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Comment Letter: Statement for Migratory Bird Treaty Act

By |2020-03-24T12:34:27-07:00March 24th, 2020|Home Page, News Page|

Date: March 19, 2020 From: Audubon Society of Portland To: US Fish and Wildlife Service Re: Docket No. FWS-HQ-MB-2018-0090, Proposed Rule and Environmental Impact Statement for Migratory Bird Treaty Act   Dear US Fish and Wildlife Service, Please accept the following comments from Audubon Chapters in Oregon including Audubon Society of Portland, East Cascades Audubon [...]

Comment Letter: Public Access to, and Management of, the Imperatrice Property

By |2020-03-24T12:36:49-07:00March 24th, 2020|Home Page, News Page|

To: The Ashland City Council, Mayor John Stromberg CC: Paula Brown, Public Works Director; Michael Black, Director of Parks and Recreation From: Pepper Trail, Rogue Valley Audubon Society Kristi Mergenthaler, Southern Oregon Land Conservancy Date: March 17, 2020 Subject: Public Access to, and Management of, the Imperatrice Property The Rogue Valley Audubon Society (RVAS) and [...]

RVAS February 2020 Program

By |2020-02-28T15:56:23-08:00January 29th, 2020|News Page|

The Applegate Siskiyous: Wildlands, Wildflowers and Biodiversity Naturalist, environmental activists and author Luke Ruediger, will take you on an in-depth visual journey across the Applegate Siskiyous, highlighting the many botanical areas, rare plants, wildlands, and special places of the region. The presentation covers the entire Applegate River Watershed from its confluence with the Rogue River [...]

Community Scientists Needed for Short-eared Owl Surveys! 

By |2020-01-02T17:45:57-08:00January 2nd, 2020|Home Page, News Page, Volunteer|

Attention Rogue Valley Birders! I am pleased to announce a community science opportunity in Oregon. Klamath Bird Observatory is partnering with Intermountain Bird Observatory to carry out Western Asio Flammeus Landscape Study (WAfLS). This citizen science project, now spanning eight western states, is designed to gather information to better evaluate the population status of the [...]

RVAS January 2020 Program

By |2020-01-29T08:51:06-08:00November 22nd, 2019|News Page|

January 2020 Chapter Meeting: TUESDAY, January 28 at 7:00 pm Program Title: Uncovering the hidden world of a secretive seabird Description: The Marbled Murrelet is a threatened seabird that nests in Oregon forest, up to 50 miles inland. This seabird species has long challenged both scientists and land managers alike with its unique life history [...]

BLM excludes monument from proposed management plan

By |2020-03-09T19:54:54-07:00October 30th, 2019|News Page, Uncategorized|

Good news!  BLM has removed the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, as well as wilderness areas, from its draft Medford BLM Integrated Vegetation Management Plan (IVM-RL-EA).   See the announcement below. Most Oregon Audubon chapters signed on to a letter circulated by Rogue Valley Audubon opposing the inclusion of these areas in the plan, which emphasizes large-scale logging. [...]

RVAS October 2019 Program

By |2019-10-30T12:31:12-07:00September 28th, 2019|News Page|

OCTOBER Program Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00 pm “MONARCHS AND MILKWEED” Presented by Stephanie Hazen Stephanie Hazen moved to Salem, Oregon in 1977 soon after graduating from Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine. In Salem she owned and operated a small animal/exotics veterinary hospital until retiring in 2011. Both Stephanie and her husband Ray [...]


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