clicking here.