Welcome to the Rogue Group of the Oregon 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 either the Guanajuato room or the Gresham 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!

Southern Oregon University's Biomass Cogeneration Plan is a BAD IDEA

The Rogue Group is emphatically opposed to a biomass burner at Southern Oregon University. The Sierra Club in Oregon is opposed to expanding natural gas facilities. There are air quality, climate, and forest resource concerns with a biomass burner. There are climate concerns with natural gas. Based on those concerns, we strongly oppose a biomass burner at SOU.

Read more about it in the Rogue Group News

Volunteer NOW!

Rogue Group offers several opportunities for volunteers to contribute to the protection and enjoyment of our beauiful valleys, rivers, mountains, and forests. YOU can make a significant contribution by donating 3-4 hours per month (and have a great time doing it).

Donate to the Rogue Group Sierra Club Foundation

ALL of the funds donated to our Foundation account are used only by the Rogue Group for our conservation programs, education, 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!

The Rogue Group 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 now!

Rogue River Walk Brochure and Map


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 rgscimages@gmail.com for consideration. You will be notified prior to your photo being displayed. There is no monetary value of this offer.