Environmental Education Program

A botany hike at the Cedar Log Flat Research Natural Area on Slate Creek with serpentine ecologists and botanists Susan Harrison from the UC Davis and Nishi Rajakaruna from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

Applegate Siskiyou Alliance strives to cultivate a deeper appreciation for regional wildlands and a more passionate, effective network of regional environmental advocates dedicated to protecting them. Our environmental education program is focused on the region’s incredible biodiversity and biological values, which we highlight with hikes, workshops, public presentations, our blog and social media posts.

We utilize our annual hike series to highlight threatened portions of our region and to explore the region’s spectacular biodiversity. We lead hikes into areas threatened by timber sales, new road construction and other damaging land management projects. We also lead botany hikes, butterfly identification hikes, birding forays, and explore backcountry areas in the most remote and beautiful portions of the Applegate region.

A butterfly workshop on Dutchman’s Peak with local expert Linda Kappen.

We utilize social media, our blog and public environmental education-based presentations to explore the regional ecology, promote the protection of local wildlands, develop a stronger sense of pride in place and highlight issues of environmental concern.

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