Ecology Field Cards
The Willamette Valley Ecology Field Cards produced by Oregon State University Extension Service, Benton County are graphically rich field identification cards that illustrate and describe 50 common organisms (plants, fungi, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians) found in a specific habitat type in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. You may either purchase or check-out these fantastic cards at our office. There are currently five sets of Eco-Cards. Check under Resources for a printable order form and information on all five sets of cards.
Each set includes 50 common organisms and a 50-page Educators Guide.
The target audience for this educational product is 4th-6th grade but students of all ages are using these sturdy, field cards for learning about the flora, fauna and fungus common to this area. Although this product is designed for use in the Willamette Valley, these cards and the accompanying educator’s guide are also useful in similar habitats elsewhere in the Pacific Northwest.
Order by downloading and filling out the Eco-Card order form today under Resources!
Habitat Naturalist Booklets:
Each booklet helps students and children to explore the world around them.
Choose the booklet that matches the habitat type you will be exploring! There are 7 printable Habitat Naturalist Booklets available for download under Resources:
- Forest Naturalist
- Oak Woodland Naturalist
- Riparian Naturalist
- Prairie Naturalist
- Wetland Naturalist
- Insect Naturalist
- My Birding Journal
Benton County 4-H Program ResourceFind pictures and descriptions of each Natural Resource Education Kit available for checkout. Each kit is available for a 2 week check out! Call 541-766-6750 to check availability or to reserve, or stop by the OSU Extension Benton County office at 4077 SW Research Way, Corvallis, OR.
4-H Youth Development Program ResourceNestled in the Eola Hills and just 8 miles away from downtown Salem, the Oregon 4-H Center has been offering educational, camping, and conference services since 1968. Please check out this resource for facility pictures and reservation details.