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.

Citizen Science Climate Change Research Educator Workshop

August 22, 2015

See citizen science in action! This workshop is for teachers, non-formal educators, and volunteers interested in the Oregon Season Tracker Schools project (suitable for grades 4-12). View the flyer here.

Date: Saturday August 22, 2015

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Location: TBA, Corvallis area

Cost: $25 (includes lunch and materials)

Registration required: register online or call 541-766-6750.

Any questions can be directed to Jody Einerson by phone (541-766-6750) or by email (Jody's email) or to Maggie Livesay by email (Maggie's email).

Early Learner Workshop: Explore the World Around You

October 10, 2015

Learn how to provide an enriching, early-learner, outdoor experience for your children! This workshop is for teachers, informal educators, and anyone who works with Pre-K to Kindergarteners. Attendees take home PLT Environmental Experiences and Growing Up WILD early learner activity guides. View the flyer here.

Date: Saturday October 10, 2015

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: TBA, Corvallis area

Cost: $25 (includes lunch and supplies)

Registration required: register online or call 541-766-6750.

Any questions can be directed to Jody Einerson by phone (541-766-6750) or by email.

FOCUS at Beazell Forest

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: 2016 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

Time: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Cost: 3.00/student

Registration required - 2016 registration date to be announced soon!

4-H Wildlife Stewards Youth Summit

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: 2016 DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

Location: Corvallis area

Preregistration deadline: to be announced soon!

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.

Date: Saturday May 30, 2015 (2016 date to be announced!)

Location: Peavy Arboretum

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