By combining critical thinking skills with inquiry-based learning, students learn in a unique, highly motivating environment. During periods of heavy rain in the winter, Lookout Creek is transformed from a clear stream to a muddy torrent.
This is when logjams are built and destroyed, boulders are tumbled, and the stream bed rearranged.
State and federal agencies including ODFW, NOAA, EPA, USDA and USFWS share the 49 acre campus and are engaged in cooperative marine and coastal research activities.
OSU's portal to the Pacific, the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport (map) provides research, teaching, and residential facilities for faculty and students just an hour's drive from Corvallis.
The popular Visitor Center features hands-on exhibits, aquaria, and educational programs enjoyed by schoolchildren and over 150,000 visitors annually.
Oregon State University and the College of Forestry officially launched a $65 million initiative in January 2015 to build the Oregon Forest Science Complex.
Once completed, the state-of-the-art facility will provide current and future students with a transformative educational experience across a full range of forestry and natural resources degree programs.
The nest is located on the broken top of an old-growth Douglas fir tree, about 180 ft above Lookout Creek.
The Ospreycam is deployed 200 ft up in an adjacent tree, powered by solar panels and linked to Andrews Forest Headquarters by a series of radios.
The Bend Science Station provides science education for Central Oregon's youth in Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Since it was founded in 2002, the Bend Science Station has been inspiring children with its innovative hands-on science classes and camps. Andrews Forest Flood Cam The Andrews Forest is focused on a logjam on a section of Lookout Creek approximately 2 miles upstream from its confluence with Blue River.
It is a collaborative project by the Ocean Mixing Group and Atmospheric Sciences Group in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.