Upcoming Events for Students, Teachers, and Families

For further information please contact the OSU Extension office at 541-766-6750. For information about past natural resource events (professional development workshops, family and student events and activities, and many more) click here.

Migratory Bird Treaty Centennial - Pacific Flyway Ambassadors Project

March 29th and 30th

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is celebrating the centennial by featuring the trials and tribulations that migrating birds endure on their yearly journey and fostering a closer connection between birds and people within the Pacific Flyway. Two Flyway Ambassadors will be in Benton County and available for school visits. Contact the OSU Extension office 541-766-6750 or email to inquire about a visit to your classroom. 

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 21, 2016

Location: Peavy Arboretum