April 2018 News from our Chapter

General Meeting April 10th

We will have two guest speakers sharing wtih us: Tom Essex and Ron Larson

Choosing the Best Bird House with Tom Essex

We will discuss the following ideas of what to look for when purchasing or building a bird house to fit your backyard.
1. Species of bird to be attracted.
2. Where do I locate the box.
3. Do the dimensions of the box matter?
4. What to look for in nest box construction.
5. Should one worry about predators and competition from other species?
And much more...

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Naturescaping: Landscaping for Wildlife with Ron Larson

One of the joys of living in the Klamath Basin is the many areas to see birds and other wildlife, and that includes in your own backyard habitat. There are a few simple things anyone can do to attract more birds and beneficial insects to your yard, even if you live in the city. Ron will provide you with the fundamentals to do that and your effort should provide you with many hours of enjoyment and the satisfaction of knowing you’re helping nature.

 The fun begins at 6:30pm for a time of socializing and tasty snacks.  The presentations will begin at approximately 7: 15 at the Fisher Nicholson Realty Office, 403 Main St., Klamath Falls  We hope you will join us for this fun and informative evening.

The fun begins at 6:30pm for a time of socializing and tasty snacks.  The presentations will begin at approximately 7: 15 at the Fisher Nicholson Realty Office, 403 Main St., Klamath Falls

We hope you will join us for this fun and informative evening.

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Field Trip Saturday, April 28th

We will be taking a walking trip on a rutted dirt road along the Klamath River, visiting several different ecological types:  riparian, conifer, chapparel, canyon.  Wear layers, hiking shoes, bring water and snacks.   This trip will end by late morning. 

Meet at 8 AM at the USFWS office at California St, off of the south Hwy 97 on ramp.  Carpooling is recommended.  Contact Mary Ellen Sargent, 541-850-3926 with questions.  

Mark Your Calendars

April 4 - Board Meeting: Chamber of Commerce, 205 Riverside Dr. Ste. A : 3 pm - 5 p.m. All members welcome

April 10 - General Meeting: Fisher Nicholson Realty Office, 403 Main St.  6:30 pm – 9:00 pm.  Public is invited.