Hike and Learn: Oregon Spotted Frog

  • Ashland Public Library - Guanajuato Rm. 410 Siskiyou Blvd Ashland, OR, 97520 United States

In preparation for the Saturday hike to the Parsnip Lakes, ecologist Michael Parker will discuss the geologic setting, hydrology, and biological diversity of this unique cluster of ponds, wetlands and springbrooks. 
     Among the species of particular interest is the Oregon spotted frog (Rana pretiosa), recently listed as threatened under the federal endangered species act. Learn about the biology of the spotted frog and the importance of aquatic habitats, such as the Parsnip Lakes, in conserving the aquatic biodiversity of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
     See On the Day of the Hike--what to bring, Leave No Trace, etc.
     If you want to go on the Saturday, September 12 hike--
Sign up for the HIKE, as space is limited:  send email to: event.cascadesiskiyou@gmail.com.  Email title: Hike & Learn FROG  Email body: Your name, email, address, phone