‘Big Tree’ Expedition (Willamette NF)
Big Tree Expedition. Difficulty: Moderate. Be part of our Citizen Scientist experience and add to the Sweet Home Ranger District inventory of “Big Trees!” We will measure very large trees and feel the heartbeat of their magnificence. Historical and botanical values will be recognized and documented. Leaders: Tony Farque, Archaeologist; firstname.lastname@example.org, Alice Smith Botanist;
email@example.com, Dock Chastain, Forester; firstname.lastname@example.org; Claire Bennett, Botanist; email@example.com.
Preregistration is required. Tours and they fill up quickly. Register at www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777 (search or ask for “Sweet Home Nature and Heritage Tours”). Most tour fees are $10 per person ($5 with a Senior or Access Pass), plus a $1 service charge. Request for refunds must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the tour.
Sweet Home Ranger District “Heritage Hikes” are offered under the Recreation Fee Program authorized by The Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA). Fees are collected to fund protection and enhancement of local historic sites for public use and enjoyment, and for the continuation of conservation education programs.