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Announcing our always popular Malheur birding trip scheduled for June 2nd-5th, 2018! This five-day and four-night eastern Oregon birding expedition will begin with birding from Ashland to Summer Lake, explore surrounding wildlife areas, and stay at the Summer Lake Lodge. On the second day we will arrive at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge—birding this special […]

KBO Research Biologist at Upcoming Living on Your Land Conference

The OSU Extension Land Steward Program and Rogue River Watershed Council will host the Living on Your Land Conference April 14, 2018 8 am to 6 pm at the Rogue Community College Redwood Campus in Grants Pass, Oregon. The one-day conference is for small farmers, small woodland owners, land owners or managers, wildlife enthusiasts, backyard […]

KBO at the 2018 Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Research Symposium this Thursday!

Friends of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, with support from the Bureau of Land Management, will host the 2018 Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Research Symposium this Thursday March 15 evening. Come learn about recently-conducted fieldwork from both students and professional scientists within the Monument in our backyard. KBO Executive Director Dr. John Alexander will present the Symposium keynote […]

Upcoming Talk with Harry Fuller

The Romance and Wonder of the Sandhill Crane January 23rd, 2018 Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:00 At KBO Headquarters, 320 Beach Street, Ashland   The tallest bird in Oregon, the Sandhill Crane comes from an ancient lineage that may be among the earliest warm-blooded animals still found on earth. How do they live? We will explore the […]

BIRDING THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST with Harry Fuller and Shannon Rio March 2—6, 2018

This birding adventure will focus on wintering birds of the Pacific Northwest that spend the summer in nesting territories further north.  We will bird in and around Puget Sound, including Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, then travel along the Hood Canal and north to the upper tip of the Olympic Peninsula. A ferry will […]


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TALK: February 2nd, Friday 6:30pm—8:30pm WALK: February 3rd, Saturday or February 10, Saturday Early February is a perfect time of year to enjoy raptor viewing in the picturesque Klamath Basin! Please join longtime KBO board member Dick Ashford, who will share his enthusiasm and knowledge during an informative Hawk ID classroom session on the evening […]

Upcoming Climate Change Presentations

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Dr. John Alexander, Executive Director of the Klamath Bird Observatory, will speak about climate change at two upcoming events. He will be the featured speaker at next Rogue Valley Audubon Society (RVAS) monthly meeting November 28, 2017 and will join other local scientists at Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center’s (KS Wild) “Your Climate Refuge: hotter, drier, and […]


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WILDLIFE REHABILITATION: KEEPING WILD BIRDS WILD TALK: Thursday, October 26th 6:30-8:00pm This presentation will feature photos and stories about the birds at several rehabilitation centers in our area. Learn about the people who are committed to bird rehabilitation and to the process and work involved in the rescue of birds who are orphaned, injured or […]

Climate Change — A Bird’s Eye View

The Douglas County Global Warming Coalition is pleased to partner with the Umpqua Valley Audubon Society to present Climate Change — A Bird’s Eye View: How Global Warming Impacts Birds of the Pacific NW.  Tuesday, October 17 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the Holiday Inn Express in Roseburg, Oregon. John Alexander, PhD, Executive Director […]

Why Noah Strycker? Why the Monument? Why conservation stamps?

Conservation Birding – celebrating a love for birds and birding and supporting science-driven conservation efforts New York Times bestselling author (and birding superstar), Oregon’s own Noah Strycker, is coming to Ashland on September 23rd to help Klamath Bird Observatory and our community celebrate our love for birds and birding and to help support Klamath Bird […]