Landmark Members are those who provide significant financial support for our work, donating $500 or more each year. 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 lunch and guest speakers.
This annual event is a great way to learn more about Southern Oregon Land Conservancy and to get to know other supporters, staff, and board members. Enjoy a hike through the Jacksonville Woodlands led by historian Larry Smith followed by a yummy brunch under the shade trees behind the Beekman House.
Judi Boyd, cemetery board director, will begin the tour with a presentation on the historic Antioch Cemetery which has operated continuously from the mid nineteenth century to the present. The tour continues on the adjoining 125-acre SOLC conservation easement property with owner, Art Coolidge.
Join a fisheries ecologist (Randy Frick), forest ecologist (Dr. Tom Atzet), and soil scientist (David Steinfeld) for an exploration of this riverfront property near Eagle Point.
Local photographer and naturalist, Mike Potts, will lead folks around the Rogue River Preserve to find, identify and learn about wild mushroom species that inhabit the Preserve. This is not a foraging outing but rather an opportunity to learn about mushrooms while exploring this beautiful piece of land along the Rogue River.
You won’t want to miss this fabulous tour through the Woodlands in Jacksonville with funny, inspiring, and knowledgeable leader, Larry Smith. This is a four-mile hike through Jacksonville’s Historic Rich Gulch Mining District and descent into French Gulch to view a reestablished hydraulic mining display and water cannon.
Learn about this iconic rock while hiking 3 miles roundtrip. A BLM Interpreter will share information at stops along the way up to the top. Interpretation includes geology - the formation of the Table Rocks, conservation, history, and the flora and fauna found alongside the trail.
Expert birder and naturalist, Dennis Vroman, will lead an exploration of the beautiful bird life in the conserved Jacksonville Woodlands near the Britt Festival Grounds. We’ll bird a number of habitats including mixed evergreen forest and oak woodland. The federally listed Gentner’s fritillary may be in bloom.
CANCELED: Support healthy wildlife habitat, join us for a stewardship day along Williams Creek!
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 November 10, 2017 for a night to remember.
White Oak Farm (WOF) is a small, non-profit farm-based education center. Tour the conserved farm and forest with co-owner Taylor Starr and former SOLC board member, Dr. Tom Atzet to learn about the farm’s sustainable land use practices, community programs, and restoration efforts.
Join Randy Frick, retired USFS Fish Biologist, on a walk to where Chinook salmon are seen spawning in the fall. There will be other wildlife sightings during the walk and along the river.
Here’s a chance for families to explore the Preserve. Bring your little ones and let them discover the wonders of nature. There will be a guided activity as well as lunch by the river. Some walking and lots of exploring.