KBO TALK AND WALK: Birding 101
Presenters: Barry McKenzie and Shannon Rio
This presentation is for the beginning birder who would like tips on using and buying binoculars, how to begin to identify common birds, and, generally, how to get started as a budding birder.
- TALK: Wednesday, February 27th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at KBO HQ, 320 Beach Street, Ashland Oregon 97520 (Lincoln School)
- WALK: Sunday, March 3rd 8:30 am – ll:30 am at North Mountain Park,
Ashland Oregon 97520
Barry McKenzie has been birding over 40 years and loves to help others get started in birding. Shannon Rio is a wildlife educator, president of the KBO board and believer in having fun birding.
Cost: $25.00 donation to KBO. Class limited to 25 people. KBO can provide binoculars for outing. Email Shannon Rio at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 541-840-4655 to sign up.
KBO LUNCH AND LEARN: Learning to use birding apps on your phone
Presenter: Shannon Rio
Learn how to easily use birding apps without it getting in the way of birding. Sibley’s, Merlin, iBird Pro, and eBird are the apps we will talk about and practice using.
- OUTING: Wednesday, March 6th Noon – 3 pm at North Mountain Park, Ashland Oregon 97520
Cost: $10 donation to KBO. Meet under the covered gazebo at North Mountain Park. Bring your lunch, binoculars and don’t forget your phone! Email email@example.com to sign up or if you have questions or just come. Shannon’s phone: 541 840 4655.
KBO TALK AND WALK: Birding the Shasta Valley
Presenters: Frank Lospalluto and Shannon Rio
Just one hour away from Ashland is the glorious Shasta Valley. Shannon will give a presentation on the landscape and the birds of that area. Frank will then lead the all day field trip.
- TALK: Friday, March 8th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at 320 Beach Street, Ashland Oregon 97520 (Lincoln School)
- WALK: Saturday March 9th 8 am – 4 pm (meeting place to be announced at the talk)
Frank Lospalluto likes to go birding with his dog Violet. Shannon Rio is a wildlife educator and President of the KBO board.
COST: $25.00 donation to KBO. Class limited to 16 people. To sign up, contact Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 541-840-4655.