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Thursday, June 24th, 2021

KBO Birdwatching at Dunn Ranch


Family Birding Adventure w/ Klamath Bird Observatory


Join Sooney Viani and Shannon Rio for family birding fun at the historic Dunn Ranch 9am-12am. Events include learning to make your own binoculars from simple materials and to use them. Learn about some of the common birds seen most every day on the ranch. Learn to use real binoculars and to identify the common birds by the way they look and the way they sound. 


Bring a family field journal to add notes and drawings about our time (optional). This is the first of 3 family bird related outings that will take place at the Dunn Ranch this summer. All ages are welcome.


Be sure to wear sturdy shoes, a sun hat and bring water.


Sooney and Shannon are nature educators whose focus is on having fun. Shannon works with the Klamath Bird Observatory, a science based local organization that protects birds. Sooney is a retired elementary school teacher who loves birds and teaching about nature.




Jubba & Stone


Jubba and Stone are founding members of the international award winning dub-jam band, Dubtonic Kru. They had a big victory in 2010, when they represented themselves and Jamaica in the Global Battle of the Bands multi genre competition in Malaysia. They were among bands from 17 countries, vying for the title, “Best New Band in The World”. They have also been recipients of a US Congressional Proclamation, The Simba Award from Coalition to Preserve Reggae and the 2012 Band of the Year award from The Jamaica Star. 


Word on the Street 


Word on the street Is a local food revolution that is driven to find people that believe in the same things they do. Check

them out on Facebook to learn more. 

Haas Caribbean Craft Kitchen


Combining rustic, authentic Caribbean flavors with modern cooking techniques prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Check them out on Facebook to learn more. 



Dunn Ranch Farmstand 

We'll be mixing handcrafted cocktails featuring local ingredients, as well as serving beer and wine. Additionally, we'll have many non-alcoholic options. 

Getting Here:

We are located at the south end of Ashland on Hwy 66 towards Emigrant Lake. Here's our address: 4224 OR-66, Ashland, OR 97520. We have ample parking at the Ranch but encourage you to carpool or ride here. If you have any questions, please reach out to: 

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