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Wednesday, December 14, 2022 to Thursday, December 15, 2022

Natural Resources Conference: December 14th, 2022,  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Envirothon Training: December 15th, 2022, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Registration for the Conference and/or Envirothon Training has ended.

Format: In-person
Location: The Oregon Garden, Silverton, Oregon
Audience: High school natural resource educators

Note! We encourage you to register as early as possible. Due to the various winter activities offered in Silverton. we suggest you secure your lodging as soon as you can after you receive your Workshop Confirmation Letter. The detailed letter will be sent to you by ONREP staff as quickly as we can after we receive your registration. The letter outlines the lodging reimbursement critera. 


This in-person conference will focus on the social, economic and ecological aspects of Oregon’s natural resources. The conference will include:

  • An overview of current research on relevant topics,
  • Related community college connections through lesson or lab idea,
  • Small group discussions with colleagues on application of lesson/lab and research in their classroom.

The optional second day is training for Oregon Envirothon 2023. To explore more information visit: Registration for Envirothon 2023 has a projected opening date in January 2023. Oregon Envirothon 2023 will be held on May 5th and this year’s current issue is Adapting to a Changing Climate

This conference meets the professional development requirement of the Oregon Department of Education statewide Natural Resources / Forestry Career & Technical Education (CTE) Program of Study. Lunch provided both days . Information about lodging will be provided in the Workshop Confirmation Letter(s) which you will receive soon after registration. 

This conference is offered in partnership with Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ONREP), Oregon Department of Education (ODE), Oregon Natural Resources Educators Association (ONREA), and Future Natural Resource Leaders (FNRL).

Registration required. Offered at no cost to formal and nonformal Oregon educators. PDUs available. Substitute reimbursement available on teacher workdays. Lodging reimbursement available. 

Registration for this event CLOSED at 12 PM NOON on December 7th, 2022.



The Oregon Garden
Silverton, Oregon