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2018 Job Opportunities, Volunteer & Internships
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2018 Adult Education Courses
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2018 A Botanical Exploration of Mt. Eddy and Caldwell Lakes
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2018 A Geological Exploration of the Crater Lake Rim
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2018 A Naturalist's Guide to Southern Oregon Beetles
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2018 Beginner's Guide to Bryophytes
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2018 Birding the Wood River by Canoe
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2018 Birds and Botany of Crater Lake National Park
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2018 Birds and Botany of the South Warner Wilderness
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2018 Birds, Blooms and Bumbles on Mt. Ashland
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2018 Botanizing Bigelow Lakes
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2018 Coastal Marine Life
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2018 Courses by Date
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2018 Crash Course in Flowering Plant Families
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2018 Edible Mushrooms of the Southern Cascades
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2018 Exploring the Hidden World of Truffles
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2018 Family Camp Course: Climate Change and Biodiversity
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2018 Forest Mushrooms of Southwest Oregon/ Northwest California
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2018 Geology of the Medicine Shield Volcano - SOLD OUT
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2018 Introduction to Butterflies and Moths of the Siskiyous
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2018 Landscaping with Oregon Natives
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2018 Raptors and Waterbirds of the Klamath Basin
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2018 Rogue River Natural History and Restoration from a Raft
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2018 Salmon Biology
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2018 Serpentine Geobotany of the Middle Fork Smith River
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2018 The Art of Mt. Shasta Wildflowers
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2018 Traditional Ecological Knowledge Trip on the Klamath River
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2018 Veva Stansell Country: Botanical Sketching
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2018 Veva Stansell Country: Botanizing Signal Butte
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2018 Veva Stansell Country: Ecology of the Pistol River
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2018 Veva Stansell Country: Wildflower Photography
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2018 Veva Stansell Country:A Weekend in the Pistol River/Hunter Creek Area
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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-Thursday (winter hours)
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2018 Traditional Ecological Knowledge Trip on the Klamath River

Instructor: Joshua Strange, Ph.D.
Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018
Location: Meet in Happy Camp, CA
Tuition: $165 
 
Klamath River float

Drift down the Klamath River as you learn all about its geologic origins and unusual course
from high desert farmland to steep, wild mountain canyons. We’ll ride a portion of this
majestic river in its rush to the Pacific and discuss the Klamath’s stream ecology, including its unique temperature profile, the secret life of its freshwater mussels, and much more. 

This one-day trip focuses on understanding traditional ecological knowledge
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TEK), stewardship of natural resources as practiced by native American tribes in the
Klamath area. We will learn the implications of historical indigenous land and water
management practices on biodiversity across the landscape. Specific topics covered will be traditional ecological knowledge, indigenous management practices, fire ecology, salmon
ecology, and natural history, including uses of plants and fishing techniques.


We’ll also watch for abundant wildlife — including Osprey, Bald and Golden Eagles —
hunting and nesting along the river, and hear how native tribes have relied on the
Klamath’s bounty and cleverly managed its resources. We will discuss human threats
as well as opportunities to help restore this mighty river of salmon to its former glory
and a symbol of hope. Rafts and guiding provided by Liquid Expeditions.



Register for this course.

 



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