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Monument Research Symposium

  • SOU Science Auditorium 1250 Ashland St Ashland, OR, 97520 United States (map)

Join us Thursday March 15, 7 – 8:45pm at the SOU Science Auditorium for the Monument Research Symposium hosted by the Friends of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument and supported by BLM.  Learn about recently conducted fieldwork within the Monument from both students and professional scientists. 

Student researchers include M.S. in Environmental Education Candidates Hope Braithwaite (SOU) and Suphasiri Muttamara (SOU) and geologist Alec Sweetland (UofO). Keynote research presenter will be John Alexander, PhD of Klamath Bird Observatory.

Research topics include geographic variations of Pika (Ochotona princeps) dialects in Southwestern Oregon, species distribution and diversity of dragonflies and damselflies in CSNM, geologic mapping of the Western Cascades, and bird abundance surveys.

The symposium will start promptly at 7 PM and end by 8:45 PM.  Refreshment will be served. We will also be conducting a raffle to raise funds for the Friends Research Fund, a grant program that supports student research in the Monument.