December 2 bird walk turns into bird rescue

On Dec. 2nd, Matt Hunter offered a bird walk at Ford’s Pond and I was the only initial participant with Mark Hamm arriving later. We had not gone far along the pond’s southern edge from the parking lot, when Matt pointed out there was a 1st year male...

Roseburg-Sutherlin CBC–December 21, 2019

We had a wet day, but I was amazed at the happy and smiling faces at our countdown dinner. Despite the rain people enjoyed the day and had fun experiences and stories to tell. And… it was nice to be in a dry, warm place with friends and yummy food after a big day....

May 5, 2019 Bird Listening Event Report

A little over 30 people listened intently to bird sounds from Diana Wales’s back deck as Matt Hunter wrote down the species we were hearing. After about 5-10 minutes, Matt began pointing out the more noticeable birds that all could hear. After about 30 minutes...

2019 Raptor Run – Feb 9

Dale and I were sure Saturday’s weather would cancel our annual Raptor Run, but so many hardy souls turned up full of energy we decided to give it a try.  I think we had 11 people, maybe more.  I never did pull out my clip board to get people’s names because...

2018 Green Heron (Butorides virescens) Project

During the spring and summer of 2018, Umpqua Valley Audubon Society partnered with Umpqua Wildlife Rescue to rescue, rehab and release urban nesting Green Herons.  First heron came in on 28 May 2018 and the last one on September 3 2018.  17 young green herons came...