Jacksonville Woodlands History Tour: MEMBERS ONLY
May
4
1:00 pm13:00

Jacksonville Woodlands History Tour: MEMBERS ONLY

  • Jacksonville, OR

Join us on a four-mile hike through Jacksonville’s Historic Rich Gulch Mining District and descend down into French Gulch to view a reestablished hydraulic mining display and water cannon. The three hour hike will also include the Chinese Diggings and Panorama Point and if time allows a partial hike on the Petard Water Ditch Trail.

Oredson-Todd Woods Ecology Hike
May
13
10:00 am10:00

Oredson-Todd Woods Ecology Hike

  • Lupine Drive Ashland, OR, 97520 United States

Join retired forest ecologist and one of the most popular guides in the region, Dr. Tom Atzet, for an easy walk to a waterfall in a charming forested natural area in Ashland off Tolman Creek Road.

2017 Member Picnic & Annual Meeting
Jun
3
10:00 am10:00

2017 Member Picnic & Annual Meeting

  • Eagle Point, OR

Join us for our 39th Member Picnic & Annual Meeting. We're excited to celebrate at this year's event the success of the Heart of the Rogue campaign thanks to supporters like you.

Morning Solitude on the Preserve
Jun
17
8:30 am08:30

Morning Solitude on the Preserve

  • Eagle Point, OR

Do you yearn for some uninterrupted quiet time in nature? This may be just what you need! Join SOLC Land Steward, Karen Hussey, and others with a similar desire, say hello, and then find your own quiet spot to slow down and open your senses.


Hike Lower Table Rock
Apr
26
9:00 am09:00

Hike Lower Table Rock

  • 100 Wheeler Road Central Point, OR, 97502 United States

Learn about this iconic rock while hiking 3.5 miles roundtrip. Each April, the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy hosts a special trip to the Table Rocks in cooperation with the BLM.

Rogue River Preserve Birding
Apr
22
8:00 am08:00

Rogue River Preserve Birding

  • Eagle Point, OR

Look for Lewis’s Woodpeckers, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, Wood Ducks and Pygmy Owls during this joint SOLC - Rogue Valley Audubon Society tour exploring vernal pools, oak woodlands, chaparral and the riparian forest along the Rogue River.

Rogue River Preserve Walkabout
Apr
16
11:00 am11:00

Rogue River Preserve Walkabout

  • Eagle Point, OR

This outing is for folks who’ve never been to the Preserve or have only seen a little of it. We’ll explore its outer limits including a peek into the magical floodplain forest, wandering through the oak savanna, and enjoying a bag lunch by the spectacular Rogue River.

Conservation Book CLub
Mar
28
6:30 pm18:30

Conservation Book CLub

  • ashland, or

The next meeting of this book club will be on Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 pm. We will be meeting at a private home in Ashland for a discussion of Feral: Rewilding the Land, the Sea, and Human Life by George Monbiot.

Conservation Book Club
Jan
24
6:30 pm18:30

Conservation Book Club

  • Ashland, OR

Love reading? Love nature? Then consider joining our Conservation Book Club! We’ll be reading and discussing Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond.

Birding at the Rogue River Preserve
Nov
13
9:00 am09:00

Birding at the Rogue River Preserve

  • 1515 OR-234 Eagle Point, OR, 97524 United States

Dennis Vroman will lead our second bird outing of this fall season at the Rogue River Preserve. Birds may include Lewis’s Woodpecker, Western Bluebird, Oak Titmouse, Pygmy Owl, and Bald Eagle, as well as fall migrants.

2016 Conservation Celebration
Oct
28
5:30 pm17:30

2016 Conservation Celebration

  • Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

This is our big night of fun! Since 2003, we’ve celebrated our conservation successes with an evening of wine, food, music, and delight. Each year, this gala and fundraising event outdoes the year before. Join us on October 28, 2016 for a night to remember.

Rogue River Preserve Birding
Oct
8
8:00 am08:00

Rogue River Preserve Birding

  • 1901 OR-234 Eagle Point, OR, 97524 United States

Join Frank Lospalluto, Bob Hunter and Karen Hussey on this birding trip to a private property on the Rogue River near Dodge Bridge County Park. Birds may include Lewis’s Woodpecker, Western Bluebird, Oak Titmouse, Pygmy Owl, and Bald Eagle, as well as fall migrants.

Landmark Member Evening on the Rogue
Sep
11
5:00 pm17:00

Landmark Member Evening on the Rogue

  • Rogue River Preserve

As our way of saying “thank you” to our most generous members, we plan a special VIP outing on one of our preserved properties, complete with dinner, guest speakers, and a champagne toast.

Dragonfly Exploration at Rogue River Preserve
Jun
18
12:00 pm12:00

Dragonfly Exploration at Rogue River Preserve

  • Near

Help us add to our dragonfly list while learning about dragonfly biology on a gorgeous property on the Rogue River. This outing will be led by amazing naturalists who are also talented birders and photographers, Norm Barrett, Gary Schaffer, and Jim Livaudais. Southern Oregon Land Conservancy is in the process of purchasingthis beautiful 352-acre property.

Siskiyou Summit Early Evening Flowers
Jun
9
4:30 pm16:30

Siskiyou Summit Early Evening Flowers

  • Near downtown

Hike in the early evening with botanist, naturalist and Land Conservancy staff, Kristi Mergenthaler. View the spectacular wildflowers along the Pacific Crest Trail at Sky King Cole, a conserved private property near Pilot Rock. We may see the rare Greene’s mariposa lily in bloom

Volunteer for the Siskiyou Summit
Jun
8
9:00 am09:00

Volunteer for the Siskiyou Summit

  • Southern Oregon Land Conservancy office

Help protect the biodiversity of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument on a privately protected property by removing yellow starthistle along Pilot Rock Road. A short wildflower hike will be offered during the work party. 

Rogue River Preserve Community Tour Day
May
21
11:00 am11:00

Rogue River Preserve Community Tour Day

  • Eagle Point, OR

Come join us for a general introduction to the Rogue River Preserve, an outstanding property on the Rogue River near Eagle Point. This is a great opportunity for first-timers to see the beauty of this 352-acre property with floodplain forest, oak woodlands, vernal pools, incredible wildlife habitat, and over 2 miles of riverfront.

Cascade Foothills Wildflowers (early evening)
Apr
28
4:00 pm16:00

Cascade Foothills Wildflowers (early evening)

  • Around

Hike in the early evening with botanist, naturalist, and our Stewardship Director, Kristi Mergenthaler, on this beautiful property east of Ashland. The City of Ashland’s Imperatrice property, in the Cascade Mountain Foothills, is a beautiful 825-acre property with grassland flowers, and glorious views.

Rogue River Preserve Ecology Walk
Apr
23
10:00 am10:00

Rogue River Preserve Ecology Walk

  • Around

Walk the oak woodlands, vernal pools and an impressive riparian forest along the Rogue River near Eagle Point with forest ecologist and one of the most popular guides in the region, Dr. Tom Atzet. Southern Oregon Land Conservancy is in the process of purchasing this beautiful 352-acre property.