Volunteer Expedition to Oregon’s Illinois Valley
|When:||May 01, 2017 to May 05, 2017|
|Phone:||(541) 753-3099 x 111|
|On the web:||http://appliedeco.org/iae-volunteer-expedition-to-oregons-illinois-valley/|
|We are looking for individuals|
Join us for a multi-day service and learning trip to southern Oregon’s serpentine country to monitor populations of the endangered Cook‘s desert-parsley.
Location: Southern Oregon’s Illinois Valley, Oregon
Date: May 1st-May 5th, 2017 (1-Week)
Cost: $150 to cover the costs of lodging and meals
Dates: 5/1-5/5/17 (Register by 4/3/17)
Departure: from Corvallis 8:30 am on 5/1, return by 7:00 pm on 5/5
Travel options: Participants can join in IAE vehicle transportation or bring their own vehicle and caravan. Also, if participants need to arrive late or depart early, they will need to bring their own vehicle.
Location: Southwestern Oregon’s Illinois Valley – Oregon’s hottest biodiversity hotspot and region of exceptional endemism, resulting from unusual soil types derived from serpentine.
Activities: Overnight, multi-day service and learning trip to monitor wild and introduced populations of the endangered Cook’s desert-parsley (Lomatium cookii). We’ll leave from Corvallis, Oregon and work and stay near Cave Junction with lodging in dorms provided at the Deer Creek Center (Siskiyou Field Institute).
- Participants will conduct field work with IAE staff – staff will provide all needed training
- We’ll have an evening presentation on local conservation issues
- Participants will be offered a natural history hike to explore the local geology, ecology and conservation of this unique area
- Meals provided, participant will be expected to help with preparation and clean up
- Plan for all types of weather. This will be a very special trip!
Registration required: contact Tom Kaye, (541) 753-3099 x 111, firstname.lastname@example.org
Space is limited so please register by 4/3/2017