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Intro to Botany at Rogue River Preserve

REGISTRATION will open on April 18 at 6am.

Learn to speak “botanese” using the Rogue River Preserve as an outdoor laboratory with botanist and SOLC Stewardship Director, Kristi Mergenthaler. We’ll cover basic flower and leaf morphology, learn a few plant families, and identify some flowers to species while admiring the beauty and wonder of flowering plants.

In 2017, Southern Oregon Land Conservancy purchased this iconic 352-acre parcel along the Rogue River. For more information on the conservation of this special land go to our Heart of the Rogue webpage.

Guides: Kristi Mergenthaler
Focus: Botany
Limit: 15
Meeting Location: Near Eagle Point. Exact meeting location and directions will be emailed upon registration.
Difficulty: Easy slow walking on and off trails. Ground can be rocky and uneven, generally flat. We may walk up to two miles. Weed seeds and ticks may be present so long pants are advised. A portable toilet is available at the Preserve.

Waiting List:
Folks on the waiting list often get invited to the hike, so please add your name if the hike is full.

Banner image: Dowingia flower photo by Annette Truillijo.