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Education Program Sponsorship

Please Become a 2020 KBO education Sponsor! Klamath Bird Observatory recognizes that conservation occurs across many fronts and therefore we offer education programs that nurture a conservation ethic in our communities. Professional Education – Building generations of conservation practitioners by providing technical skill development and leadership through internships, workshops, and international capacity building. Community education […]

NEWS RELEASE: Rufous Hummingbird — Conserving the West’s most imperiled hummingbird

A new report published by the Western Hummingbird Partnership, “Rufous Hummingbird: State of the Science and Conservation,” illuminates in colorful images and graphics the biology and ecology of this tiny dynamo and highlights the many gaps in information that impede our ability to effectively protect it.

An Unprecedented Legacy: KBO’s International Training Program

By Dr. Jared Wolfe, KBO Research Associate Central and South America host the most diverse bird communities on Earth. The dizzying array of antbirds, cotingas, manakins, and woodcreepers have captured the imagination of naturalists for centuries and subsequently fueled investigations into the origins of life itself. Charles Darwin wrote in 1839 regarding finches of the […]

From Africa to Central America – Forging International Partnerships to Conserve Wildlife

Tropical forests are used by local people for food, timber, and resource extraction. Balancing the needs of local people and the needs of sensitive wildlife has presented scientists with pressing global conservation challenges. To help protect and manage tropical wildlife, Klamath Bird Observatory Research Associate Dr. Jared Wolfe has partnered with academia, governments, and nonprofits […]

Spread Your Wings!

Spring is coming and so are the birds! The City of Ashland Department of Parks and Recreation with many partners will again host the Rogue Valley Bird Festival Saturday May 14, 2016. The festival is our local celebration of International Migratory Bird Day. The event will feature expert-guided bird walks, thrilling programs featuring birds of […]

New study shows how wildfire changes forests and the birds that live there a decade after a mixed-severity fire in southwest Oregon

PRESS RELEASE — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 17, 2015 Contact: Jaime Stephens, jlh@klamathbird.org, 541-944-2890 Ashland, Oregon: As much of the West is experiencing drought-related wildfire, new research on the effect of wildfire on forests and bird communities has just been released. Researchers from Klamath Bird Observatory just published results from a 10-year study looking at […]

Recently published paper describes meaningful ecological units (i.e., Management Domains) for collaborative conservation in the Klamath Region

***SCIENCE BRIEF AND NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** August 14, 2015 – For Immediate Release Contact: John Alexander, jda[AT]klamathbird.org, 541-890-7067 Patterns of plant, amphibian, mammal, and bird distribution have been used to identify ecological boundaries in the Klamath Region of southern Oregon and northern California, one of the most biophysically complex areas in […]

Klamath Bird Observatory’s Conservation Model

Klamath Bird Observatory’s collaborative conservation planning approach is fueled with results from partner-driven science programs. These science programs use birds as indicators of the healthy and resilient ecosystems on which we all depend. The science involves three coordinated aspects: Long-term monitoring that provides information about broad-scaled changes in the condition of our world; More in-depth […]

eBird Northwest

eBird Northwest is a regional portal of Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s international eBird program. It serves as the primary citizen science application of Avian Knowledge Northwest and provides content and services to bird‐watching enthusiasts and natural resource managers alike throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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