|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!
*PLEASE NOTE: The date of the Youth Middle School Wilderness Trip has changed to August 5-7.
Adult Education field courses July 31 -August 21:
Glaciers, Plutons and Geopolitics of Grayback - Sunday, July 31
Orienteering - Saturday, August 6
Ophiolite Delights: Klamath Geology from the Illinois to the Smith - Saturday, August 6
Coastal Marine Life - Saturday, August 20
Rogue Undammed: River Ecology from a Raft - Sunday, August 21
SFI in the NEWS!
SFI's Executive Director Robin Hartmann speaks about Outdoor School for All on KOBI Channel 5 in Medford.
July 17 article on SFI's Dragonflies Workshop in the Grants Pass Daily Courier.
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.
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.
Youth Education Programs
Attention, teachers: If you're interested in bringing
your class out to SFI this fall for Youth Education Programs, please contact us at 541-597-8530, extension 315 or email email@example.com.
Our classes offer lifelong learning opportunities about this
wonderful region. Whether you're curious about birds or
botany, butterflies or geology, wildflower photography or
nature writing — you're sure to find classes at Siskiyou Field Institute
that catch your interest.
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Glaciers, Plutons and Geopolitics of Grayback
Sunday, July 31, 2016The Grayback is a stitching pluton, a granitic weld riveting together two great rock slabs that --with over a dozen other seafloors -- make up the Klamaths. Learn the latest research about how plutons evolve, and what this says about glaciers. (Find out why a “plutocracy” is the best government mone... Read more...
Ophiolite Delights: Klamath Geology from the Illinois to the Smith
Saturday, August 06, 2016Learn the latest research about why our geology is so famous. Find out why the Klamaths are only loosely attached to the continent and why the coast moves towards Alaska faster than our own interior valleys do. This course will look at five river, road, and ocean cuts that sketch one of the world’s ... Read more...
Saturday, August 06, 2016Gain confidence in plotting your back-country hikes and returning safely. Learn how to use simple navigational tools including map, compass and solar position to prevent lost hours in the wilderness. Become expert in interpreting topographic maps to steer your way. This field course is invaluable tr... Read more...
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