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Episode Summary:

Today’s interview was conducted by one of our newest contributors to the show, Courtney Rae.  Courtney brings a unique perspective on wildlife and conservation issues to the show, and I’m super excited to have her on board.

esther-forbinCourtney is deeply embedded in the conservation and environmental community in Portland and beyond through her work as a community organizer with Bark as well as other environmental groups, and she’ll be continuing to explore the intersection between conservation and social justice in future episodes of the show.

For this first episode of 2017, Courtney talked with Esther Forbyn, who is the creator of a unique conservation outreach project called 30 Birds to Know in Portland.  Courtney and Esther had a wide ranging conversation focused on the connections between birding, conservation, and social justice.





30 Birds to Know in Portland

Buy the Birds to Know deck at Eberhardt Press


Audubon Portland

Feathers of Color facebook page

Explorando el Columbia Slough – bilingual event hosted by the Columbia Slough Watershed Council


Featured photos:

Birds to Know logo image by Esther Forbyn

Esther’s profile pic by Katie Pelletier of Reed Magazine

Featured image of Birds to Know presentation by Bark staff

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