Here's a first look at several items that will be available for sale at the Dec. 2 Holiday Potluck. Come and enjoy an evening of food, festivity and friends, as we raise money to fund our education and conservation goals. See calendar event for all details.
Recent research suggests that the challenges bird communities already face are exacerbated by climate change. As climate change brings shifts of habitats, birds can be among the first to tell the story of climate trends. Just like the canary in a coal mine, they may alert us to what is happening and what the future [...]
Saturday, 30, 2017 Leader: Brandon Breen A beautiful, sunny, clear day. Poison oak was in full red fall color. Species Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon)) Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) [...]
In this fast paced program on Oct. 24, Norm Barrett will take you through a brief introduction of the types of dragonflies and damselflies in the county, habitats they can be found in, totally weird breeding behavior, and new discoveries. Like a foraging dragonfly, we will dart hither, thither and yon in an effort to [...]
Join Pepper Trail on a voyage to New Guinea at our first meeting of the season on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Meet and greet friends from 7 to 7:15 p.m. Meeting and program starts at 7:15 p.m. The Congregational Church meeting hall is located at The Congregational Church meeting hall is locate at 1801 E Jackson St, [...]
By Dave Ferguson One crisp January afternoon, as the sun tapered across our rose-colored living room wall, an alarming “thud” startled me and my wife from our private world of books. “What was that?” Jane shouted, swapping her reading glasses for her distance glasses. “I don’t know,” I said, as I leapt from my reclining [...]
On Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 8 p.m., Southern Oregon Public Television is premiering and pledging a brand new PBS documentary, "Audubon" on the life and times of John James Audubon.
Friday, Aug. 25, 6 - 7 p.m. Gresham Room, Ashland Public Library Saturday, Aug. 26, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Hike to Grizzly Peak Hike & Learn with the Friends of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument will host their August event with a hike diving into the interesting topic of pyrodiversity on the monument. Dr. Dennis Odion, ecologist [...]
Klamath Bird Observatory is presenting a Mountain Bird Conservation Fundraising Event featuring Noah Strycker www.noahstrycker.com on Sept. 23 at the Historic Ashland Armory. Volunteers are needed to assist with various tasks leading up to the event, and that evening, including marketing, decorations, catering, set-up/tear down, registration and other opportunities. As a volunteer, you will be able to attend the main event from [...]
Jackson County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue is hosting a free 3 hour seminar called "Surviving An Outdoor Emergency: Practical Advice on What to Do If You are in Trouble in the Backcountry." Date: Friday, Aug. 4 Time: 6 p.m. Location: Smullin Health Education Center, 2825 East Barnett Road, Medford No charge, but seating is limited to 400. First come, first served. [...]