Meet Our Environmental Education (PreK-12) Experts

Rita Bauer


Assistant to Outdoor School Program Leader

Contact for Outdoor School questions or support.

Kara Baylog

Forestry Outreach Coordinator

Jody Einerson

Natural Resources

Contact me with questions about Oregon Season Tracker Citizen Science statewide, 4-H Natural Sciences School programs in Benton County, and Forestry & Natural Resources program support in Benton, Linn and Polk Counties

Kristopher Elliott


Director and Program Leader, Outdoor School

Outdoor Education

Aaron Groth

Regional Fire Specialist, Coast

Contact me with questions about fire preparedness and response in Coastal Oregon.

Hablo español (I speak Spanish)

Yasmeen Hossain


ONREP Coordinator

Contact for environmental education opportunities, questions, and ideas throughout Oregon.

spricht Deutsch (speaks German)

Benno Lyon


Regional Coordinator

Contact me with questions about Outdoor School in Northern Oregon.

Hablo español (I speak Spanish)

Peter Matzka

Forestry Outreach Coordinator

Lee Ann Mikkelson


Oregon Natural Resources Education Program Director

Contact me if you are looking for a Natural Resources professional development for formal and nonformal educators.

Elissa Wells

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4-H Youth Development

Contact me with questions about 4-H programming in Coos County.