A photo of Kahler Martinson standing in a wetlands.

Remembering Kahler Martinson

Kahler was one of the giants of Bird Alliance of Oregon over the past three decades, serving on our board of directors, Conservation Committee, and two tours of duty donating his time as Interim Executive Director during periods of transition.

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Great Horned Owl fledglings perched on a branch.

A Huge Win for Birds: Migratory Bird Treaty Act

“This is a huge win for our wild birds,” said Bird Alliance of Oregon Conservation Director Bob Sallinger. “The court has now made it clear that the MBTA does in fact protect wild birds from both direct and incidental take and the Trump Administration’s attempt to give bird killing industries a free pass was illegal and will not stand.”

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