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Gentner’s fritillary bulb planting day at Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a day of fritillary bulb planting In partnership with the Oregon Department of Agriculture Native Plant Conservation Program, the Bureau of Land Management and RNPP!

Gentner’s fritillary is a very rare species of lily that only lives in Southern Oregon. Help their declining populations rebound by planting bulbs that were carefully grown in Corvallis for the past several years.

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Event info:

You can also meet us at near the planting site around noon. Here’s a map to the pull out off of old hwy 99. For an exact time to meet us please email kathryn.prive@gmail.com

At sites with moderate slopes we’ll be removing soil down to about 4 inches deep for the entire 1-meter-radius plots, then spreading the bulbs before covering them back up. At steep sites, we’ll be digging cross-slope trenches that are about 4 inches deep.

We will be digging through poison oak at some sites, so bringing some Tecnu or p.o. preventative may be worthwhile.

To Bring:

  • Work gloves for planting bulbs

  • Digging tool

  • Appropriate clothing for working outdoors

  • Water & lunch/snacks

Details

Date:
October 24
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Kathryn Prive
Phone:
541-973-4303
Email:
kathryn.prive@gmail.com

Venue

BLM / FS Inter-agency Office
3040 Biddle Rd
Medford, OR 97504 United States
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