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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…

EBird Mobile App

eBird Benefits Birds and Birders Alike

We can thank the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for eBird. Begun in 2002, this birding tool has transformed our abilities to record and share data about the birds we see, anywhere in the world. eBird’s goal is to gather each…

Barry Lopez In Forest

From Our President: Barry Lopez–Revered and Remembered

I would like to acknowledge the passing of Barry Lopez, the well-known author who lived along McKenzie River for decades. I began reading his work in the 1970s and continued to buy his books as new ones were released. I…