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CFPC 2016 Insect & Disease Field Tour – Klamath National Forest, Happy Camp, June 29, 2016

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Admission is FREE and the public is welcome and RSVPs are Highly Encouraged!!

To download the flyer for the meeting with all the information, Insect and Disease Tour Agenda.

Where and when to meet:

We will depart from the US Forest Service Happy Camp District Office at 8:00am. From there we will travel up the Grayback (Indian Creek) Road. Be prepared for short hikes and inclement weather. Bring your own lunch, water, sunscreen and hardhat. We will return through Happy Camp around 2:00pm, at which point we will travel east on highway 96 and go up to Lake Mountain Lookout. The tour will end at Lake Mountain Lookout at 4:30pm.

Directions:

Take I5 north from Redding to Yreka (100 miles; ~1.5 hours). Then left on US 96 to Happy Camp (70 miles: ~1.5 hours).

DPR Credits:   4.5 Other
SAF Credits: 4.5

Topics and stops on the tour:

Join us in the land of Bigfoot!

The tour will feature:

Progeny test site where we will discuss the White Pine Blister Rust Program from the onset in the late 50s through the present

Blackstain Root Disease Permanent Plots to discuss blackstain root disease in Douglas-fir;

Clear Creek Trailhead to look at Port-Orford cedar root disease treatments.


Lodging in Happy Camp:

  • The Forest Lodge Motel: (15 rooms) 63712 Highway 96, phone: (530) 493-5296.
  • The Klamath River Resort Inn: (7 rooms) 61700 Highway 96, phone: (530) 493-2735.
  • Bigfoot RV & Cabins: 63709 Crumpton Street, phone: (530) 493-2884.
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Yreka: 148 Moonlit Oaks Ave.; (530) 841-1300.

For those who choose to stay in Yreka, the distance is ~70 miles, about 1½ hour drive. We will be beginning at 8:00am sharp in Happy Camp so adjust your schedule as needed.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!!!

For more information:

Contact: Patricia Maloney, 530-574-2540, pemaloney@ucdavis.edu