OSNA Membership Renewal Season Changes: As announced in an email from OSNA on October 11, OSNA’s membership database for the Association of Field Ornithologists, Raptor Research Foundation, Wilson Ornithological Society and American Ornithological Society (formerly AOU and COS), will move to a new cloud-based membership management system, MemberSuite. This new system will provide members with […]
Sacramento Conference Abstract and Program Book Available
The abstract and program book is now available online for this week’s annual conference in Sacramento, California. For more information on conference events and how to attend, visit https://raptorresearchfoundation.org/conferences/current-conference.
RRF Director Dr Fabrizio Sergio awarded the 2012 Watson Raptor Science Prize!
Congratulations to our Eurasian Director, Dr Fabrizio Sergio, who has been awarded the 2012 Watson Raptor Science Prize! This annual prize, established in the name of the late Donald & Jeff Watson, was set up to recognise the most outstanding, peer-reviewed scientific publication on raptor ecology, based on research undertaken in Europe. Fabrizio won for […]
In response to the recent email about the proposed Society for Ornithology, the Raptor Research Foundation wrote a formal response and shared its perspectives with the rest of the OSNA community. RRF has rejected the concept of the SFO outright. Background information on the SFO can be found in the October 2011 Ornithological Newsletter and […]
2011 Annual RRF Meeting Abstracts and Program Book available online
The 2011 Annual Raptor Research Foundation Conference will be held in Duluth Minnesota the first week of October. The meeting will host 119 scientific presentations including 93 oral presentations and 26 posters. For more information visit the conference website or download one of the pdf documents linked below. Conference Schedule Abstracts Full Program Book (~5MB […]
The 2011 election results are now final. Please help us welcome the new members of the RRF Board of Directors: Eurasian: Fabrizio Sergio North American #3: Rick Harness Director at Large #3: Rob Bierregaard Director at Large #6: Miguel Ferrer Their 3-year terms begin 1 January 2012. We had a great ballot of potential candidates […]
Call for Action: Spent Lead Ammunition Bills in US Congress
Issue: United States Congressional Bills S838 and HR1558 recently introduced by the U.S.-based Congressional Sportsman’s Caucus (CSC) have the potential for negative impacts on wildlife, including raptors, by forever preventing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from regulating on lead in ammunition. Publicity from the CSC and others regarding these bills claim there is “no credible […]