• Get Out: July 5, 2013

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  • Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument
    Friday-Saturday, July 5-6: On Friday, Peter Schroeder will give a talk from 6 to 7 p.m. about the role of butterflies and other pollinators in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, at Southern Oregon University, Science Building, Room 171. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Schroeder will lead a hike to view a butterflies and other pollinators living in the monument. The group will meet at the Hobart Bluff trailhead on Soda Mountain Road. For reservations, email cascadesiskiyou@gmail.com. Find more information at friendsofcsnm.org or the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Cascade-Siskiyou-National-Monument
    Southern Oregon Nordic Club
    Saturday, Aug. 10: Hike to Campbell Lake in the Marble Mountain Wilderness in Siskiyou County, Calif. The trailhead is about a 90-minute drive from Ashland. The group will explore Campbell and Cliff lakes, and those wanting a more strenuous hike can continue to Summit Lake. Expect a long day that could run as late as 7 p.m. For time, meeting place and other details, call Kevin Wood at 541-261-3547.
    Lithia Park nature walks
    Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays: Trained volunteer naturalists from Ashland Parks & Recreation lead free, easy, 1.5-hour nature walks through Lithia Park. Saturday walks are offered in July and August. Topics include trees, flowers, birds, climate, water, geology and the history of the park. Meet at the park entrance, across from the Plaza in Ashland. Registration is not required.
    Rogue Valley Walkers
    Saturday, July 13: 10K hike to explore historic Jacksonville will meet at 7:45 a.m. at the parking lot on D Street, near the Jacksonville Library. For more information, call 541-245-9356 or see www.roguevalleywalkers.com/-ourclub.html.
    Saturday, July 27: 10K walk in Eagle Point, with a 5K option, will meet at Bob Moore Park on Main Street at 7:45 a.m. For more information, call 541-245-9356 or see www.roguevalleywalkers.com/-ourclub.html.
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