Bureau of Land Management’s National Conservation Partnership Award 2021
The Medford District BLM is pleased to nominate the Klamath Bird Observatory (KBO) for the BLM Conservation Partner Award. KBO has been our partner for over 20 years in which they have run a network of southwestern Oregon bird banding/monitoring stations including two stations for BLM (Medford and Lakeview Districts).
In 2019, the North American Banding Council (NABC), award John Alexander with the Glen Wooldfenden Award. John served on the council for 13 years and was chair for 4 of those years. He helped shape NABC to be a leader in sound and ethical banding techniques.
Wings Across the Americas International Cooperation Award 2018
In 2018 a diverse, tri-national group of conservationists, including KBO’s Executive Director John Alexander, were recognized for their effective collaboration as part of the Western Hummingbird Partnership (WHP).
Partners in Flight Leadership in Conservation Award 2018
KBO’s Science Director Jaime Stephens received this award in 2018 for her outstanding contributions to bird and habitat conservation. Her many accomplishments have been recognized by the international bird conservation consortium Partners in Flight—presenting her with its prestigious Leadership in Conservation Award.
Wings Across the Americas International Cooperation Award 2011
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
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.
Partners in Flight Leadership in Conservation Award 2007
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
KBO’s Science Director Jaime Stephens and Research Biologist Felicity Newell received this award in 2012, 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-