|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!
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.
Tuesday, October 14 - Thursday, October 16
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All programs begin at 6:30 p.m. with free refreshments. Location: Deer Creek Center,
1241 Illinois River Road, Selma.
Friday, September 26 - "Al Hobart's Winding Trails" presented by Lee Webb and Phil Hicks
Friday, October 17 - "Hiking the John Muir Trail-- Botanical Adventures and Beyond" -
presented by Gary and Lauren Lester
Friday, November 14 - "Siskiyou Crest Trails" - presented by Luke Ruediger
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If you have questions about class registration please call 541-597-8530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Al Hobart's Winding Trails
Friday, September 26, 2014Lee Webb and Phil Hicks will present a historical retrospective of the life of Alva (Al) Hobart, amateur botanist and explorer, who roamed most of the Siskiyous and made many important discoveries about the region's plants.
"Although my formal education ended with high school, except for occasion... Read more...
Intermediate Bryophytes on Rock Substrates
Monday, October 13, 2014Diverse bryophytes thrive in the Siskiyous' complex geology. The class will explore these fascinating non-vascular plants in both the lab and field. Students will learn how to use various identification techniques and microscopy. Then the class will move to the field and collect bryophytes for ident... Read more...
Hiking the John Muir Trail - Botanical Adventures and Beyond
Friday, October 17, 2014Humboldt County botanists and bird watchers Gary and Lauren Lester will share their 250-mile trek on the world’s most famous trail, which begins in Yosemite Valley and ends on top of Mt. Whitney (14,505’, the highest peak in the lower 48 States). They encountered fabled endemic Sierran plant species... Read more...
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