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Our Oregon

Our Oregon

Our Oregon programs provide an opportunity to explore and better understand Oregon’s natural environment. Each program is open to a maximum of 15 participants with a fee of $10 and pre-registration is required by contacting Salem Environmental Education at joyoder@wildblue.net. More specific details will be available to those who have registered.

Calendar of Our Oregon

Jul
14
Sat
2018
Clamming on the Oregon Coast @ Netarts Bay
Jul 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Clamming on the Oregon Coast @ Netarts Bay | Netarts | Oregon | United States

Join Henry Miller and Jon Yoder to learn about the clams of Oregon and then experience first-hand the excitement of digging for gapers and raking for cockles at Netarts Bay on the Oregon coast. More specific details on time, location, and what to bring will be provided to the 15 people who pre-register.

This program is part of Salem Environmental Education’s Our Oregon series that provides an opportunity to explore and better understand Oregon’s natural environment. Each program is open to a maximum of 15 participants with a fee of $10. Pre-registration is required by contacting Salem Environmental Education at joyoder@wildblue.net.

Aug
4
Sat
2018
Monarchs and Milkweed @ Stepanie Hazen Property
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Monarchs and Milkweed @ Stepanie Hazen Property

Salem Environmental Education presents Monarchs and Milkweed on Saturday, August 4 starting at 11:00 a.m. Participants will meet at the home of Ray Temple and Stephanie Hazen to tour their rural property that they have planted to be attractive to the native flora and fauna of Oregon. There will be a slide show about growing milkweed in your backyard, the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly, and the citizen science program Ray and Stephanie tag and release Monarch Butterflies. Tour begins at 11 am, slide show 11:30-12:30, and tagging butterflies 1 pm. Bring a brown bag lunch.

Stephanie Hazen D.V.M. practiced small animal and exotics veterinary medicine in Salem from 1977 until her retirement in 2011. She has been active in Xerces Society Bumblebee Watch Citizen Science Program, Oregon Bee Atlas Citizen Science Program, and has worked with W.S.U. Associate Professor David James in his Monarch Butterfly tagging program for the Pacific Northwest.

Ray Temple, retired fresh water fish biologist who spent his career in Oregon working in various capacities which include Freshwater Natural Production Director for ODFW and Sportsfish Restoration Program Grants Manager for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is spending his retirement working through Salem Audubon Society to facilitate the construction of Ankeny Hill Nature Center in Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge.

This program is part of the Our Oregon series that provides an opportunity to explore and better understand Oregon’s natural environment. Each program is open to a maximum of 15 participants with a fee of $10. Pre-registration is required by contacting Salem Environmental Education at joyoder@wildblue.net. More specific details will be available to those who have registered.