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    Klamath Bird Observatory

    Birds as indicators of environmental wellbeing

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    Klamath Bird Observatory

    Science for informed decision making
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    Connecting communities through education
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    Klamath Bird Observatory

    Partner-driven conservation

Who We Are

Advancing bird and habitat conservation through science, education, and partnerships

Klamath Bird Observatory achieves bird conservation in the Pacific Northwest and throughout the ranges of our migratory birds. Emphasizing high-caliber science and the role of birds as indicators, we inform and improve natural resource management. Recognizing that conservation occurs across many fronts, we also nurture an environmental ethic through community outreach and education. We owe our success to committed donors, volunteers, staff, and partners who demonstrate that each of us can contribute to a legacy of abundant bird populations and healthy land, air, and water. 

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Events Are Back!

Join Klamath Bird Observatory for a variety of outings and Zoom presentations. Click below to check out our calendar and sign up for events. 

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Why Support Bird Education?

Klamath Bird Observatory recognizes that conservation occurs across many fronts and therefore we offer education programs that nurture a conservation ethic in our communities.

Birds are the indicators of our wellbeing. As such, our education programs foster a community that protects the natural and economic resources that are essential to both birds and people.

Birding Means Business – Birdwatchers spend $36 billion annually in pursuit of their hobby. In doing so they enrich the economics of the bird-friendly places they visit.

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FEATURED ARTICLE

Spanish English Bilingual Outreach Assistant Job Announcement

The outreach assistant will assist the Science Communications, Outreach, and DEIJ Manager in Klamath Bird Observatory’s community education program. They will help engage the public in the KBO’s science and conservation work. This will be done by building relationships and partnering with local organizations, leading community education and outreach events, supporting community science efforts, and developing outreach materials and online content.

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Supporting Conservation with International Travel

Join Klamath Bird Observatory and Mantiqueira Bird Observatory (OAMa) for a 10-day exploration of Brazil to promote bird and habitat conservation beyond borders. Enjoy hiking and birding in the cloud forests of Brazil with local scientists leading the way. Time to explore a local town and enjoy Brazilian cuisine. Attend a bird photography workshop and watch OAMa science in action at their banding station. The trip takes place April 12th – 20th, with travel to and from the U.S. extending the dates as needed on both ends. The cost is $5000 per person; this includes hotels, food (breakfast, lunch, dinner), and transportation (to and from the airport and during the trip). Hotel accommodation includes a double occupancy or single occupancy with a private bathroom. The only thing not included is airfare from the US to Brazil.

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Science Director Job Announcement

The Klamath Bird Observatory (KBO) Science Director will work with our Executive Director and Director of Conservation to lead our conservation science programs and develop an exciting and actionable research agenda for the future. This will include program development and design, implementing new and existing programs, and delivering relevant conservation results from KBO’s research and monitoring programs.

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Klamath Bird Observatory
541-201-0866
PO Box 758
Ashland, Oregon 97520

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