Thank you to our Partners and Volunteers!

This event is brought to you by many wonderful partners, supporters, and volunteers

Community Health Centers of Linn & Benton Counties 

“Healthy People, Strong Communities.” The Community Health Centers of Benton and Linn Counties provide patient-centered primary medical care that focuses on the whole person. We understand how physical health, mental health and oral health all impact each other. We are committed to helping each person achieve these health goals and lead a happier, healthier life.

Chintimini Wildlife Center 

We envision a world where humans and wildlife enjoy a peaceful and mutually productive coexistence, and we work every day to empower members of our community to make that dream a reality. 

City of Corvallis Parks and Recreation 

Corvallis Parks and Recreation's mission is to preserve and create a community heritage by providing places and programs designed to enhance quality of life. Come discover your City Parks by playing the Racoon Roundup! There's something for everyone, of any age!

USFWS Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Welcome to Winter Wildlife Field Days 2022!  We are honored to work with our partners to make this event happen for you!  William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge and the Ankeny Hill Nature Center at Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge are just down the road, in your backyard, and a place to step into the wild.  It’s where connecting with nature happens naturally.

 Salem Audubon Society

The Salem Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society.  Our mission is to connect people to Nature, through education focused on birds, other wildlife and their habitats, and conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems.  To this end, we promote the enjoyment of wildlife and the stewardship of the environment with birding field trips, nature walks,  monthly meetings and a variety of traveling educational programs.  We involve volunteers in education, advocacy, conservation and restoration projects. 

Polk Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) 

The Polk SWCD strives to deliver natural resource conservation education and technical assistance programs that affect positive, measurable improvements to the environment, and instill stewardship ethics in individuals. 

Marion Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) 

The Marion SWCD works to help people conserve natural resources and develop locally driven solutions to natural resource concerns. 

OSU Fisheries and Wildlife Graduate Student Association 

The Fisheries and Wildlife Graduate Student Association is a resource for fisheries and wildlife graduate students to enhance their education and enhance the community. 

Friends of the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex 

The Friends of the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex is a volunteer-run organization with members who care about the Willamette Valley Refuges as natural resources and work to protect them. We directly support the Refuge Complex to achieve its goals, which include habitat restoration, environmental education, community outreach, and more! 

OSU Extension Benton County 4-H 

Our programs increase natural science literacy in Benton County youth through the educational efforts of trained teachers, volunteers and community partnerships. Over 1,500 youth annually are engage in opportunities and projects to help them explore and learn about our local ecosystems. 

Audubon Society of Corvallis

The Audubon Society of Corvallis strives to: Educate the public about birds, other wildlife and the importance of their habitats; Advocate responsibly public policy and personal behavior that respects, conserves, and restores wildlife habitat; and Provide opportunities for people to enjoy nature.

Corvallis Environmental Center

Our mission is to educate, engage, and inspire people to be involved in creating a healthy, sustainable community. The CEC fills an important niche–every year we directly reach more than 15,000 people through our projects and programs.

500 Women Scientists

The mission of 500 Women Scientists is to serve society by making science open, inclusive, and accessible and transform society by fighting racism, patriarchy, and oppressive societal norms.

Starker Forests, Inc.

“Growing forests, not just trees.” As a certified tree farm, Starker Forests plants trees, maintains plantations, thins stands, harvests timber and manages forests. Natural resources education is a priority.

Willamette Habitat Restoration

Supporting conservation, restoration and environmental education in the Willamette Valley, Oregon.

OSU Research Forests 

The OSU Research Forests were donated to the College of Forestry to serve as a living laboratory and outdoor classroom for students, researchers and managers to learn about forest ecosystems and management. OSU utilizes the Research Forests to find new ways to sustainably manage forests for conservation, education, business and recreation.

Marys River Watershed Council 

Marys River Watershed Council works to inspire and support voluntary stewardship of Marys River and nearby streams, to enhance habitat for fish and wildlife and to protect water quality. We partner with landowners to implement restoration projects stream by stream around the watershed, providing benefits for all who live downstream. One-third of Corvallis drinking water and all of the Philomath water supply are provided by Marys River and its tributaries.

Oregon State Parks

The mission of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.

Footwise in Corvallis

Footwise in Corvallis has been their flagship store since 1987. They are located in a historic brick building in the center of downtown. They are focused on comfortable, stylish footwear and offer friendly and knowledgeable service. They look forward to helping you find just what you need!

Greenbelt Land Trust

Greenbelt Land Trust is a local land conservation 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on protecting ecologically, agriculturally, and historically significant lands in the mid-Willamette Valley. We work strategically to secure significant natural areas in accordance with a careful plan. And we strive for connectivity, linking protected natural areas with parks and public spaces to provide wildlife corridors, protect valuable natural resources, and expand opportunities for low-impact recreation and renewal. Protected—and connected—these natural areas make our communities more desirable as places to live and work, and help preserve Oregon’s distinctive landscape and character.

Luckiamute Watershed Council

The Luckiamute Watershed Council (LWC) is a diverse group of volunteers who work together to learn about the watershed and to improve water quality and habitat conditions. The LWC promotes projects that protect and enhance natural resources through the cooperation and support of many partners, including local agencies, Tribal entities, schools, organizations, landowners, industries and businesses.

Philomath Public Library

The Philomath Community Library is a branch of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.

Enrich, Excite, Explore! The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library will be an inspiring and vital part of the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds in our communities.

Monroe Public Library

The Monroe Community Library is a branch of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.

Enrich, Excite, Explore! The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library will be an inspiring and vital part of the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds in our communities.

Albany Public Libraries

 A connected and diverse Albany that celebrates curiosity, knowledge, and possibility. The Albany Public Library is an essential resource promoting community, life-long learning, and quality services in a safe, welcoming space.

City of Keizer

The City of Keizer regards all people with dignity and respect and strives to carry out these values in providing our services to all the people of Keizer.

City of Independence

The City of Independence is the third largest urban area in Polk County, Oregon. Located twelve miles southwest of Salem, on the west bank of the Willamette River.

Albany Parks & Recreation

We promote healthy living through recreational experiences and serve as stewards of Albany's public parks and facilities. 

Benton Soil and Water Conservation District 

Growing relationships between people and place since 1956. Benton SWCD is one of 45 conservation districts in Oregon working to put conservation efforts on the ground. The results include cleaner water, improved crop land, pastures, forests, and restored wildlife habitat.

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