Fall in the Field programs offer a diverse selection of educational opportunities fit for students from grades 4-8 to explore the natural wonders of Southern Oregon.
Cantrall Buckley Park is located 45 minutes west of Ashland on the ancestral homelands of the Shasta, Takelma, Latgawa, Modoc, Cow Creek Umpqua peoples. This beautiful site features the Applegate River and a network of trails that are ripe for exploration and learning. During Cantrall Buckley programs, students in grades 4-8 will have opportunities to explore the water cycle, watersheds, food webs, and the chemistry of deciduous trees while building a sense of belonging in nature.
The monument has been a close community partner with the SOU EE graduate program for many years and we are excited to continue offering Fall in the Field programming here in 2023. The CSNM is a biodiversity hotspot that features a dazzling range of endemic species and ecological communities in a unique geological setting. While traversing Greensprings Trail, students in grades 4-8 will learn about forest layers, Southern Oregon geology, soil communities, animal interactions, and more.
Cohort 15 is pleased to build upon the work of previous EE cohorts and will be offering new asynchronous virtual programs this fall. The Covid-19 pandemic emphasized the need for virtually accessible environmental education programming. These programs offer an alternative to in-person programming in the case of excessive smoke or other events that prohibit in-person field trips. New virtual programs will be added to our virtual site in Fall 2023.
SOU Environmental Education Graduate Program
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520