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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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2016 Klamath River Natural History from a Raft


Photo by Kathleen Pyle

*This class is sold out. Please call us at 541-597-8530 to place your name on the waiting list.

Instructor: Joshua Strange, Ph.D
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Location: Meet in Happy Camp, CA
Tuition: $155


Drift down the Klamath River as you learn all about its geologic origins and unusual course from high desert farmland to steep, wild mountain canyons. We’ll ride a portion of this majestic river in its rush to the Pacific and discuss the Klamath’s stream ecology, including its unique temperature profile, the secret life of its freshwater mussels, and much more. We’ll also watch for abundant wildlife – including Osprey, Bald and Golden Eagles— hunting and nesting along the river, and hear how native tribes relied on the Klamath’s bounty and cleverly managed its resources. We will discuss human threats as well as opportunities to help restore this mighty river of salmon to its former glory and a symbol of hope.

Rafts and guiding provided by Liquid Expeditions.
 

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