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 August 2 Land of Fire & Ice: The Elements that Shaped the Oregon Cascades - *In-Person Location: Fish Lake Remount Depot, McKenzie Bridge, OR Date: 08/02/2022 to 08/04/2022 August 2 Early Learner Series Workshop 1: Connecting Early Learners to Nature Through Growing Up WILD, Online Location: Online Date: 08/02/2022 to 08/04/2022 August 11 Early Learners Series Workshop 2:Connecting Early Learners to Nature through Project Learning Tree, Online Location: Online Date: 08/11/2022 to 08/12/2022 August 16 Tribal History/Shared History (SB 13) Lessons: Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation - *In-Person Location: Umatilla Indian Reservation near Pendleton, OR Date: 08/16/2022 August 23 Exploring Water (Keizer),*In-Person Location: Keizer, OR Date: 08/23/2022 Browse All Workshops Featured Facilitator Erin CathcartIndependent EducatorErin Cathcart is a passionate educator, mentor, and leader who has been learning, growing, and teaching across Oregon since her youth. With a Bachelors of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife from Oregon State University and a Masters of Science in Environmental Education and Interpretation from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Erin has worked with city and state agencies as well as a variety of non-profits to develop and deliver education and outreach programs for early childhood, K-12, undergraduate, professional, and volunteer groups across Oregon. In her non-work time, Erin is busy in the garden, enjoying time with her horse Trillium, or out discovering new places to connect with nature near her home in NE Portland.