Talks, Walks, and Community Events

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Perhaps you’re interested in learning more about the elusive Great Gray Owl, or looking to sharpen your hawk identification skills?  Who sings the first song of Spring? Mark your calendars! Here are some great upcoming classes and field trips led by KBO Board Members!

Talks and Walks

Join KBO Board Members at the office and out in the field the first Wednesday and Saturday of January, February, and March to experience the best of winter birdwatching in the Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion!

***SOLD OUT*** Great Gray Owl Talk and Walk

Want to see the Great Gray in action? Check out this upcoming “Talk and Walk”, the first of a new community education series hosted by the Klamath Bird Observatory!

Talk: Wed, February 4, 2015, 6:30pm – 8:00pm, KBO Headquarters: 320 Beach St, Ashland, OR 97520

Walk: February 7th all day field trip, times and location to be announced.

This Talk and Walk session is limited to 14 participants and costs $25.00 with proceeds supporting KBO’s science and education programs. To reserve your space, please contact KBO Board Member Shannon Rio at



***SOLD OUT*** Hawk and Waterfowl Identification Talks and Walks

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Not every hawk is a Red-tailed Hawk! Join KBO hawk master and Board Member Emeritus Dick Ashford for two Talk and Walk sessions to the raptor rich environments of the Upper Klamath Basin.

Talk: Wednesday, January 7th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at KBO’s Headquarters: 320 Beach St, Ashland, OR 97520.

Walk: Saturday, January 10th, 8am til 5:00 p.m.-ish, Klamath Wildlife Refuge

Talk: Wednesday, March 4th, 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. at KBO’s Headquarters, 320 Beach St, Ashland, OR 97520

Walk: Saturday, March 7th, 8am til 5:00 p.m.-ish, Klamath Wildlife Refuge

These Talk and Walk sessions are limited to 14 participants and cost $25.00 with proceeds supporting KBO’s science and education programs. To reserve your space, please contact KBO Board Member Shannon Rio at

Community Events

In addition to the Talk and Walk series, KBO Board President Harry Fuller will be leading these exciting community outreach events!

Great Gray Owls

KBO Board President Harry Fuller will be giving a presentation on Great Gray Owl ecology, nesting habits in Oregon and California, and threats to this charismatic great, gray ghost of the north– a true specialty in the Pacific Northwest.

Thursday, January 8th, 6:30- 7:30 p.m. at Klamath Basin Audubon: Student Union, Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, OR 97601.

Winter Birds and Spring Arrivals

Perfect timing! Beat the winter blues with a reminder that spring migration is just around the corner! Presentation and field trip led by KBO Board President Harry Fuller, please sign up through Ashland Parks and Recreation.

Thursday, February 26th, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at North Mountain Park, 620 N Mountain Ave, Ashland, OR 97520

Saturday, February 28th Field trip time and location TBD.


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