October 2017 Conservation Column

By |2018-06-04T19:38:36-07:00September 27th, 2017|Conservation Columns|

The October 2017  Conservation Column by Pepper Trail We Learn a Little More about the Trump Administration’s Monument Plans On Sept. 17, the Washington Post published a leaked copy of the text of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s “Final Report Summarizing Findings of the Review of Designations Under the Antiquities Act.” This was provided to the [...]

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Oct. Chapter Meeting: Forktails, Snaketails and Spiketails

By |2017-11-29T13:26:05-08:00September 25th, 2017|News Page|

In this fast paced program on Oct. 24, Norm Barrett will take you through a brief introduction of the types of dragonflies and damselflies in the county, habitats they can be found in, totally weird breeding behavior, and new discoveries.  Like a foraging dragonfly, we will dart hither, thither and yon in an effort to [...]

A Birder’s Paradise – A Voyage to New Guinea

By |2017-09-27T07:46:05-07:00September 5th, 2017|News Page, Uncategorized|

Join Pepper Trail on a voyage to New Guinea at our first meeting of the season on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Meet and greet friends from 7 to 7:15 p.m. Meeting and program starts at 7:15 p.m. The Congregational Church meeting hall is located at The Congregational Church meeting hall is locate at 1801 E Jackson St, [...]

September 2017 Conservation Column

By |2018-06-04T19:37:04-07:00September 5th, 2017|Conservation Columns|

The Fate of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument This month’s Chat is coming out a few days late because we wanted to wait for the announcement regarding the results of the Trump Administration’s review of national monuments designated under the Antiquities Act – including, of course, our own Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The recommendations from Interior Secretary [...]

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Happy Hour 

By |2017-09-05T21:01:40-07:00September 1st, 2017|News Page, Uncategorized|

By Dave Ferguson  One crisp January afternoon, as the sun tapered across our rose-colored living room wall, an alarming “thud” startled me and my wife from our private world of books.   “What was that?” Jane shouted, swapping her reading glasses for her distance glasses.   “I don’t know,” I said, as I leapt from my reclining [...]


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