Enrichment: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Enrichment is essential for any animal kept in human care like our wild residents, and even your dog, cat or guinea pig. It can come in many forms, but its purpose in the most basic form is to provide animals the opportunity to exhibit natural behaviors that are otherwise hard to simulate.

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Crow Magnons: A Day in the Life of a Birdathon Team

Ever wonder what it takes for a Birdathon team to spot 104 species in a single day? David Mandell, co-leader of the Crow Magnons, talks us through all the places and species they saw on their 15 hour birding trip through Wasco County, all while raising funds to protect native birds and habitat!

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Together for Nature

Welcome to the new website, just one piece of a two-year effort to transform Portland Audubon’s visual brand so that it reflects the incredible work we do, bolstering our efforts across the state to make a difference for Oregon’s wildlife and wild places.

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A Century in the Life of a Logo

These archives show the evolution of our organization, including our logo. Hidden among wildlife photos by William Finley and Herman Bohlman, and paintings by R. Bruce Horsfall, one particular slide stands out: a painting of a Rufous Hummingbird encircled by the words “Oregon Audubon Society.” This early logo, hand-drawn by Horsfall, dates back to at least 1919.

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