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

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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.

Perseids Watch Party

Upcoming Events

Perseid Meteor Shower Watch Party

In search of a great spot to view August's Perseid Meteor Shower? Join us at SFI for our annual Perseids Watch Party! Saturday August 10, 9:30-11 PM (Arrive by 9 PM)

An Oregon Caves Park Ranger will introduce us to the beauty of the night sky during this once-a-year stellar event, when a potential 110 meteors per hour may be blazing across our night sky. Free and fun for the whole family! SFI's dark skies make for excellent visibility.

Arrive by 9 PM to allow your eyes time to adjust and avoid headlight glare for other visitors.

Please bring: a camp chair or blanket to lay on, a warm beverage or water, curiosity, and a red-light flashlight.

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.

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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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