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OUT-AND-ABOUT NATURE HIKE: MUSHROOMS AT PAMELIA LAKE
Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

OUT-AND-ABOUT NATURE HIKE: MUSHROOMS AT PAMELIA LAKE

*We are at capacity for this Out-And-About Nature Hike. Waiting list room only.

Educators of Straub Outdoors, the Willamette Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon, and the Willamette Valley Mushroom Society will be leading an all-day hike to discover the fall mushrooms along the Pamelia Lake Trail, in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness Area. This 4.5-mile out and back trail (with 800 feet of elevation gain) meanders along Pamelia Creek towards the picturesque Pamelia Lake, featuring old growth trees, a variety of woody tree conks (such as the white speck conk, the red belt conk, and quinine conk), and stunning views of Mt. Jefferson! Bring a sack lunch, water, and appropriate foot gear and clothing.

Location: Meet in the parking lot at the Willamette Heritage Center at 9:00 am. Transportation will be provided to and from the trailhead.

Cost: $10/participant. Spaces is limited to 10 participants ages 12 and up. Pre-registration is required. Cash or check accepted.

For more information and to register, email john@straubcenter.org or call 503-779-5414.

(“Red Belt Conk” photo courtesy of Flickr user Lindsey Holm)

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OUT-AND-ABOUT NATURE HIKE: HUCKLEBERRIES AT HAWK MOUNTAIN
Sep
8
9:00 AM09:00

OUT-AND-ABOUT NATURE HIKE: HUCKLEBERRIES AT HAWK MOUNTAIN

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Straub Environmental Center educators and members of the Willamette Valley Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon will lead an all-day hike to munch on ripe huckleberries and view the late summer flowers of Hawk Mountain, near Detroit. This 4-mile roundtrip hike (with 900 feet of elevation gain) features old growth Mountain Hemlock, stunning views of Mt. Jefferson, and one of the last standing fire lookout cabins in Oregon. Bring a sack lunch, water, and appropriate foot gear and clothing.

Location: Meet in the parking lot at the Willamette Heritage Center (1313 Mill St. SE Salem, OR 97301) at 9:00 am. Transportation will be provided to and from the trailhead.

Cost: $5 for Native Plant Society of Oregon members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited to 10 participants ages 12 and up. Pre-registration is required. Cash or check accepted.

For more information and to register, email john@straubcenter.org or call 503-779-5414.

 (“Mountain Huckleberry” photo courtesy of Flickr user Katja Schulz)

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