Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Save at Wild Birds Unlimited

By | 2017-10-18T19:00:44+00:00 June 25th, 2017|News Page|

A Partnership Between Rogue Valley Audubon Society and Wild Birds Unlimited When RVAS members shop with WBU, we will donate to RVAS 50 cents for every 20lb. or larger bag of bird seed purchased and 5% off all other items purchased by members of RVAS. (If members join our WBU Daily Savings Club, they will receive [...]

Save the Elliott State Forest

By | 2017-09-25T21:38:25+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Conservation, News Page, Uncategorized|

A request from the Oregon Conservation Network Director and the Rogue Valley Audubon Conservation Committee We need our legislators to pass bonding on the Elliott State Forest. And we only have 18 days left. Tell your legislator you support bonding for the Elliott! In May, the State Land Board – Governor Brown, Treasurer Read, Secretary Richardson [...]

Introduction to Bumble Bees

By | 2017-06-25T15:42:27+00:00 June 10th, 2017|News Page|

June 21, 5:30-7 p.m. This short field workshop in Ashland will provide an overview of bumble bee biology and basic identification. Taught by bumble enthusiasts Pepper Trail (Rogue Valley Audubon Society), Kristi Mergenthaler (Siskiyou Chapter Native Plant Society of Oregon), and bumble bee expert Gaby Chavarria. Free, but registration is limited. Register at coprolitemergie@yahoo.com. Location [...]

May 2017 Conservation Column

By | 2018-06-04T19:24:59+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Conservation Columns|

May 2017 Conservation Column By Pepper Trail 2017 Applegate Oak Restoration Project The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), as part of their on-going efforts to implement the Oregon Conservation Strategy, has identified a project to restore fire to approximately 120 acres of Oak Woodland and mixed conifer habitat in the Applegate Wildlife Management [...]

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June 2017 Conservation Column

By | 2018-06-04T19:30:38+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Conservation Columns|

June 2017 Conservation Column By Pepper Trail The torrent of terrible environmental actions out of the Trump Administration continues, with almost daily assaults on climate change science, public land stewardship, and pollution regulations. In this column, we will focus on only one piece of bad news – Trump’s attack on national monuments. But to prevent [...]

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Remembering Jim Harleman

By | 2017-09-25T21:39:46+00:00 June 4th, 2017|News Page|

Jim Harleman, long-time RVAS contributor, passed away suddenly June 1, while on a fly fishing outing in Eastern Oregon. He was known for  caring about people and causes, his knowledge-base, humor and integrity in a life of serving others. With RVAS, he was a co-originator of the Wednesday Walks,  long -time leader of Area C [...]

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