2018 Veva Stansell Country: Botanizing Signal Butte
Instructor: Linda Vorobik, Ph.D.
Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Location: Meet at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, Curry County, OR
Tuition: $60 for one field course; $110 (1 Saturday field course + 1 Sunday field course, your choice.)
Explore the rare serpentine plant ecosystems Veva Stansell helped describe and protect during her lifetime, including Signal Butte, the site of a former chromium mine and the edge of a slightly serpentinized sheet of peridotite. See the June-blooming erigeron that bears Veva's name! Visit Hunter Creek habitats she studied that are now proposed as a designated Forest Service botanical area. Become familiar with plant families as you hike! I
Thanks to a donation from Linda Vorobik, scholarships are available to eligible Curry County residents through the Kalmiopsis Audubon Society, which Veva co-founded. Email email@example.com for more information.
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