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Translating an Appreciation of Birds into Action on Private Lands

The stories that private landowners tell me often reflect a land ethic with diverse roots.  These stories draw from their experiences with family, or from time spent gardening, farming, or hunting, and they nearly always reveal an appreciation of the natural world.  Many first-time landowners develop a new awareness of their surroundings.  Owning land can […]

Rotary Grant Awarded for Sustainability Work in Mexico

The Rotary Foundation and Rotary District 5110 of Oregon and northern California have awarded a Humanitarian Grant of $12,000 to fund an international capacity building project to be implemented in partnership with San Pancho Bird Observatory in Mexico and Ashland-based Klamath Bird Observatory.  The Rotary Club of Ashland, collaborating with the Jaltemba Bay Rotary Club […]

KBO Speaks to Jefferson Exchange about the State of the Birds on Private Lands

John Alexander and Jaime Stephens from Klamath Bird Observatory and Marko Bey from Lomakatsi Restoration Project spoke with the Jefferson Exchange radio program about the status and health of bird populations in the United States. Their conversation follows the release of the 2013 US State of the Birds Report on Private Lands, which draws attention […]

2013 State of the Birds Report: Bird Populations Depend on Private Lands

A new national report released today by the North American Bird Conservation Initiative, and contributed to by local science-based non-profit Klamath Bird Observatory, highlights the considerable extent to which native bird populations in the United States depend on private lands. Significantly, the 2013 State of the Birds Report on Private Lands also demonstrates that conservation […]

International Banding Workshop

John D Alexander, Klamath Bird Observatory Executive Director This article is the fourth installment in the series Achieving Partners in Flight Strategic Goals and Objectives. Partners in Flight’s ability to support full life cycle conservation and direct bird conservation resources toward the highest priority needs requires detailed information about bird populations. Constant effort mist netting […]

International Capacity Building

By John D Alexander, Klamath Bird Observatory Executive Director This article is the third installment in the series Achieving Partners in Flight Strategic Goals and Objectives. With support from the US Forest Service International Programs, Klamath Bird Observatory works to expand international capacities for demographic bird monitoring, increasing Partners in Flight’s ability to support full […]

Modeling Climate Change Effects

By John D Alexander, Klamath Bird Observatory Executive Director, posted on 31 January, 2013 This article is the second installment in the series Achieving Partners in Flight Strategic Goals and Objectives. One of Partners in Flights strategic goals is to increase capacity to support full life cycle conservation.  To do this we must maintain and […]

Achieving Partners in Flight Strategic Goals and Objectives

  By John D Alexander, Klamath Bird Observatory Executive Director, posted on 15 January, 2013 The Partners in Flight International Bird Conservation Initiative has a strategic action plan with broad goals and objectives that capture the huge array of actions necessary to achieve landbird conservation. This plan also identifies specific tasks to be achieved within […]

KBO’s Director John Alexander Interviewed on Ashland’s Town Hall

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