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Upcoming Events for Students, Teachers, and Families
For further information please contact Maggie Livesay at 541-766-6750 or email Maggie. For information about past natural resource events (professional development workshops, family and student events and activities, and many more) click here.
Benton County Natural Resource Educators Working Group Meeting
November 18, 2015
Location: OSU Extension Service Benton County conference room (4077 SW Research Way, Corvallis, OR)
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Flying WILD at the Refuge Educator Workshop
Saturday March 5, 2016
Location: Finley Wildlife Refuge, Corvallis
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fee $25 includes lunch
Register online at: https://secure.oregonstate.edu/osuext/register/963
FOCUS at Beazell Forest
April 19, April 26, and May 17, 2016
FOCUS (Forests, Organisms, Creeks yoU Study) classroom educational field trips provided by OSU Extension Benton County in partnership with Benton County Parks & Natural Areas. For grades 3 - 5
Dates: April 19, 26, and May 17, 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Cost: 3.00/student, ask about scholarship opportunities!
Registration required - 2016 registration information available soon!
4-H Wildlife Stewards Youth Summit
May 5, 2016
A one-day natural resource education event for student teams from 4-H Wildlife Stewards Member Schools and affiliates in Benton County. Students prepare an educational display and give an oral presentation related to a project they have researched or conducted in their schoolyard habitat or nearby natural area. In addition students participate in hands-on natural resource activities, take a habitat tour of the host site, meet students from other Member schools, and have fun! For details.
Date: May 5, 2016
Location: Corvallis area
Summit Entries Due: April 4, 2016
Summit Posters Due to OSU Extension: May 2, 2016
Get Outdoors Day
Free one day event for youth and families to seek out healthy, active outdoor lives and embrace our parks, forests, refuges and other public lands and waters. Participate in hands-on activities and learning stations provided by natural resource agencies and organizations. For more information.
Date: Saturday May 30, 2015 (2016 date to be announced!)
Location: Peavy Arboretum