KBO Awards

Wings Across the Americas International Cooperation Award 2018

Wings Across Americas Award WHP 2018 cropped (72ppi 4x)A diverse, tri-national group of conservationists, including KBO were recognized for their effective collaboration in the establishment of the Western Hummingbird Partnership (WHP) with the prestigious Wings Across the Americas International Cooperation award in 2018. This award recognizes the nearly 10 years of commitment to shared stewardship across international boundaries for the conservation of hummingbirds and their habitats.
 
The WHP includes KBO, Environment for the Americas, Point Blue Conservation Science, Universidad de Guadalajara, Hummingbird Monitoring Network, US Forest Service Wings Across the Americas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, Royal Roads University, National Audubon Society, the USA Phenology Network, and others.

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Wings Across the Americas International Cooperation Award 2011

Wings Across Americas Award Costa Rica 2011 cropped (72ppi 4x)A diverse group of conservationists, including KBO’s Executive Director John Alexander and Research Advisor C. John Ralph were recognized for their effective collaboration with the prestigious Wings Across the Americas International Cooperation award in 2011. 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.

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Taking Wing Award

Taking Wing Award 2003 cropped (72ppi 4x)KBO received this award from Ducks Unlimited and US Forest Service in 2003 for increasing understanding of wetland ecosystems and habitat relationships through excellence in science and management investigations and applications.

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Partners in Flight Leadership in Conservation Award 2007

John Alexander PIF Leadership 2007 Award (72ppi 4x)KBO’s Executive Director John Alexander received this award in 2007 for his outstanding guidance and direction that contributes, or has contributed to, advancing bird and habitat conservation efforts. His many accomplishments were recognized by the international bird conservation consortium Partners in Flight—presenting him with its prestigious Leadership in Conservation Award.

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Partners in Conservation Award

Jaime Stephens Partnership Award 2012 (72ppi 4x)KBO's Sience Director Jaime Stephens and Research Biologist Felicity Newell received this award, along with 22 of our partners, including project leader Lomakatsi Restoration Project, from the US Department of the Interior for their achievements in oak habitat restoration and conservation under the Central Umpqua-Mid-Klamath Oak Habitat Conservation Project.

CLICK HERE to learn more about continuing oak habitat restoration and conservation by the Klamath Siskiyou Oak Network.

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Community Conservationist of the Year Award

Klamath Bird Observatory's inaugural Mountain Bird Festival, held May 30 to June 1 of 2014, was presented with the City of Ashland’s Conservationist of the Year Award in recognition of the significant ways in which festival attendees elevation bird conservation. The festival’s central theme—citizens elevating conservation. Every Mountain Bird Festival attendee advances bird conservation in multiple ways; they contribute to habitat protection, they participate as citizen scientists, and they support scientific programs aimed at achieving sustainable natural resources management.
 
 

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Best Scientist-Manager Partnership Award

Best Scientist Manager Award 2004 cropped (72ppi 4x)KBO received this award in 2004 from the Joint Fire Sciences Program for continued research on the use of birds as indicators of the ecological effects of fire disturbance. The Joint Fire Sciences Program provides funding and science delivery for scientific studies associated with managing wildland fire, fuels, and fire-impacted cosystems to respond to emerging needs of managers, practitioners, and policymakers from local to national levels.
 
 

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