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Public lands event at Sterling Mine Ditch Trail

Saturday, Sept. 24: BLM will host a National Public Lands Day event from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail with help from Siskiyou Upland Trails Association. Volunteeers will help reroute a steep section of trail that currently goes over the tunnel, creating a new trail segment between the Tunnel Ridge access trail and Sterling Mine Ditch Trail. The project involves a moderate, 1-mile hike to get to the work site; volunteers should be prepared to hike and be away from their vehicles for several hours. Bring water and gloves. A bagged lunch will be provided to carry up to the site. SUTA will provide baked treats for everyone to enjoy during the morning. For directions and more details, see www.sutaoregon.org

 

Rogue Valley Audubon Society talk

Tuesday, Sept. 27: Coastal conservation specialist Paul Engelmeyer will speak at the Rogue Valley Audubon Society's monthly meeting, at 7 p.m. in Lidgate Hall at Medford Congregational Church, 1801 E. Jackson St. For more information, see roguevalleyaudubon.org/Chapter_Meetings.html

 

Rogue Valley Walkers

Saturday, Oct. 1: 10K walk in Gold Hill, including a stretch on a trail along the Rogue River. A 5K option is available. Meet at 9:45 a.m. in the post office parking lot on Second Street in Gold Hill. For more information, call 541-582-2607 or see www.roguevalleywalkers.com.

Saturday, Oct. 15: 10K walk in Ashland has a 5K option. Meet at 9:45 a.m. in the parking lot of the former Safeway store on the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Sherman Street. For more information, call 541-582-2607 or see www.roguevalleywalkers.

Saturday, Oct. 29: 10K Name that Park walk in Grants Pass includes a 5K option. Meet at 9:45 a.m. in the parking lot of The Lodge at Riverside on Seventh Street in Grants Pass. For more information, call 541-582-2607 or see www.roguevalleywalkers.com.

 

Bear Creek salmon walks at Lynn Newbry Park

Sunday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 15: KS Wild will lead an easy walk along Bear Creek to observe and learn about the return of salmon to the Rogue Valley. The walks start at 10 a.m. and are led by staff of KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper. Bring sun protection, snacks and water. For more information, email jeanine@kswild.org, call 541-488-5789, or see http://kswild.org/get-involved/Events/upcoming-events

 

Bear Creek salmon walk at Coyote Trails Nature Center

Sunday, Oct. 16: KS Wild will lead an easy walk from 1 to 3:30 p.m. along Bear Creek to observe and learn about the return of salmon to the Rogue Valley. The walk starts at Coyote Trails Nature Center, in US Cellular Park, at 2931 S. Pacific Highway, and will be led by staff of KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper. Bring sun protection, snacks and water. For more information, email jeanine@kswild.org, call 541-488-5789, or see http://kswild.org/get-involved/Events/upcoming-events

 

Bear Creek salmon walk at Bear Creek Park

Tuesday, Oct. 18: KS Wild will lead an easy walk along Bear Creek from 3 to 5:30 p.m. to observe and learn about the return of salmon to the Rogue Valley. The walk starts at Bear Creek Park, 1520 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford, and will be led by staff of KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper. Bring sun protection, snacks and water. Meet at the playground in Bear Creek Park. For more information, email jeanine@kswild.org, call 541-488-5789, or see http://kswild.org/get-involved/Events/upcoming-events

 

Illinois River salmon walks

Sundays, Oct. 23 and Oct. 30: KS Wild will lead an easy walk from 1 to 3:30 p.m. along the Illinois River to view returning salmon. The walks will start at Illinois River Forks State Park in Cave Junction and be led by staff of KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper. Bring sun protection, snacks and water. For more information, email jeanine@kswild.org, call 541-488-5789, or see http://kswild.org/get-involved/Events/upcoming-events

 

Lithia Park nature walks

Through September: Each Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m., trained naturalists from Ashland Parks and Recreation will lead an easy 90-minute nature walk through Lithia Park, rain or shine. The free walks touch on trees, flowers, birds, climate, water, geology and history of the park. Meet at the park entrance across from the Plaza in Ashland. No reservations required.

 

Siskiyou Velo Club

Every Saturday: Velo Melo meets at various places and rides about 20 miles at 11 to 13 mph. No one will be dropped. Call Ginny Jensen at 541-488-1398.

Every Saturday: Siskiyou Velo Slo-Mo rides begin at various morning hours from different locations. Pace: 7 to 10 mph over 12 to 18 miles on mostly flat terrain. Call Ken Kelley at 541-857-6819.

Every Saturday: Siskiyou Crank It Up rides begin at various morning hours from different locations; 20 to 30 miles. Pace 12 to 15 mph, varied terrain. No one will be dropped. Call Tom Ryan at 541-261-4757.

Every Saturday: Brisk rides begin at various morning hours from different locations. Rides include extensive pace lining at high speeds. Pace: 18+ mph over 50 to 65 miles on mostly hilly terrain. Call Dennis Cramer at 541-773-5804.

Every Monday: Coffee rides begin at 10:30 a.m. at Colver Park in Phoenix and go to Jacksonville. Pace: 14 to 18+ mph average over 25 miles with periodic pace lines on flat terrain. Call Bob MacCracken 425-512-3829.

Every Wednesday: Coffee rides begin at 11 a.m. at Rogue Valley Roasting Company in Ashland. Pace: 14 to 18+ mph with periodic pace lines over 35 to 60 miles with some hills. Call John Bullock at 541-488-7962.