Rogue Valley Audubon Society
 
A voice for education and conservation in the natural world.
SEPTEMBER EDITION OF THE CHAT NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD  CLICK HERE

FREE BIRDING BOOKLET

Birding Hotspots, a new free book-
let from the Rogue Valley Audubon
Society, is now available at Wild
Birds Unlimited in Medford,
Northwest Nature Shop in Ashland,
and other locations in Jackson
County. The colorful  foldout  
includes a map and text describing
15 local birding destinations.  To
see the booklet online, click
here.

RVAS CALENDAR


Wed. Oct. 1 -- First Wednesday bird
count at Agate Lake

Sun. Oct. 12 -- Emigrant Lake birding
trip (Harry Fuller leader)

Wed. Nov. 5 -- First Wednesday bird
count at Agate Lake

Sat. Nov. 8 -- Lost Creek Lake and Holy
Waters birding trip (Russ Namitz leader)

Wed. Dec. 3 -- First Wednesday bird
count at Agate Lake
Want to Join RVAS ?
Check
here for details.
BIRDS OF JACKSON COUNTY, Fourth Edition, is now available for sale ($5.00) at local stores or by ordering
directly from the Rogue Valley Audubon Society (P. O. Box 8597, Medford, OR 97501).

It will also be sold at RVAS chapter meetings beginning September 23.  

This popular reference source features monthly abundance charts and distribution characteristics of all
species seen in the last 25 years as well as pre-1989 historical records.

Also in this booklet, updated since it was last published in 2009, is a county map with reference marks to
detailed descriptions of forty-five Jackson County birding and hiking locations in the Rogue Valley, the
Siskiyous and the Cascades.

Introductory notes written by Jackson County Checklist Committee chair Stewart Janes include discussion of
changes in this fourth edition, a general description of Jackson County and its birdlife, and extensive
comments on changes in local bird populations that have occurred in the last four decades
.

National Audubon's Birds and Climate Change Report

National Audubon recently released their important Birds and Climate
Change Report which explains how shrinking and shifting ranges
could imperil nearly half of U.S. birds within this century.

For more information, visit this page:  
http://climate.audubon.org

Chapter Meetings Resume Tue. Sept. 23

Pepper Trail will be the featured speaker September 23 when the RVAS
monthly chapter meetings resume.  

His presentation will bring together the geological, botanical and
zoological history of the Klamath-Siskiyou bioregion.

Join us for this program which is sure to give even lifelong residents of
the area a new appreciation of the biological wealth of the place we
call home.