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Dennis Arendt With Art Nest Box

Artistic Bird Houses Exhibit

At New Zone Gallery, “Art in Birds” is a project of the McKenzie River Trust on Green Island, where the Willamette and the McKenzie Rivers meet. This collection of artistically painted bird nest boxes will be exhibited at the New…

Sandhill Cranes Painting

A History of Oregon Ornithology

A History of Oregon Ornithology: From Territorial Days to the Rise of Birding Edited by Alan L. Contreras, Vjera E. Thompson, and Nolan M. Clements Published in November of 2022 by the Oregon State University Press, A History of Ornithology…

State Of The Birds Report 2022

State of the Birds 2022: Not Good News

A coalition of 33 organizations and government agencies have reviewed the data and released the 2022 U.S. State of the Birds report. As expected, much of it is alarming. Over half of bird species are in decline, with three billion…

Geese Flying

Keeping Birds Safe on Migration using Radar Technology and You!

Migration is among the most astonishing and challenging stages in any bird’s life--a metabolically demanding journey riddled with perils, from hazardous weather and food shortages to human-caused impacts like light pollution. Fully 80% of our terrestrial migrants in North America…

Audubon In The Schools Kid Art

AITS Crew Revving Up for 2022-2023 School Year

The LCAS Audubon in the Schools (AITS) group met for lunch early this fall  to discuss the potential for AITS school sessions in this school year. Our volunteer team is eager to begin engaging students once again! Whatever the current…

Sanderlings

Closing Down Oregon Shorebird Festival

Sad news. Cape Arago Audubon has reluctantly decided it is time to put the Oregon Shorebird Festival to rest, after 34 successful runs. Once upon a time, we had truly awesome shore birding here in the fall, but that has…

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…