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John Day Fossil Beds

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When: Oct 05, 2018 12:00 AM to Oct 07, 2018 11:00 PM
Contact:
Erin Law
971-222-6119

May 5-7, 2018 | Take a journey through time with Portland Audubon as we explore the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

October 5-7, 2018

One of the most fascinating geological wonderlands in America is tucked away in the remote Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon. Ancient lavas, volcanic mudflows, and ash deposits form a colorful landscape around the John Day River and its tributaries. Sixty million years of prehistoric animals and plants have been preserved as fossils in the geologic strata of the barren cliffs. Take a journey through time with Portland Audubon as we explore the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. We’ll visit the Painted Hills, Blue Basin, and more. The focus will be on geology, but along the way we’ll be sure to keep an eye out for birds, wildflowers, and other aspects of the region’s natural history.

Painted Hills- Scott Butner

Registration Details

Leader: Dr. Ivan Phillipsen
Fee:
$445 members / $545 non-members
Deposit:
$200 to secure your space
Single supplement:
Please contact us if you are interested in a single supplement to confirm availability.

What is included: Ground transportation, two nights double-occupancy lodging, entrance fees for planned activities, all meals except dinners, and the services of your leaders. Not included: Dinners

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

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