KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A guided walk to explore oak woodlands on the Skillet Handle area of the Running Y Ranch Resort will be offered Saturday, May 28, by the Klamath Tree League.

The walk will explore one of the easternmost occurrences of Oregon white oak on the West Coast.

The free hour-long walk will begin at 10 a.m. in the Skillet Handle parking lot, which is located at the end of Cooper’s Hawk Road.

Topics will include the life history of oak trees, and wildlife use of oak woodlands. The walk will conclude with examination of one of the largest oak trees known to exist in the Upper Klamath Basin.

The walk will cover up to two miles on level ground over a primitive road, with short sections over rough and uneven ground.

For more information about the walk, call (541) 281-9933.

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