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Little Brown Bat

Bats Are Amazing and Beneficial to Humans

As summer takes hold, we see bats each evening feasting on insects under our deck overhang. As the light fades they cruise back and forth to capture insects that have lingered under the deck’s shady roof. Bats have always amazed…

California Quail

One Welcome and Two Farewells

We are pleased to welcome new Board member, Isaac Scott. Isaac is a UO grad student in Nonprofit Management. As part of his course work, he serves on a board of directors to learn about non-profit organizations first-hand. Isaac grew up…

Two People Walk In Beauty

Enjoying Nature Helps Me Stay Balanced

....Enough to Deal with the Complexities of These Challenging Times As 2021 draws to a close and we greet the New Year of 2022, economic, social, public health, and environmental instability looms for an uncertain future. As conservationists we have…

Green Heron With Chicks

From Our Treasurer: Birding in All Its Forms

The pleasure we take in birding has many forms: serious birdwatching, casual birding, reading books or watching videos about birds, listening to bird-related presentations and podcasts, helping others learn about our avian friends, conserving bird habitats, doing citizen science–the list…

Townsend's Warbler

Lane Audubon has a NEW WEBSITE!

We are happy to announce that we have updated our website to WordPress, which is a simpler, more user-friendly management system. This project has been in the works for almost 2 years. Our old one, constructed in 2013, was difficult…

Whittaker Creek

Water: Essential and Delightful

Along with many other critical environmental problems, water is becoming one of the most crucial and scarce resources we need for life on earth. September is typically the driest time of the year in Oregon, and water supplies had already…

Nature’s Wonders Delight Me This Time of Year

Celebrate Nature is on my calendar as we enjoy late spring and the arrival of summer. This time of year, I want to hang out in my garden where I keep ears and eyes open for birds, butterflies, and any…