2018 Douglas County School Forestry Tour

Information for Volunteers: Instructors and Recruiters

For more information about volunteering for the 2018 School Forestry Tour click here

Information for Schools and Teachers

To pre-register, please include school name, your name, your e-mail and telephone number, teacher names, and number of students attending. E-mail registrations to holly.burton@oregonstate.edu .

If you have any questions that are not answered on this page, please contact Holly Burton or 541-236-3053.

---> To find the Daily Lists of  2018 Instructors, please click here. (coming soon)

2018 Douglas County School Forestry Tour--A 56-Year Tradition!

May 16-18, 2018 
(Thursday and Friday),   (Wednesday)
* 9am to 1:30pm            9am to 1:15pm

*Please arrive by 9am. If you are unable arrive by then, let us know when to expect you. We will do our best to accommodate late arrivals, but you may miss one or more of the learning stations.

Cartoon school bus

Where Douglas County Glide Educational Forest (behind Glide Transfer Station). Map & driving directions.


Schools across Douglas County who have confirmed their attendance after receiving their program introduction letter.  Each year, these letters go out to all 5th grade teachers. 

What Tour Schedule for 2018 -- what we will be doing each day. The morning includes rotations between seven learning stations and the afternoon includes rotations between four games.

Tour Supplements for Teachers and Students

  • Teacher Supplement (pdf)
  • Student Tour Booklet (pdf)

If you wish to apply for reimbursement of your bus expenses then you must work directly with ORFI, Oregon Forest Resources Insitute in Portland, Oregon.  Do not contact the Douglas County OSU Extension Service office.  See information below:

Wear or Bring

  • Long pants
  • Layered clothing (it can be hot or cold)
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch**
  • Water
  • Hat (optional)

**It works well to bring a box to hold all of your class lunches. We have a cool, shady spot where you can store the box until lunch.

2018 Daily Lists of Instructors:

We hope you enjoy your School Forestry Tour!  Click on a link below to obtain the list of instructors and their addresses that taught on the day your school attended.

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Thursday, May 17, 2018
  • Friday, May 18, 2018

Lost and Found

Lose something at School Tour? Call our office (541-672-4461) and identify it - and we'll be happy to help reunite you!

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