Lecture, Slide Presentation     Series: On the Road with Finley and Bohlman

On the Road with Finley and Bohlman: Klamath Falls

Free and open to the public
Thursday, April 27, 2017
7PM – 8PM

  • Free
  • Family-friendly

Oregon Institute of Technology, College Union Auditorium
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601
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Event Type: Lecture, Slide PresentationAudience(s): Family-friendlyLocation: Klamath Falls

Hunting Birds with a Camera: How William Finley and Herman Bohlman Used Photography to Save Oregon’s Birds

The Oregon Historical Society is proud to present a retrospective on the work of early twentieth century nature photographers William L. Finley, Irene Finley, and Herman T. Bohlman. Scaling trees, fording rivers, and braving Oregon’s most rugged landscapes, they went to almost any lengths to capture Oregon’s birds on film. Their photographs and tireless dedication to education captivated the public and helped lead to the creation of the state’s first wildlife refuges, laying the foundation for Oregon’s legacy as a leader in conservation. Join us for a night of adventure and laughter as we explore the rarely seen, behind-the-scenes photographs and recapture the spirit of Finley’s long beloved public programs.

Finding Finley and Bohlman’s Wildlife Muses - A Lower Klamath Refuge Outing

Follow in Finley and Bohlman’s footsteps Friday, April 28th on a self-guided tour of some of the Klamath Basin’s best birding hotspots. Guide maps will be handed out at the event Tuesday night and the Refuge Headquarters at Tule Lake will be staffed with refuge employees to answer questions from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Ability Accommodation Information

This event provides the following accommodations:

  • Handicap Accessible

This project is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

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