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Siskiyou Field Institute

June 2021

Intro to Siskiyou & Cascade Butterflies & Diurnal Moths

June 25 @ 9:30 am - June 27 @ 4:30 pm
Siskiyou Field Institute, 1241 Illinois River Rd
Selma, OR 97538 United States
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$165.00

Dive into the world of Lepidoptera in this introduction to butterflies & moths…what they are, what they do, the extraordinarily high biodiversity of the region, and ID-ing local species. One online session followed by two field days practicing observational, netting, and identification skills among dozens of butterfly and moth species.

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July 2021

A Coastal Geology Tour

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Siskiyou Field Institute, 1241 Illinois River Rd
Selma, OR 97538 United States
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$80

Go coastal  from Crescent City to north of Brookings to find out when or if the Siskiyous ended growing, and why we are uplifting and moving north. Find pillow basalts, debris flows, kinky folds, clastic dikes, and dirty sandstones in unmorphed mint condition. Start at SFI or, if coastal resident, meet at Redwoods State Park Hiouchi Visitor Center. 

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Botanizing Bigelow Lakes

July 21 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Siskiyou Field Institute, 1241 Illinois River Rd
Selma, OR 97538 United States
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$75.00

Learn about native flora of the Siskiyous on this fun, less than 5-mile hike to Bigelow Lakes. Our route passes through many plant habitats including montane forest, montane meadow, lakeside, and creekside – together hosting a great diversity of wildflowers to be enjoyed. Led by botanist Dr. Linda Vorobik.

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Introduction to Fire Ecology

July 23 @ 8:30 am - July 25 @ 5:30 pm
Siskiyou Field Institute, 1241 Illinois River Rd
Selma, OR 97538 United States
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$215.00

Wildfires have increasingly become a part of everyone’s lives as the climate changes. Gain a closer look at how wildfires affect our natural environment by learning about fire intensity and patterns, and how plants and vegetation respond to and survive (or don’t survive) wildfires. Each day will start at SFI with introductions to sites and concepts, followed by field visits to three areas where the instructor has botanized for many years.

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