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Memories of Summer on Ladd Marsh

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Conservation Biologist Explains Why ‘Feathers’ Matter

Conservation Biologist Thor Hanson, in a recent and fascinating interview on National Public Radio, explained why feathers evolved and why they are so significant. You can read or hear this interview, as well as read an excerpt from Hanson’s new … Continue reading

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces $5.7 Million in State Wildlife Grants to Help Imperiled Species

August 23, 2012 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced that more than $5.7 million in grants will be awarded to seven state fish and wildlife agencies to help conserve and recover imperiled species and habitats through the State … Continue reading

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Birds and Blooms Field Trip, Saturday, June 9, 2012

Join the Friends for a wildflower and bird walk among the camas on Ladd Marsh. We’ll enjoy the meadow flowers and the bird song on a June morning. Meet at Ladd Marsh headquarters on Pierce Road at 9:00 AM. We … Continue reading

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Sunday Field Trips, May 20

Sunday, May 20 the Friends of Ladd Marsh will host several birding field trips guided by local experts. Visit the FOLM booth on Friday evening or Saturday to register for a field tip.

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Saturday Birding

Ladd Marsh will be open for birding on Saturday, May 19. Birding stations around the marsh will be staffed with expert birders and plein air artists. Registration opens at 6:00 AM at the Tule Lake Natural Area on Peach Road.

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Plein Air painting at Ladd Marsh Birdathon on May 19th (9 AM – Noon)

ArtsEast has enlisted artists to do plein air painting at the 7thAnnual Ladd Marsh Birdathon on May 19, in partnership with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Friends of Ladd Marsh. Learn more at ArtsEast.

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Ladd Marsh Bird-a-thon May 18, 19, 20, 2012

A Community Celebration of International Migratory Bird Day The Ladd Marsh Birdathon is an uncrowded, non-competitive birding opportunity for the family – And it’s free! The Ladd Marsh Birdathon is held at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Ladd … Continue reading

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Penguin Kickoff for Bird-A-Thon with Noah Strycker

Noah Strycker’s presentation about penguins in Antarctica will kick things off on Friday, May 18 at 7:00 PM. Ice, penguins, and the cold comforts of living and working in Antarctica will be featured in a lively slide show by Eugene-area … Continue reading

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Owl Search – Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012

The few, the brave and the cold-hardy spent an enjoyable evening searching for owls on Ladd Marsh recently. Cathy Nowak, ODFW Wildlife biologist, led this trip as we visited “owly” locations, played recorded calls, and located three species of owls … Continue reading

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