Upcoming ONREP Workshops

ONREPThe Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ONREP) has several upcoming workshops.

Here is a sample of what’s ahead:

Forest Ecosystem Health

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Time: 8:30 am- 4 pm
Audience: Middle School Educators, formal and non-formal
Curricula: Project Learning Tree and Project WILD
Description: This workshop will investigate the essential question, “How do you know if a forest ecosystem is healthy?” through the lens of different forest sector careers. We will practice multiple activities from Project Learning Tree and Project WILD designed to engage student in investigating the complexity and interconnectedness of forest ecosystems. {Please note that this workshop is in partnership with natural resources professionals that are organizing Lake Creek Camp. If you are planning to attend this camp with your students, this workshop will provide content information and activities to prepare you and your students for a successful camp experience.}

Grant County Regional Airport

John Day,OR

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Aquatic Wild at the South Slough

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Audience: K-8 Educators
Curricula: The NEW Aquatic WILD
Description: This workshop will feature the new Aquatic WILD guide for the first time in Oregon held at the beautiful and research-relevant South Slough. Come discover adventure with us as we use field investigations and activities to explore Next Generation Science Standard concepts and content.

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve

Charleston, OR

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Coming this summer!

Date: June 27-28, 2016
LocationHJ Andrews Experimental Forest, Blue River, OR
Audience: Middle School Educators
Curricula: Project WILD
Description: Come join other Oregon middle school  teachers as we explore ways to engage students in authentic science investigations about hummingbirds and pollinators. We will introduce participants to the Hummingbird Citizen Science Project as well as explore other ways to investigate pollination ecology with students. Teachers will get to help with hummingbird research and explore ways to connect art and science in this two-day workshop. Lodging and food will be provided as well as an opportunity to sign up for one graduate credit at cost to participant (if enough are interested).

Registration coming soon!