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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-Friday
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AHS Backpacking Trip by V Toll
Birding by Canoe
Mushrooms and Lichens
Coastal Marine Life
Bittern
Deer Creek Floaters

Welcome to Siskiyou Field Institute, 
where learning is a daily adventure!


 

SFI's Mission
The mission of the Siskiyou Field Institute is to increase the 
understanding of, and connection to the Klamath-Siskiyou 
ecoregion through education, scientific research, 
and public engagement.

We provide educational trails for you to explore our intriguing bioregion  
whether you're an adventure seeker, simply want to join a guided hike 
or are a professional wanting to enhance your job skills.

Our adult education courses combine the best of classroom and field 
experiences in the natural sciences. The instructors are top experts
in our bioregion, specializing in subjects from aquatic invertebrates
to whales. 

SFI youth education programs are specifically designed 
to align with Next Generation Science Standards created 
by a partnership of the National Research Council, the National 
Science Teachers Association, the American Association 
for the Advancement of Science, and Achieve.

COMING UP:


Adult Education field courses in September:

Forest Beetles of the Bioregion with Jim LaBonte of the
O
regon Department of Agriculture
September 13-14 (Tuesday - Wednesday)


Space and scholarships are available.


September Free Learning Programs:

"Back to School with the Beetles"
Showing of Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo on Friday night, September 9th
A documentary film on the fondness of Japanese city dwellers for invertebrates.

Invasive Species in Oregon Report, Tuesday night, September 13th
Jim LaBonte from the Oregon Department of Agriculture will give an update on invasive species in our state and highlight recent findings in southern Oregon.

Interview with Jim LaBonte on Oregon Public Broadcasting's "Think Out Loud" regarding Asian jumping worm.

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Youth Education Programs


Attention, teachers: If you're interested in bringing 
your class out to SFI this fall for Youth Education Programs, please contact us at 541-597-8530, extension 315 or email youthprograms@thesfi.org.

 

SCHOOL PROGRAM OPTIONS


ROPES COURSE

 


SFI in the NEWS! 

SFI's Executive Director Robin Hartmann speaks about Outdoor School for All on KOBI Channel 5 in Medford.

July 17 article on SFI's Dragonflies Workshop in the Grants Pass Daily Courier.


 

Find us on the Travel Oregon website.

 
Find SFI on Facebook!

 

 



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Back to School with the Beetles
Friday, September 09, 2016
Showing of the documentary film Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo, a touching portrait of the Japanese reverence for invertebrates and for all parts of nature. Free refreshments....  Read more... 
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Forest Beetles of the Bioregion
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Over 5,000 species of beetles exist in Oregon. Students will explore the diversity of species, behaviors, ecological roles, and natural histories of beetles found at and near the Institute. Although beetles in all accessible habitats will be considered, the focus will be on those inhabiting leaf lit...  Read more... 
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Invasive Pests in Oregon
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
James LaBonte from the Oregon Department of Agriculture will present an educational program on invasive pests and the damage they do, with updates on two invasives found in the Grants Pass area, gypsy moth and the Asian jumping worm. Find out how citizen scientists can help keep a lookout for th...  Read more... 
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