Northern Spotted Owl baby perched on hole in tree

Year-End Giving Makes All the Difference for Birds

There are so many reasons people are inspired to support Bird Alliance of Oregon, and it is a privilege to help you fulfill your personal mission. But, no matter your reason, we need your support, because climate change is threatening all the things we hold most dear.

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A Northern Spotted Owl perches on a mossy branch, while looking up towards the upper tree canopy.

The Why of Giving

These are some of the many reasons donors tell me they give to Bird Alliance of Oregon. The breadth of our organization’s mission is important. Folks say they like that with one gift they can support many things they care about, including conservation, education, the protection of birds and their habitat statewide, and treatment for injured animals.

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Bird Alliance of Oregon monument sign

Reimagining Our Signage and Educational Displays

The current signage and displays at our sanctuary have served us well for years, but they are overdue for an upgrade. Many are faded, some are broken, and the messaging needs to be updated. A small team, made up of representatives from Education, Conservation, Sanctuaries, our Board Equity Committee, and Communications, have joined together to reimagine what new signage and interpretive displays could look and feel like, and we’re excited by the possibilities.

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A Bald Eagle flies out of a white enclosure in a field full of yellow flowers.

Wildlife Care Center: Past, Present, and Future

William Finley understood something when he founded Bird Alliance of Oregon in 1902 that remains an essential part of how we approach conservation today: Having empathy and appreciation for the wild animals that surround us is often the first step toward developing a conservation ethic. The new building will allow us to do so much more for the animals, and engage so many more people in the life-changing experience of helping a wild animal.

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A photo of a flock of Sandhill Cranes in flight.

Planned Giving: Gifts from the Heart

Bird Alliance of Oregon would not have the reach, influence, or ability to do the quality work we do in conservation and education today without the legacy gifts of the people who came before us. It’s that simple. Without these gifts we could do less for the environment, touch fewer human lives, and care for fewer wild animals.

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