September Virtual Program – Uncovering the Secrets of the Oregon Vesper Sparrow

By |2022-09-07T15:51:20-07:00September 7th, 2022|Home Page, News Page|

Oregon Vesper Sparrows are a prime example of what birders call “little brown jobs” – small, drab, hard-to-identify birds that we sometimes overlook. But this little brown job is an imperiled subspecies unique to the Pacific Northwest, one that serves as an indicator of the health of our grassland ecosystems, and needs our attention and [...]

Second Survey on the Future of the Bear Creek Greenway

By |2022-09-13T18:33:13-07:00August 30th, 2022|Home Page, News Page|

IMPORTANT: Second Survey on the Future of the Bear Creek Greenway. As many of you know, there is currently an effort, called Envision Bear Creek, to plan for the future management of the Bear Creek Greenway. Earlier this year, an online survey was conducted to gather information on the experiences and priorities of Greenway users. [...]

The Illegal Trade in These Love Charms Is a Growing Threat to Hummingbirds

By |2022-05-06T17:56:39-07:00May 3rd, 2022|Home Page, News Page|

Pepper Trail has written an article for audubon.org regarding the growing threat to hummingbirds from the illegal trade in hummingbird love charms - ‘chuparosas’ - that are believed to imbue romantic powers. Read the article here: https://www.audubon.org/news/the-illegal-trade-these-love-charms-growing-threat-hummingbirds

The Klamath Basin’s Water Crisis

By |2022-03-13T16:18:06-07:00March 13th, 2022|Home Page, News Page|

Pepper Trail has written an article on audubon.org regarding the Growing Disaster for Waterfowl in the Klamath Basin. "Some of the continent’s most important wetland habitat is drying up. Without urgent action, we may be witnessing the death of a flyway." Read the article here: https://www.audubon.org/news/the-klamath-basins-water-crisis-growing-disaster-waterfowl

Bear Creek Bird Survey Volunteers Needed

By |2021-01-03T14:29:16-08:00January 3rd, 2021|Home Page, News Page|

The Rogue Valley Audubon Society, in partnership with the Klamath Bird Observatory, Rogue River Watershed Council, the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy, and southern Oregon birders are coming together to monitor changes in the Bear Creek bird community as riparian vegetation recovers from recent fires, alterations are made to the Greenway to reduce fire risk, and [...]

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