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2018 Job Opportunities, Volunteer & Internships
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2018 Adult Education Courses
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2018 A Botanical Exploration of Mt. Eddy and Caldwell Lakes
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2018 A Geological Exploration of the Crater Lake Rim
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2018 A Naturalist's Guide to Southern Oregon Beetles
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2018 Beginner's Guide to Bryophytes
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2018 Birding the Wood River by Canoe
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2018 Birds and Botany of Crater Lake National Park
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2018 Birds and Botany of the South Warner Wilderness
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2018 Birds, Blooms and Bumbles on Mt. Ashland
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2018 Botanizing Bigelow Lakes
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2018 Coastal Marine Life
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2018 Courses by Date
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2018 Crash Course in Flowering Plant Families
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2018 Edible Mushrooms of the Southern Cascades
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2018 Exploring the Hidden World of Truffles
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2018 Family Camp Course: Climate Change and Biodiversity
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2018 Forest Mushrooms of Southwest Oregon/ Northwest California
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2018 Geology of the Medicine Shield Volcano - SOLD OUT
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2018 Introduction to Butterflies and Moths of the Siskiyous
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2018 Landscaping with Oregon Natives
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2018 Raptors and Waterbirds of the Klamath Basin
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2018 Rogue River Natural History and Restoration from a Raft
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2018 Salmon Biology
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2018 Serpentine Geobotany of the Middle Fork Smith River
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2018 The Art of Mt. Shasta Wildflowers
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2018 Traditional Ecological Knowledge Trip on the Klamath River
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2018 Veva Stansell Country: A Weekend in the Pistol River/Hunter Creek Area
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2018 Veva Stansell Country: Botanical Sketching
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2018 Veva Stansell Country: Botanizing Signal Butte
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2018 Veva Stansell Country: Ecology of the Pistol River
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2018 Veva Stansell Country: Wildflower Photography
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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-Thursday (winter hours)
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2018 Rogue River Natural History and Restoration from a Raft

   Rogue trip            

Instructor: Craig Tuss
Date: Sunday, August 19, 2018
Location: Meet at TouVelle State Park, Central Point, OR
Tuition: $165
 
Ride the Rogue and immerse yourself in its ecology during this removal and restoration adventure. Two dams have been removed from the Rogue. And with the establishment of the Open Rivers Fund by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, removal and modernization of up to 50 Rogue Valley basin dams and river impediments has become a 10-year goal. The Beeson Robison dam on Wagner Creek has already been removed to improve fish passage. Topics we'll discuss include methods of removal, sediment loads, impact on fish, and restoration measures. The class will board large rafts at Touvelle State Park boat launch, then float approximately six miles downstream, stopping to observe and discuss river processes including sediment movement, habitat complexity, and river channel features.

At the site of the former Gold Ray dam, you’ll be briefed on what’s happened and what’s being monitored post-dam. You’ll also pause at the mouth of Bear Creek to learn about restoration efforts. Tuition includes the rafting trip, provided by Liquid Expeditions.


 

Please note: Trip itineraries may change depending on seasonal river levels.


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