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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-Friday
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Welcome to Siskiyou Field Institute!
 

Photo by Mike Potts

Photo by Mike Potts

Siskiyou Field Institute's mission is to introduce people to one of the most diverse and intriguing bioregions in the world - the Klamath-Siskiyou Mountains - through field-based natural history classes.
 
Our classes offer lifelong learning opportunities about this wonderful region to people of all ages. Whether you're curious about birds or botany, butterflies or bryophytes, wildflower photography or botanical illustration - you're sure to find classes at Siskiyou Field Institute that catch your interest. 

 


PLEASE NOTE: Our October Free Friday Night Learning program has been rescheduled for this Friday, October 24. Learn all about the Yurok Tribe's efforts to restore habitat for the California Condor. Tiana Williams, wildlife biologist working for the Tribe, will present "Cultural Trails: Returning the Condor to Yurok Country," this Friday, 6:30 p.m. Don't miss it!


Upcoming Classes and Programs
 
"Cultural Trails: Bringing Back the California Condor to Yurok Country" presented by Tiana Williams, wildlife biologist for the Yurok Tribe.
Friday, October 24

Edible Mushrooms of the Siskiyous -SOLD OUT
Sunday, October 26
*Please call 541-597-8530 to have your name added to the waiting list.

Forest Mushrooms of Southwest Oregon/Northwest California - SOLD OUT
Friday, November 7 - Sunday, November 9
*Please call 541-597-8530 to add your name to the class waiting list.

 
"Siskiyou Crest Trails" - presented by Luke Ruediger.
Friday, November 14

 

All programs begin at 6:30 p.m. with free refreshments. Location: Deer Creek Center,
1241 Illinois River Road, Selma.

Friday, October 24 - "Cultural Trails: Bringing Back the California Condor to Yurok Country" presented by Tiana Williams, wildlife biologist for the Yurok Tribe.
* Please note change in program and date. The John Muir Trail program has been postponed until next season. 
Tiana Williams will give an update on the Tribe's California Condor Reintroduction Initiative and talk about the importance of condor habitat restoration in the Yurok's world view and stewardship ethic.

Friday, November 14 - "Siskiyou Crest Trails" - presented by Luke Ruediger
The presentation titled "The Siskiyou Crest: Trails, treks, and biodiversity" will highlight the Siskiyou Crest as it extends from the Coast Range of northern California to the southern Cascade Mountains near the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Renowned for its biodiversity and the amazing connectivity corridor this unusual east-west tending mountain range provides, the region also offers miles of back-country trails and wildland habitats. Join Luke Ruediger, author of The Siskiyou Crest: Hikes, history, and ecology to explore the trails and biodiversity of this beautiful region.
 
 
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If you have questions about class registration please call 541-597-8530 or email institute@thesfi.org.

 




 

 
 

 
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Edible Mushrooms of the Siskiyous
Sunday, October 26, 2014
A day-long field course on identifying mushrooms begins with a classroom session on edible mushroom species and then continues with a foray in the Cave Junction area. Meets at Deer Creek Center in Selma.  Read more... 
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Forest Mushrooms of Southwest Oregon/Northwest California
Friday, November 07, 2014
An in-depth survey of fungi within the bioregion exploring mushrooms both edible and inedible or toxic, and lots more. Class begins at Deer Creek Center in Selma Friday afternoon, continues with a foray in the Smith River Canyon area and on the coast. Class ends with a coastal field trip in the Broo...  Read more... 
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The Siskiyou Crest: Trails, treks, and biodiversity
Friday, November 14, 2014
The presentation titled "The Siskiyou Crest: Trails, treks, and biodiversity" will highlight the Siskiyou Crest as it extends from the Coast Range of northern California to the southern Cascade Mountains near the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Renowned for its biodiversity and the amazing conne...  Read more... 
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