|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. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday (spring to fall hours)
Thank you to the Southern Oregon Education Service District and Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation for their generous grants providing local student scholarships during our Summer Youth Education Camps. Camp youth had a wonderful time exploring nature.
NEW! Turning of the Tides Weekend
A combination of Dune and Seaweed Ecology on the southern Oregon coast. Hike on the wild side of the dunes, observe wildlife, plants and sand dynamics. Then explore the tidepools and learn local seaweed species, experiment with seaweed recipes and try your hand at creative seaweed art! Tuition includes campsite at Sunset Bay State Park and shuttle ride to the dunes. Single class and commuter tuitions also available.
Fall Field Courses
Due to instructor injury, Forest Fragments: Drawing Native Plants in an Ethnobotanical Sketchbook has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for spring 2020 and updated in our 2020 catalog.
Edible Mushrooms of the Southern Cascades, October 19 in Ashland -
SOLD OUT; taking names and phone numbers for the course waiting list.
Edible Mushrooms of the Siskiyous, November 10 in Selma - SOLD OUT; taking names and phone numbers for the course waiting list.
Exploring the World of Fungi, November 15-17 - space available.
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Turning of the Tides Weekend
Friday, September 27, 2019We will celebrate fall's arrival and the last daylight minus tide with a combination of dune exploration and tidepooling/seaweed ecology on the southern Oregon Coast. We recommend you stay at Sunset Bay campground or find accommodations in Charleston or Coos Bay. A list of lodging options will be se... Read more...
Edible Mushrooms of the Southern Cascades
Saturday, October 19, 2019Learn how to safely identify and enjoy fall-fruiting mushrooms flourishing in volcanic soils and coniferous forests of southern Oregon's Cascade region. We'll meet in Ashland for an indoor session on locally found mushroom species: edible, nonedible and toxic. Then we'll foray out to the Howard Prai... Read more...
Edible Mushrooms of the Siskiyous
Sunday, November 10, 2019Learn how to safely identify and collect local mushrooms found in the Siskiyous. In a classroom intro, discover key characteristics of typical species and acquire skill in differentiating the poisonous and inedible from the edible types. We'll also discuss cooking techniques and share recipes. The c... Read more...
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