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Upcoming events

Check out these exciting upcoming events this week! Talks and Walks There are still a few spaces left for a very special Great Gray Owl Talk and Walk with KBO Board President Harry Fuller! Join us this Wednesday, February 18th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at KBO Headquarters and Saturday, February 21st, field trip location and time […]

2015 Mountain Bird Festival Registration Opens February 11

*** PRESS RELEASE*** The award winning Mountain Bird Festival is back, celebrating the natural wonders of southern Oregon and northern California. The 2015 Mountain Bird Festival will be held in Ashland, Oregon from May 29th-31st. Registration for the Festival will be available on the Klamath Bird Observatory website at The Mountain Bird Festival offers […]

New Talks and Walks Added!

These incredibly popular Talks and Walks are selling out fast! Workshops are 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 All Wednesday Talks will meet at KBO’s Office: 320 Beach Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Walks locations TBD. […]

Talks, Walks, and Community Events

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 […]

2018 Interns

Banding Program Said Quintero Felix (Mexico) Jelicsa Peña Giron (Peru) Lorraine “Mamo” Waianuhea Ricky Murphy Alex Flores Lauren Hill Edder Antunez Tania Romero   Events Development Elva Manquera

Lisa Michelbrink

Lisa Michelbrink joined the board after volunteering for several years at the Mountain Bird Festival and other KBO events. She was so impressed she signed on for more! Lisa credits her grandfather with introducing her to birds and nature at a young age through his bird feeder and walks on the beach and in the parks of northern Ohio.

Bird Bio: Black-backed Woodpecker

The Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) is wide-ranging but uncommon in the northern coniferous forest of the US and Canada, with a long finger of its distribution extending southward into the high elevation conifer forests of Washington, Oregon, and California. This species is rare on the landscape, making it challenging for scientists to fully understand its […]

KBO Internship Program Selected by Obama Administration, Puts Young People to Work on Public Lands

As part of the Obama Administration’s ambitious youth initiative to inspire millions of young adults to play, learn, serve, and work in the great outdoors and the President’s 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Initiative, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced $6.7 million in grants to support conservation employment and mentoring opportunities at 43 […]

Celebrating Birds in the Rogue Valley

Klamath Bird Observatory’s John Alexander and Brandon Breen were interviewed on Friday May 23rd in the Jefferson Public Radio studio for the Jefferson Exchange news and events program. John and Brandon discussed the history and role of the Klamath Bird Observatory and described the organization’s upcoming Mountain Bird Festival, which combines a celebration of mountain […]


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