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  • Second Saturday Field Trips!Second Saturday trips are back on the Calendar. Check our Field Trip page for times and locations!
  • Hesthavn Work Parties are in full swing. Click Here for more information.

2014-2015 Speaker Schedule

  • September 18: Joe Liebezelt - Avian Conservation Manager, Portland Audubon - Klamath Refuges: Hard Times for Migratory Birds

    Join us September 18, as ASC kicks off its 2014-15 general membership meeting program. Our speaker will be Joe Liebezeit, Avian Conservation Program Manager for Portland Audubon Society since 2013. Joe holds a Master’s degree in Wildlife Management from Humboldt State University and has over twenty years’ experience as a wildlife biologist. Previously he worked for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Arctic Alaska.

    As we enter the second year of drought conditions throughout the west, water woes in the Klamath Basin are reaching a critical juncture. The system is under incredible stress, with not enough water to go around. The wildlife of the Klamath Basin, particularly migratory birds, are being hit incredibly hard. More than half of all Pacific Flyway birds depend on Klamath Basin wetlands, yet, another punishing drought year could dry up what few wetlands remain. In this landscape, nature bats last, with the National Wildlife Refuges literally at the bottom of the barrel for water rights in a highly over-allocated system.

    How did we get here? Joe will discuss the history of wildlife and water usage in the Klamath Basin and what you can do to help Klamath’s wildlife.

  • October 16: Noah Strycker - Naturalist and writer His new book about distinctive characteristics of birds
  • November 20: Bridget Callahan - Oregon Wild Fiftieth Anniversary of the Wilderness Act
  • December 18: Member Slide Show!
  • Monthly Meeting Info:
    Join us the third Thursday of every month, September through May, at the meeting hall of the First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth Street. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments and visiting. Chapter Meeting commences at 7:00 p.m. followed by the guest lecture at 7:30 p.m. Questions about the series can be directed to Chris Matthews mathewsc2@comcast.net 541-754-1172

  • Open Meetings of the Board of Directors

    ASC board meetings are open to all ASC members, and the board encourages you to come and see what we do. Our monthly board meeting is on Thursday one week before the General Meeting. See the calendar on the last page of The Chat for the meeting location.


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