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Community Class Registration

South Slough offers a variety of programs for all ages to develop a better understanding of estuaries and coastal watersheds. Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather. All cancellations must be received with 48 hours of the start of a program to receive a refund. 

Upcoming events and classes

Description

​Come watch the most critically aclaimed nature documentary ever made. “Visually breath-taking, humbling, majestic television at the top of its game” USA today. In the fourth episode - Big Blue - explore the amazing creatures that live in the vast open ocean. We’ll provide the big screen, awesome ​sound system and fresh popcorn (FREE) Questions? contact Reserve Education Specialist Eric Dean at 541.888.5558 ext. 126 or eric.s.dean@dsl.state.or.us​​

Limit
30
Cost
free
Time
1-2:15pm
Registration
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Description

Bring your wee ones, ages 1 to 5, to learn about the diverse population of aquatic insects that exist in healthy streams. Observe water samples containing live insect specimens and dance the “Buggy Wuggy”. Create wings and antenna to wear at the upcoming MayFly Festival Parade at 2:30 pm on May 18 at Mingus Park.  [Max-20] ($2/child) Registration online: www.southsloughestuary.org 

Questions? Call Deborah- 541.888.5558 ext. 158​

Limit
20
Cost
$2
Time
10-11 am
Registration
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Description

​Wade into climate science on the Oregon Coast with South Slough! The Reserve provides hands-on, interactive trainings for classroom teachers, pre-service teachers and non-formal educators who work closely with schools.

This is a 3-day summer workshop that will meet 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM June 19 & 20th, and 9 AM - 3:00 PM on June 21st, 2019. (Overnight housing is available upon request.)

South Slough educators will use the phenomenon of sea level rise to explore causes and effects of changing atmosphere on our estuaries and oceans.

Participating educators will receive:

  • $150 stipend
  • NGSS structured activities that demonstrate how scientists study climate change
  • strategies for teaching about climate change
  • lunch & snacks each day
  • field trip and classroom support
  • 20 hours of professional development

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve educators, scientists and partners will use field sites and research in the South Slough and Coos Bay estuaries to provide content for essential science practices and make cross-curricular connections. This workshop will use research from the Reserve to investigate aspects of climate science, as well as collect and analyze data with Reserve scientists.

Please contact us with questions! 541-888-5558 x127 or jaime.c.belanger@state.or.us​

Deadline to register is May 25, 2019

*Attendance is required all days.​​

Limit
11
Cost
$35
Time
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM June 19 & 20th, and 9 AM - 3:00 PM on June 21st, 2019
Registration
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