Siskiyou Butterfly Workshop

Dear Siskiyou Field Institute Participant:

You are registered to participate in Butterflies of the Siskiyou Region with Dana Ross on June 20-21. Please arrive to sign in and meet your instructor by 9:00 a.m. Saturday June 20 at Deer CreekCenter. Class will conclude by 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 22.

Tentative Course itinerary*:

Day 1 – After a classroom introduction to butterfly morphology, biology and ecology, students will be introduced to Siskiyou butterflies. We will then carpool to the Siskiyou Divide and, using butterfly nets, catch and inspect the butterflies we encounter.

Day 2 – We will carpool (via Ashland ) to higher elevation Cascadian sites near the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument where we will find additional butterfly species.

Butterfly net, notebook, camera Water – bring one extra bottle

Field texts: Butterflies of Cascadia by Pyle is recommended. Any regional butterfly field guide may be helpful.


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