REGISTRATION will open on April 20 at 6am.
Guide: Dennis Vroman
Description: Biologist and local bird expert, Dennis Vroman will lead a birding trip on this private property along the Rogue River outside of Eagle Point. Habitats include oak woodland, grassland, chaparral, and an extensive floodplain forest with large black cottonwoods and black oaks. Birds may include Lewis’s Woodpecker, Western Bluebird, Oak Titmouse, Pygmy Owl, and Bald Eagle, as well as spring migrants.
Southern Oregon Land Conservancy is in the final stages of purchasing and conserving this iconic 352-acre parcel along the Rogue River. For more information on this initiative go to our Heart of the Rogue webpage.
Meeting Location: Meet in White City to carpool to the Preserve in Eagle Point. Exact meeting location and directions will be emailed upon registration.
Difficulty: Moderately easy and flat at a slow birding pace, walking on roads, trails, and off-trail. Weed seeds and ticks may be present so long pants are advised. A portable toilet is available at the Preserve.
Photo credit: Frank Lospalluto