The following is a time line of significant events that have affected the land and ownership of the property now comprising the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), with an emphasis on the period from early European settlement until...
Hand painted glass slide of a White Pelican breeding colony at Malheur lake taken by Finley and Bohlman during a 1908 photography trip to the area that would later help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.
A hand painted glass slide of an American White Pelican with its young at Malheur lake in 1908, photographed by Finley and Bohlman. Finley and Bohlman photographs would help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.
Rare at have action shots during this era of photography Finley and Bohlman are able to capture an American white pelican in flight at Klamath Marsh in 1905. These photographs would later help President Roosevelt declare Klamath Marsh a bird refuge...
A Finley and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of American White Pelican's at Klamath Marsh, 1905. Klamath would later become a bird refuge in 1908 due mainly to photographs Finley and Bohlman took of the area in 1905.
A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman showing a pair of American White Pelican with thier young at a nest site in Klamath Marsh, 1905. Upon hatching, the young pelicans are totally dependent on parents for food, warmth, and protection.
A White Pelican nesting colony at Klamath Marsh, 1905, taken by Finley and Bohlman. Klamath would later become a bird refuge in 1908 after President Roosevelt viewed photographs of the area taken by Finley and Bohlman from 1905.