05/08 Camassia: a Southern Oregon Gem

Instructor: Matthew Davis
Date: Sunday May 8, 9 AM-1 PM*
Location: SFI
Tuition: $50

*end time may vary slightly, please plan accordingly



Come learn about the genus Camassia, an important contribution of the Klamath-Siskiyou bioregion to North America. Students will learn all about this spring flowering genus, including identification, anatomy, physiology, natural and cultural history, and current conservation efforts. Includes handan excursion to a local site to see camas blooming, and a chance to taste prepared camas bulbs.

Field hike is moderately difficult (approx. 2 miles of hiking with an ankle-deep stream crossing). 

Ages 16+ welcome.