Curriculum and Resources

Habitat Naturalist Booklets: 

Each booklet helps students and children to explore the world around them.

Naturalist booklet cover

 Choose the booklet that matches the habiat type you will be exploring!

4-H Natural Science Curriculum

Online curriculum resources in Entomology, Environmental Stewardship, Forestry, Geology, People & Fish, & Water Resources by 4-H Youth Development Programs.

Ecology Field Cards

Ecology Field Card Set Covers

Willamette Valley Ecology Field Cards are produced by Oregon State University Extension Service, Benton County. They are rich field identification cards that illustrate and describe 50 common organisms found in a specific habitat type in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Each set of cards come with an educator's guide which contains learning activities. Five habitat sets are available now:

Douglas-fir Forest

Oak Woodlands

Riparian Bottomland Forest

Wetland and Wet Prairie

Upland Prairie

Available for purchase or 2 week checkout.

Education Kits

Wetland Wonders Kit contents

Benton County 4-H Natural Resource Education Kits are available for 2 week checkout from OSU Extension Service, Benton County. There are twelve kits filled with learning materials and activities! Great for use with clubs, classrooms, and children of all ages.