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

For more information visit the Benton County Natural Resouce Educators Working Group webpage. Any questions can be dirested to Maggie Livesay by email.

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