|PO Box 207|
1241 Illinois River Rd
Selma, OR 97538
Phone: (541) 597-8530
Fax: (541) 597-8533
Contact: Siskiyou Field Institute
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
Welcome to Siskiyou Field Institute, where learning is a daily adventure!
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CELEBRATE SPRING AT BIRDS & BREWS THIS SATURDAY, MAY 28 *
THREE LIVE BANDS: $8 Mountain, Broadway Phil and the Shouters, Michelle LeComte and Tim Wallace
*Microbrews from four southern Oregon breweries plus local wine *Silent Auction, raffle prizes from Foris and Troon
8:00 a.m. (Bird walk) to 6:00 p.m. Nature activities for children and adults -- nest box building, Wildlife Images raptors, learning in Pacifica's Caterpillar lab, nature walks
Live music, beverages and food start at noon
Ice cream, root beer floats
We provide educational trails for you to explore our intriguing bioregion —
whether you're an adventure seeker, simply want to join a guided hike
or are a professional wanting to enhance your job skills.
Our adult education courses combine the best of classroom and field
experiences in the natural sciences. The instructors are top experts
in our bioregion, specializing in subjects from aquatic invertebrates
SFI youth education programs are specifically designed
to align with Next Generation Science Standards created
by a partnership of the National Research Council, the National
Science Teachers Association, the American Association
for the Advancement of Science, and Achieve.
The mission of the Siskiyou Field Institute is to increase the understanding of, and connection to the Klamath-Siskiyou ecoregion through education, scientific research, and public engagement.
Youth Education Programs
Attention, teachers: If you're interested in bringing your class out to SFI this spring for Youth Education Programs, please contact us at 541-597-8530, extension 315 or email email@example.com.
Adult Education Field Courses
Announcements: The Coastal Marine Life field courses on June 5 and August 20 will now be based in Brookings, meeting location to be announced soon.
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Coastal Marine Life 1
Sunday, June 05, 2016Join us in exploring the extremely diverse wet habitats and “bizarre” life forms dwelling along the ragged edge of mountain ranges on the Curry County wild rivers coast. You’ll meet many local ocean animals, plants, environments, issues, and become familiar with the physical, biological, and oceanog... Read more...
Spring Mushroom Foray 2
Sunday, June 05, 2016Learn all about spring-fruiting fungi, including morels and more. Class emphasis will be identifying edible mushrooms as well as inedible and toxic species. We’ll start with a brief spring mushroom overview at the Ashland Food Co-Op Community Classroom, then drive up Highway 66 to foray near Howard ... Read more...
Native Bees of the Siskiyous
Friday, June 10, 2016Designed for both professional entomologists and botanists and amateur naturalists, this field course will introduce you to the bioregion’s native bees, teach you to identify species in the field and lab, and provide fascinating insights into bee social structure and behavior. They serve an ess... Read more...
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