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Ram Papish Artwork Book Cover

Art by Ram Papish Graces This Book Cover

Editor’s note: Ram Papish has been a recurring, and always entertaining, presenter at our LCAS Program Meetings. For months I have kept an Oregon’s Birds poster that he created on my computer’s desk top just because I liked it so…

Drone

Drones Can Cause Harm to Birds

Please do not use drones for bird photography or videography as they may cause harm to birds. The birds are likely to perceive the drone as a predator and leave their roosting or nesting area. Drones could disturb them to…

Golden-winged Warbler Drawing

Enthusiasm Expressed for Audubon Adventures

Dear Cecelia Hagen, My students loved the Audubon Adventures Magazines and learned many facts from them. First, they liked learning about climate change and what they can do to protect our important ozone layer. They loved hearing about the young…

Kid's Drawing Chickadee

Audubon Adventures Helping Students Draw Connections to Nature

Nora Hagerty, a first-grade teacher at Adams Elementary, kindly responded to a request for insight into how educators are using the Audubon Adventures materials. Her creative and innovative ideas clearly help her students appreciate birds and the interwoven world they…

Herb Wisner

Why We Honor Herb Wisner

Herb Wisner passed away on February 20th, 2022, just short of his 100th birthday. The following article was published prior to his passing. You can join Herb’s 100th birthday celebration, by mailing cards/letters to this address: Herb Wisner, 2965 Olive…

Herb Wisner

Herb Wisner Would Have Been 100 on March 24, 2022

Lane Audubon is sad to report the passing of life-long Audubon member, Herb Wisner on February 20th. Herb, a Lane Audubon Board member and long-time organizer of the Eugene Christmas Bird Count, was a teacher, writer and committed naturalist and…

Alan Contreras With Boat

A New Big Year Record for Lane County

By Alan Contreras Lane County’s previous Big Year record of 289 was set by Dave Irons in 2008. I finished at 296 in 2021! In doing this, I birded in Lane County away from my house on 150 days. Sally…