Starker Forests, Inc. works to provide a wide variety of educational opportunities for people of all ages.
Some of our activities include:
- Elementary School FieldÂ TripsÂ â€“ We host over 1000 students per year at our interpretive trail near Blodgett.
- Forest Camp (An outdoor school) â€“ 180 sixth graders from smaller, rural schools learn about forestry, ecology and the outdoors.
- Annual Tree Planting Day â€“ 125 kids and 60 adults work with theÂ Philomath High School Forestry class to plant seedlings each winter.
- Philomath Outdoor School â€“ 200 sixth graders and 25 high school counselors, organize the forestry lesson, lead â€œWilderness Survivalâ€
- Wednesday Tours â€“ Starker Forests led tours to the Starker Memorial Trail (summer months only)
- Winter Wildlife Field Day â€“ Hosted a booth for youth wildlife education at Finley National Wildlife Refuge.
- Leadership Corvallis â€“ Host forest tours for Natural Resources Day
- Scouts â€“ provide camping and other forest related opportunities for Scouts and adult leaders
- Starker video â€“ Iâ€™m Not an Alien
- Youth Leadership Corvallis/Philomath â€“ steering committee, lead Natural Resources Day
- Webelos â€“ help fourth and fifth grade boy scouts get their forest activity badge at the trail