Professional Development ONREP is a leader in providing professional development programs in nature-based learning Learn More Educator Resources We provide PreK-12th grade resources for formal and nonformal educators, pre-service instructors, homeschool edcuators, and natural resource professionals Resources Facilitators Our facilitators are the heart of ONREP Professional Development! They are dedicated to ensuring ONREP programs meet the changing needs of formal and nonformal educators throughout Oregon Learn more Previous Next Welcome to ONREP The Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ONREP) has over 40 years of experience supporting formal and nonformal educators. Our professional development events as well as our environmental education curriculum resources encourage educators to engage their students in nature-based learning both indoors and outside. ONREP houses the state-programs for both the award-winning Project Learning Tree national environmental education program as well as Project WILD, one of the largest wildlife education programs in the world. Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Oregon Natural Resources Education Program is dedicated to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. Find Out More Professional Development ONREP provides a variety of professional development, from one-time classes to a series of training sessions, workshops and multi-day summits. Find Out More Educator Resources We offer PreK-12th grade curriculum and other resources that meet national and state education standards. Explore Facilitator Information ONREP facilitators are highly-skilled professionals who design and deliver professional development programming for Oregon's educators. Find Out More Upcoming Workshops October 18 Early Learner Nature Exploration Location: Eugene, OR Date: 10/18/2023 October 28 ODS/ONREP: Integrating Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) SB13 Lessons into Classroom and Outdoor Learning Location: Pendleton, OR Date: 10/28/2023 November 14 Introduction to the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians & Vesper Meadow’s New Curriculum “Fire Ecology and the Human Relationship” Location: Online Date: 11/14/2023 to 11/16/2023 December 11 OFRI & ONREP Natural Resource Educators Conference 2023 and Envirothon Training Location: Silverton, Oregon Date: 12/11/2023 to 12/12/2023 Browse All Workshops Featured Facilitator Alison HeimowitzOregon MetroEducation Specialist, Waste Prevention and Environmental ServicesRooted in a lifelong commitment to the natural world, Alison has spent nearly 30 years connecting audiences to immersive nature-based experiences both in the classroom and in the field. Having started her career in the classroom as an 8th grade physical science teacher, Alison has extensive experience developing, delivering and managing programs that link formal and non-formal education. Alison especially enjoys collaborating with community partners to co-create innovative and culturally responsive materials that cultivate the building blocks which form the foundation of tomorrow’s conservation leaders.