Klamath Bird Oservatory

Rating: 5 stars   10 reviews


PO Box 758 Ashland OR 97520 USA


Study and protection of wild bird communities


Rearch and monitoring - conducts long-term monitoring and applied and theoretical research projects that use birds as ecological indicators. Birds tell us about the functioning of the environment as a whole, and this has important consequences for birds, other wildlife, and human communities.

education, informatics, science development, conservation - develop and deliver scientific results and bird conservation messages to decision makers in support of sustainable natural resource management and ecosystem conservation. Provide technical and human resources for effective data input, management, discovery, access, and analysis. Maintain and expand collaborations to provide capacity for meeting our mission and maximizing the effectiveness of our work and conservation outcomes. Through internships and workshops, provide technical skill development in the areas of bird monitoring and research methodologies, science delivery, and science education. Provide unique and diverse community learning opportunities that foster an appreciation for birds and an interest in science-based bird and habitat conservation. Integrate needs for science and outdoor education by delivering curriculum and supporting programming.

2010 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

Provided guidance in organization, management development, strategic planning, product development and fund raising from inception until January 2010. Saw the organization develop scientific prowess, develop tools to help manage bird habitat resources, become a local and national community leader and contributor, build a strong management team and achieve close to $1million in grants.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

all aspects of successful growth from start-up to its current state of close to $1million in grants/funding and to achieve both local and national recognition

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

participating in it's growth- scientifically, management depth and financially, from start-up to January 2010.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

comitted to the organization and its objectives, professional, fun loving

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

be financially stable and increase its contribution to developing tools and recommendations for the preservation of the environment

Ways to make it better...

My residence was in Ashland, OR (KBO's location) rather than in Vancouver, WA, some 300 miles distant.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

ongoing funding(federal and private) to support research and development efforts

One thing I'd also say is that...

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About every week

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