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Auction Items for 2019 Holiday Party

By | 2019-12-09T17:11:51-08:00 November 24th, 2019|Home Page, News Page, Uncategorized|

  Here are some of the items for sale at the Dec. 14 Holiday Potluck. The slideshow above has photos of several of the items to view by clicking on the arrows at the side of the photos. Click here for a list more items. Come and enjoy an evening of food, festivity [...]

BLM excludes monument from proposed management plan

By | 2019-10-30T13:19:57-07:00 October 30th, 2019|Home Page, 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. [...]

Volunteer to count swifts

By | 2019-10-11T18:56:36-07:00 September 6th, 2019|News Page|

It is that time of year for Vaux's Swift conduct their evening swirling acrobatics during fall migration. Rogue Valley Audubon Society members are collecting data every night this month for the citizen science project Vaux's Happening (https://www.vauxhappening.org/) and eBird at Hedrick Middle School in Medford. Feel free to join them and watch the the chimney [...]

Vaux’s Swift Night at Hedrick Middle School

By | 2019-09-15T20:47:36-07:00 August 31st, 2019|News Page|

This year’s Vaux’s Swift Family Fun Night sponsored by Rogue Valley Audubon Society at Hedrick Middle School in Medford is Monday, Sept. 9.  Join us for a joyous evening of watching the aerial display of hundreds of swifts circling and dropping into the school’s famous brick chimney. Hear about why this Medford stopover on their southern migration [...]

New Birdathon trophy awarded for 2018

By | 2019-04-30T20:48:31-07:00 September 28th, 2018|News Page|

Gretchen Hunter accepts the new Birdathon Perpetual Trophy from Boardmember Jon Deason during the September chapter meeting. Her team, the Great Greys, collected $1,625. The No Playback Woodpeckers led by Kristi Mergenthaler came in second with $1,134. The total raised for 2018 was $3,890.17. This award will be passed on each year to the Birdathon [...]

Raptor survey volunteers needed

By | 2018-02-12T19:36:46-08:00 January 8th, 2018|News Page, Volunteer|

Looking for something different to do this winter? Do you like raptors or want to learn more about them? If so, volunteer opportunities are currently available to help conduct wintering raptor surveys. The surveys will be conducted by volunteers and Sarah Norton, a graduate student at SOU. These surveys will help collect data for Sarah’s [...]

Feb. Chapter Meeting: The Birds of Patagonia

By | 2018-04-18T22:27:04-07:00 December 29th, 2017|News Page, Uncategorized|

Patagonia is a region within Chile and Argentina that occupies the southernmost portion of South America—and is one of the most magnificently scenic landscapes on earth. In this presentation Brandon Breen will share photos and experiences from a hiking and birdwatching trip he took there in February of 2015, and also provide an overview of [...]

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