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Mar 26, 2013
Young eagle had been poisoned by meat from euthanized horsesOn March 27, the Audubon Society of Portland will release a year-old male bald eagle back into the wild in Winlock, Wash. The eagle is one of seven that were found poisoned in the Winlock area last week. The eagles were feeding on two horses that had been euthanized with a barbiturate called Euthasol and then left exposed in the environment. The other six eagles are being treated at the West Sound Wildlife Center.
Mar 07, 2013
- The Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) and the Audubon Society of Portland have filed a petition requesting U.S. Secretary of Interior, Ken Salazar, to revoke the December 2011 Record of Decision allowing industrial scale wind development on Steens Mountain. The crumbling financial and regulatory framework for a proposed industrial wind facility on Steens Mountain has spurred on conservationists to petition the Secretary of the Interior to withdraw its approval of the project they contest is ill-sited and illegal.
Feb 26, 2013
Expert birder Dan van den Broek will lead a search for tropical birds April 13-26, 2013The Audubon Society of Portland is leading a birding trip to the verdant world of Costa Rica this April 13-26, but there are only a few spots left on the warm-weather expedition. Participants can expect to see well over 250 species of fascinating birds on their journey, along with an assortment of tropical mammals, butterﬂies and reptiles.
May 17, 2013The Atlantic Cities
- The next time you're trying to talk your way out of a speeding ticket, try offering the officer a handful of fuzzy, dawdling ducklings. Police have a big soft spot for baby ducks, sometimes dropping everything just to assist them in crossing the road.
May 07, 2013The Oregonian
- Pacific Power spared the nest of a mating pair of Northern flickers, thanks to help from a Northeast Portland resident, the Audubon Society of Portland, a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service biologist and an arcane law dating back to 1918.
Apr 30, 2013The Oregonian
- A bill that appears to be marching toward approval would make it a crime to feed the critters that some find adorable but can become a menacing health threat, according to state wildlife managers and the Audubon Society of Portland.