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RVAS February 2020 Program

By | 2020-01-29T09:47:23-08:00 January 29th, 2020|Home Page, 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 | 2020-01-02T17:45:57-08:00 January 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 November 2019 Program CANCELED

By | 2019-11-27T16:02:28-08:00 November 25th, 2019|News Page|

This program has been canceled due to the potential for severe weather. NOVEMBER Program Tuesday, November 26 at 7:00 pm FIGHTING CRIME WITH FEATHERS:  The Casebook of a Forensic Ornithologist Presented by PEPPER TRAIL   Join us as our own Pepper Trail, the world’s leading forensic ornithologist, lifts the curtain on the secret world of [...]

RVAS January 2020 Program

By | 2020-01-29T08:51:06-08:00 November 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 | 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. [...]

RVAS October 2019 Program

By | 2019-10-30T12:31:12-07:00 September 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 [...]

RVAS September 2019 Program

By | 2019-09-26T11:16:30-07:00 September 16th, 2019|News Page|

SEPTEMBER Program Tuesday, September 24 at 7:00 pm “Birding Malheur and Harney County in Any Season” Presented by Harry Fuller We will explore this wonderful mix of sagebrush steppe, freshwater marsh, conifer-clogged canyons and sub-alpine meadows. Here Great Basin birds mix with those of the Pacific Slope: Black and Forster’s Terns, Sandhill Cranes and Trumpeter [...]

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