Recognized as one of the most significant biological crossroads in western North American, the Cascade-Siskiyou is the first and only monument designated for the primary purpose of protecting biodiversity. At the intersection of four distinct bioregions, harboring many rare species including some of the highest diversities of butterflies in North America, it attracts world-wide scientists and naturalists. Regionally, it serves as a diverse recreation hub and asset to local communities. Recently expanded, the Monument now includes Scotch Creek in California. Together, the expansion represents 48,000 acres of public lands. To the west are the Rogue Valley foothills. In the north are impressive stands of old growth forest at Moon Prairie and Hoxie Creek along with upper Jenny Creek and the highly visited Grizzly Peak area visible just north of Ashland. To the east is Surveyor Mountain and the beautiful Tunnel Creek wetlands. Come learn about this incredible resource and why it is important to preserve it.
Come stop by the REI Medford meeting area in the back of the store:
85 Rossanley Drive, Medford, OR97501
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