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Conservation Education Grant Awards

By Heath Keirstead | June 25, 2020

Here is a summary of the conservation education grants we have funded since 2007.

 

School YearSchool/OrganizationProjectAmount Funded
19-20Cascade Pacific RC&D/
Garfield/Lincoln
Willamette Laja Twinning Youth
Education Aves Compartidas
$1,000.00
19-20Inst. for Applied Ecology/ Garfield/LincolnWillamette Laja Twinning Youth
Education Aves Compartidas
$996.50
19-20Adams ElementarySchool Garden$342.99
19-20College Hill HS & Urban FarmSalmon Raising & Release$608.00
19-20Marys River Watershed CouncilEducational Outreach field days and events$1,000.00
18-19Kings Valley CharterPollinator Garden$530.00
18-19Garfield ElementarySalmon Watch & Outdoor School$494.00
18-19Corvallis WaldorfPollinator Project$297.00
18-19Philomath ElementaryFOCUS Field Trip & Mason Bee Supplies$295.00
18-19Cascade Pacific RC&DWillamette Laja Twinning Youth
Education Aves Compartidas
$1,000.00
18-19Corvallis Environmental CenterFarm to School & Naturalist Programming$824.60
17-18Corvallis MontessoriPollinator Garden$263.00
17-18Philomath ElementaryFOCUS field trip & Mason Bee Supplies$137.00
17-18Corvallis WaldorfWater Catchment for School$500.00
17-18Hoover ElementaryBald Hill Field Trip$700.00
17-18Corvallis Environmental Center /Mountain View ElementaryJunior Naturalist and Edible Corvallis Initiative$1,000.00
13-14Marys Peak Group of the Sierra Club/ Garfield & Corvallis WaldorfSchool Arboretums$678.65
13-14Hoover ElementaryButterfly & Bird Habitat & Vermicompost$700.00
13-14Kings Valley CharterRaised Garden Beds$604.63
13-14Corvallis Environmental Center/ Avery House Nature CenterWetland Field Trips, Wild Flower & Mammal Programs$1,896.00
13-14OSU Ext. Benton Co.Natural Resources Educator Workshop$406.80
13-14Corvallis Environmental Center/ Starker Arts Garden for EducationGarden Education$963.92
12-13N. Albany MiddleAquatic Macroinvertebrate Studies$254.00
12-13Institute for Applied EcologyWetland Discovery Days$980.00
12-13Corvallis Environmental Center/ Starker Arts Garden for EducationGarden Staff & Supplies$1,679.00
12-13Marys River Watershed CouncilEvergreen Riparian Stewards$800.00
12-13Corvallis WaldorfInterpretive Signs & Brochures$600.00
12-13Corvallis Environmental Center/ Avery House Nature CenterEcosystem Field Trips$2,030.00
11-12Marys Peak Group of the Sierra ClubSchool Arboretums$500.00
11-12Corvallis Environmental Center/ Avery House Nature CenterField Trips & Water Programs$2,243.00
11-12Oregon State University STEPs ProgramWater Quality Testing Equipment$991.00
11-12Institute for Applied EcologyWetland Discovery Days$1,160.00
11-12Corvallis Environmental Center/ Starker Arts Garden for EducationGarden Staff$500.16
10-11Corvallis HighDixon Creek Restoration$500.00
10-11Crescent Valley HighCreek Study Equipment$509.28
10-11Jefferson ElementaryDixon Creek Natural Area$100.00
10-11Hoover Elementary$141.00
10-11Institute for Applied Ecology (RARE)/ Linus Pauling, Cheldelin, N. Albany, Philomath HS, Corvallis WaldorfNative Plant Growing$499.75
10-11OSU Extension 4-H Wildlife StewardsWOW Educator Guides$628.75
10-11Institute for Applied Ecology (RESTORE)/ Mountain View ElementaryNative Plant Growing$411.00
10-11Corvallis Environmental Center/ Starker Arts Garden for EducationGarden Supplies$998.97
