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April Chapter Meeting: Lake Abert: A Waterbird Oasis in an Arid Landscape

By |2018-04-26T14:31:13-07:00March 28th, 2018|News Page|

Presented by RON LARSON, PhD Salty-alkaline lakes are not the kind of place you would want to call home. After all, salt is used to preserve food, and with a pH of 10, the water is like diluted bleach. Yet, Lake Abert, located in arid south-central Oregon, is a waterbird Mecca, with over 80 species [...]

April 2018 Conservation Column

By |2018-06-05T19:19:34-07:00March 20th, 2018|Conservation Columns|

The Conservation Column by Pepper Trail This month the Conservation Column will leave the Rogue Valley to focus on an issue of great importance for bird conservation in eastern Oregon. This concerns the future of Lake Abert, a saline lake in the remote high desert northeast of Lakeview. The lake is a fall migratory stopover [...]

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Conservation Related Issues To Which the Chapter Has Recently Weighed In

By |2020-03-24T15:10:54-07:00March 11th, 2018|Conservation Permanent, News Page|

Comments on Public Access to, and Management of, the Imperatrice Property (March 2020) Letter From Chapter and SOLC to City of Ashland Comments on Proposed Rule and Environmental Impact Statement for Migratory Bird Treaty Act (March 2020) Letter From State Audubon Chapters to USFWS Comments on the "Wildlife Refuge" Concept for Ashland Pond (Decemeber 2018) [...]

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