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Welcome to the Rogue Group Sierra Club

Dedicated to preserving Southern Oregon's environment, natural resources, and quality of life, the Rogue Group is composed of Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Curry and Lake Counties. This includes the entire Rogue Valley, with activity sections in Grants Pass, the Illinois Valley and Brookings. We are headquartered in Ashland, about 15 miles south of Medford.

Shan Creek Ridge

Shan Creek Ridge, Grants Pass Section
photo by S. Laskey

Our meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month in the Guanajuato Room at the Ashland Library at 5:30 p.m.. We encourage you to attend. Please refer to the Contacts page or E-mail our Vice-Chair, Bob Palzer. He well be happy to hear from you and anxious to help.



--NEWS YOU CAN USE RIGHT NOW!

Old Growth Forests Endangered

Is Senator Ron Wyden's "O&C Land Grant Act of 2013" a compromise or a capitulation? Will old growth forests survive? Read all about it in the Rogue Walker newsletter.


Volunteer Positions Available!

Please check out the current Volunteer Positions. It is very important that new volunteers step up and help the Rogue Group. We are urgently seeking to fill several positions that take 3-4 hours per month.


Donate to the Rogue Group Sierra Club

All of the funds donated to our Foundation account are for use only by the Rogue Group for general conservation including public education, programs, outings and litigation. Your contribution is fully tax deductible (501(c)(3) if you make your check out to The Sierra Club Foundation with Rogue Group on the memo line. Contributions made out only to the Rogue Group are NOT tax deductible.

Mail to:
RGSC Treasurer
P.O. Box 727
Ashland, OR. 97520

Your check must be postmarked no later than Dec. 15 to be considered for the current tax year. Thanks very much for your support!


Snail Mail??

Send it to:
Rogue Group Sierra Club
P.O. Box 727
Ashland, OR. 97520


The Rogue Group Sierra Club is pleased to be a contributor to the Rogue River Walk in Gold Beach.

This is a delightful 6 mile trail running along the south bank of the mighty Rogue River, all the way to Lobster Creek Bridge. Download a copy of the Rogue River Walk Brochure and Map here.


General Information

Rogue Group Chair: Tom Dimitre dimitre@mind.net

The Rogue Group of the Oregon Chapter Sierra Club is based in Ashland, Oregon. Our meetings are usually held at the Headwaters Environmental Building, 84 4th St, Ashland. The Groups work focuses on the proposed ski expansion on Mt. Ashland, the Klamath Basin, protecting the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, and much, much more.

The Group has an active Overnight Backpacking Outings program in the Summer months. Members and non-members are invited to join these hikes around beautiful Southern Oregon. See the Get Outdoors! link for more information.

The Rogue Group covers a very large area and has Activity Sections in Grants Pass, the Illinois Valley and Curry County whose purpose is to focus on more localized activities and issues. See the "Contact Us" link for information on how to contact the section leaders.

We welcome inquires from members and non-members alike!


Stellar Jay

Stellar Jay with a Stolen Peanut
photo by S. Laskey



London Peak Trail

Wheelchair access path to London Peak Lookout
photo by S. Laskey

Rogue River

Rogue River near Gold Hill
photo by K. Biechler


Submit your Favorite Photos of Southern Oregon

Submit your photos of southern Oregon to appear on our website. Attach a .jpg file of less than 200 Kb (so that it downloads faster) to an E-mail message with the photographer's name, the date, and the location of the photo. Send it to RGSCPix@gmail.com for consideration. You will be notified prior to your photo being displayed. There is no monetary value of this offer.