Visit old-growth forests, regenerated forests, and young plantations to see the different impacts these forests have on water and salmon habitat - with a brief talk about what some landowners are doing to repair forests damaged in the past!
Difficulty: Easy Distance: 4 miles Elevation Gain: 300 feet Leader: Jason Gonzales Location: Walton, Oregon Coast Range (carpools depart from Eugene)
Learn about mycology on this interpretive tour with guest hike leader Mary Vogel!
Difficulty: Easy Distance: Up to 8 miles round trip Elevation Gain: 0-600 feet Leader: Mary Vogel and Gaby Diaz Shepherd: Alex Harris Location: Mount Hood National Forest, exact location TBD (carpools depart from Portland)
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about mushroom ecology and identification on this fairly easy, slow-paced fall hike, and collect some choice specimens to take home!
Difficulty: Easy Distance: 2 miles Elevation Gain: 0-500 feet Leader: Bruce Newhouse and Peg Boulay Shepherd: Chandra LeGue Location: Fall Creek area, Willamette National Forest (carpools depart from Eugene)