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Life Among the Rocks: Lava Habitats for Wildlife Hike

Devil’s Garden is a rugged landscape of lava interspersed with sagebrush and wildflowers, which provides important wildlife habitat. Species like the American pika find cool refuge in lava flows at lower elevations than where they are typically found and sightings have been reported around Devil’s Garden. Join OSU Cascades Natural Resources Professor Matt Shinderman on a hike to discover the importance of these desert habitats and learn about local wildlife.
When Jun 23, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Devil's Garden
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Contact Phone (541) 330-2638
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Devil’s Garden is a rugged landscape of lava interspersed with sagebrush and wildflowers, which provides important wildlife habitat. Species like the American pika find cool refuge in lava flows at lower elevations than they are typically found and sightings have been reported around Devil’s Garden. Join OSU Cascades Natural Resources Professor Matt Shinderman on a hike to discover the importance of these desert habitats and learn about local wildlife.

Difficulty: Moderate – up to 3 miles. The trail is rocky in places, with some scrambling over rough, broken lava rocks. Some hikers find the use of poles or walking sticks useful for balancing on uneven sections of the trail.

Picnic lunch provided by: A Broken Angel

Hike space is limited and pre-registration is required. Complete trip details are provided upon registration.

Register here for the hike.

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Oregon Natural Desert Association
50 SW Bond Street, Suite 4,
Bend, OR 97702
Tel: (541) 330-2638
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