SU64 Conifers & Birds of Horse Mountain (Includes $25 book credit) | 2023 | $50
Time - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trip Leader(s): Michael Kauffmann
Michael, an author and co-editor of the new book The Klamath Mountains: A Natural History, will lead a journey to Horse Mountain. Participants will explore the mutualistic relationships between birds and conifers and search out regionally exceptional examples of each. Stops include montane forest, serpentine ridgelines, and mountain meadows. Be prepared for snow and/or cold weather. Bird highlights could include Cassin’s Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Bewick’s Wren, Wilson’s Warbler, Red-breasted Sapsucker, and Townsend’s Solitaire. Exceptional conifers include Port Orford-Cedar, Western White Pine, and Pacific Yew. Bring lunch, drink, hiking shoes, and warm clothes. Restrooms may be available along the way. [NOTE: The trip fee includes one book of your choice, up to $25 value, from the Backcountry Press catalog (www.backcountrypress.com). E-mail [email protected] with your book choice. If you would like to receive the new Klamath Mountains book – which costs $55 – bring the difference of $30 in exact change to give to Michael.]
MEETING LOCATION: Arcata Community Center, Outside front doors
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