|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
Welcome to Siskiyou Field Institute,
where learning is a daily adventure!
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
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.
Adult Education field courses in September:
Forest Beetles of the Bioregion with Jim LaBonte of the
Oregon 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.
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 email@example.com.
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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...
Forest Beetles of the Bioregion
Tuesday, September 13, 2016Over 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...
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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