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Wander in Wildflowers

  • Blue Mountain Land Trust Office 116 Northwest Bridge Street John Day, OR, 97845 United States (map)

July in Logan Valley brings an explosion of wildflowers and diverse plant life. Logan Valley, a prominent feature of the Malheur National Forest south of the Strawberry Mountain Range, produces plant habitats that range from wet meadows to long, narrow ridges of arid scablands. A variety of wildflowers have adapted to these diverse habitats. In addition to its plant life, Logan Valley is home to mule deer, Rocky Mountain elk, pronghorn antelope, plus a variety of birds, including greater sand hill cranes, long billed curlews, and willets.

Hike through Logan Valley with botanists from the Malheur National Forest and learn how to identify the spectacular displays of wildflowers and local plant life.


Hosts: Botanists of Malheur National Forest

Suitability: Children welcome, great for the family.

Difficulty: Involves short walks and standing for periods of time.

Things to Bring

Participants should wear sturdy shoes or boots for walking and standing, as well as attire suitable for a day hike. This will be a rain or shine event, so depending on the weather, a jacket, hat with a brim, sunglasses and sunscreen would be beneficial. Bring a refillable water bottle, sack lunch, a camera, nature journal, and a sense of adventure

Earlier Event: July 7
Blues Crew Work Party: TBD
Later Event: July 14
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