Field-based Nature Learning In & About the Klamath-Siskiyous

Education • Research • Community • Science • Exploration

Give the Gift of an
Immersive Learning Experience

Give the nature lover in your life the chance to experience one of our classes with a Field Course Gift Certificate! SFI’s wide variety of courses means there’s sure to be something for everyone – from geology buffs, to burgeoning artists, to wild mushroom hunters. Choose from a range of amounts that your recipient can apply towards whichever field course excites them most.

You can also give the gift of a stay in SFI’s charming lodge with a Lodge Room Gift Certificate. Perfect for anyone looking to get away and enjoy the beautiful natural setting here among the creeks and mountains.

Birds & Brews 2024

Upcoming Events

Birds & Brews

Saturday May 18th
Bird Walks 6 & 8:30 AM | Main Event 1-6 PM

Bring the family and join us for SFI’s annual fundraiser and community festival, Birds & Brews!

Enjoy live folk and rock music, birding hikes, nature based activities and crafts for all ages (including a scavenger hunt!) and communion with fellow bird and brew loving community members. Oregon craft beer and Rogue Valley wines will be available for purchase as well as delicious cookout-style foods, beverages and desserts!

NEW for 2024 Add on an overnight camping ticket to stay on site Friday night, May 17th, to join our morning birding hikes! The cost of one overnight camping ticket is $20/tent.

Check the links below for full music line up and activity schedule!

Thank you to our 2024 Birds & Brews Sponsors!

Hop Valley Brewing Co.

Cafe Mam

Troon Vineyard

Umpqua Dairy

Peach Rock Market

Wild River Brewing & Pizza Co.

Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden

Fire Mountain Gems

Grocery Outlet

SFI Field Courses

Offering field courses throughout the Klamath-Siskiyou bioregion. From professional ecologists to amateur naturalists, we have have workshops and opportunities for all.

Spring & Summer 2024 field courses are out now! Join us for for classes on plein air painting, birding by ear, regional geology and more.

Browse Courses & Register Below:

Youth Education Programming

We can’t wait for you to see what we have in store this Spring and Summer!

Please get in touch to schedule day trips, challenge courses, or to plan more extensive overnight and off-campus programming.

Keep Posted on SFI Happenings

Explore the latest from SFI through our quarterly newsletter, The Darlingtonia, and get monthly updates on upcoming courses, free learning opportunities, and events. 

You can sign up to receive The Darlingtonia or our seasonal field course brochure by joining our mailing list below.

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