Whitewater Rafting meets Backcountry Glamping

Momentum River Expeditions Upper Klamath

Ashland’s Momentum River Expeditions has a new river trip for 2015. The Upper Klamath 2-Day Multi-Sport starts from Ashland and combines rafting some of the best summer whitewater on the West Coast with an ultra-comfortable private backcountry camp (think glamping) and options for mountain biking, running, inflatable kayaking, and fly fishing.

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A first-time festival strictly for the birds

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Photo by Greg Gillson, Pacific NW Birder

More and more enthusiasts from around the world are making Ashland their base camp for birding. The first-ever Mountain Bird Festival is coming to Ashland from May 30 to June 1, 2014. Klamath Bird Observatory will host this community conservation event this spring in partnership with the City of Ashland, the Ashland Chamber of CommerceScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, and many other organizations. The Mountain Bird Festival combines a celebration of the region’s spectacular mountain birds with the stewardship ethic needed to ensure thriving landscapes for humans and wildlife. Every citizen who participates in this festival acts as a significant steward of the science that drives conservation.

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