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KBO LUNCH AND LEARN: Learning to use birding apps on your phone

Presenter: Shannon Rio Learn how to easily use birding apps without it getting in the way of birding. Sibley’s, Merlin, iBird Pro, and eBird are the apps we will talk about and practice using. OUTING: Wednesday, March 6th Noon – 3 pm at North Mountain Park, Ashland Oregon 97520 Cost: $10 donation to KBO. Meet […]

A Case Study in Urban Habitat Restoration at Willow Wind Community Learning Center

Riparian (or streamside) habitats are critical for water quality and wildlife. These habitats filter pollutants from runoff, stabilize soils, provide shade to cool water temperatures, and much more. They are also known for their biodiversity, supporting the most diverse bird communities of any habitat type in arid and semi-arid regions such as ours. This is […]

Using science to preserve biological diversity and improve habitat in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument: A new Decision Support Tool

We are excited to announce a new Decision Support Tool describing more than a decade of Klamath Bird Observatory (KBO) science in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument — Using science to preserve biological diversity and improve habitat in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument was the first U.S. National Monument set aside specifically for […]

Science Brief: Using KBO science to identify bird conservation opportunities in timber stand management

Forests in the Klamath Mountains Ecoregion, centered within the core of Klamath Bird Observatory’s focus region, are home to a diversity of wildlife, including birds. While old-growth forests receive a lot of attention, species such as Black-throated Grey Warblers, Rufous Hummingbirds, and Olive-sided Flycatchers all use habitat features of younger, early-successional forests, such as broad-leafed […]

KBO TALK AND WALK: Birding the Shasta Valley

Presenters: Frank Lospalluto and Shannon Rio Just one hour away from Ashland is the glorious Shasta Valley. Shannon will give a presentation on the landscape and the birds of that area. Frank will then lead the all day field trip. TALK: Friday, March 8th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at 320 Beach Street, Ashland Oregon […]

KBO TALK AND WALK: Birding 101

Presenters: Barry McKenzie and Shannon Rio This presentation is for the beginning birder who would like tips on using and buying binoculars, how to begin to identify common birds, and, generally, how to get started as a budding birder. TALK: Wednesday, February 27th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at KBO HQ, 320 Beach Street, Ashland […]

End of Winter 2019 Talks and Walks

KBO TALK AND WALK: Birding 101 Presenters: Barry McKenzie and Shannon Rio This presentation is for the beginning birder who would like tips on using and buying binoculars, how to begin to identify common birds, and, generally, how to get started as a budding birder. TALK: Wednesday, February 27th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at […]

Year of the Bird: December Call to Action-Sharing Your Love of Birds!

The Year of the Bird has almost come to an end. As we finish out 2018, the last monthly call to action is about thanks and sharing your love of birds this holiday season with the people in your life. Over the past year, The Year of the Bird has focused on planting native plants, […]

Vesper Sparrow Film site is now live!

We have some exciting updates to share with you all here at Klamath Bird Observatory. The Oregon Vesper Sparrow research we have been working so hard on is being turned into a short-film documentary! Local photographer and videographer Daniel Thiede has spent countless hours in the field with us this past year to help document […]

Grasshopper Sparrows and Ashland’s Imperatrice Property discussed on Jefferson Exchange

Jefferson Public Radio recently broadcast a lively and informative discussion about the proposed solar panel farm installation at the City of Ashland’s Imperatrice Property—and the potential for the project to negatively impact the Grasshopper Sparrow population that nests there. Local author and ornithologist Pepper Trail, Ashland City Councilor Dennis Slattery, and Jefferson Exchange host Geoffrey […]

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