10-11Jefferson ElementaryOutdoor Classroom Maintenance$470.00
10-11Corvallis Environmental Center/ Avery House Nature CenterNature Program & Field Trips$2,304.60
10-11Muddy Creek Charter SchoolOutdoor Studies Supplies$1,090.44
10-11Marys Peak Group of the Sierra Club/ Crescent Valley HSSchool Arboretum Signs$500.00
10-11OSU Extension 4-H Wildlife StewardsWorkshop fees for volunteer attendance$40.00
10-11OSU Extension 4-H Wildlife StewardsGuest Presenter Honorarium$100.00
10-11OSU Extension 4-H Wildlife StewardsWorkshop Hosting$200.00
10-11Oregon State UniversityConductivity & pH Testing Supplies$182.18
10-11Linn Benton Community CollegeNative Plant Demo Garden$85.05
09-10Santiam Christian HighNatural Resources Curriculum$2,121.00
09-10Corvallis Environmental Center/ Avery House Nature CenterFamily Programs Support$2,115.00
09-10Community Services Consortium/ Youth House & GardenGarden Irrigation$1,000.00
09-10Wilson ElementarySalmon/Trout Aquarium Equipment$740.00
09-10Franklin ElementaryK-2 Field Trips$630.00
09-10Mountain View ElementaryWetland Discovery Days$625.00
09-10Monroe HighWater Quality Studies Supplies$591.75
09-10Corvallis WaldorfPlanting Bradshaw’s Lomatium at Owens Farm$361.70
09-10Oregon State UniversityField Class and Farm Walks – equipment$336.00
09-10Cheldelin MiddleInstitute for Applied Ecology RARE program – Bradshaw’s Lomatium at Jackson Frazier Wetland$273.00
09-10Hoover ElementaryField Trip to Starker Arts Garden for Education$141.00
08-09Ashbrook IndependentNative Plant Pollinator Garden$250.00
08-09Philomath ElementaryBinoculars$300.00
08-09Lincoln K-8Habitat Trail$260.00
08-09Jefferson ElementaryRaing Gauge & Stream Gauge$141.70
08-09Hoover ElementaryField Trip, Ecology Field Cards$110.00
08-09Kings Valley CharterField Supplies & Gear$750.00
08-09Pam Wilson, Informal EducatorVarious Field Teaching Supplies$155.75
08-09Mountain View ElementaryField Supplies & Gear$500.00
08-09FranklinSupplies for Growing Plants$115.00
08-09Crescent Valley HighPlanting Supplies$349.25
08-09Corvallis Environmental CenterBee Garden Supplies$1,020.00
08-09Philomath HighWood Chipper$2,927.05
08-09Muddy Creek Charterbus, eco field cards, fied guides$2,050.00
08-09Institute for Applied EcologyField Trip Supplies$565.45
08-09Lincoln K-8Field Trip Support, Greenhouse Equipment, Supplies$2,250.00
08-09OSU Extension 4-H Wildlife StewardsScholarships for camp$1,000.00
08-09Boys & Girls Club of CorvallisGarden Supplies, Tools$250.00
08-09Garfield ElementaryAvery House Nature Center Instructor Hours$150.00
08-09Philomath ElementaryBulletin Board Supplies, Photo Development, Shovels$228.52
07-08Philomath HighNatural Resources Community & School Presentations$2,231.00
07-08Alsea K-12School Garden$2,171.94
07-08Chintimini Wildlife CenterComparative Anatomy of Local Birds$3,671.75
07-08Philomath HighTree and Shrub ID$664.00

About the Author

Heath Keirstead

Heath Keirstead manages Benton SWCD’s Communications and Community Engagement as well as the Native Plant Program and Youth Education. She has a Master’s in Soil Science from Oregon State University. With a dual passion for people and the planet, she loves building relationships with partners, customers, volunteers, and students.

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