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1401 Gekeler Lane
La Grande, OR 97850

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Guide to Information Providers in the Blue Mountains
Blue Mountain Community College
Type:
State Community College
P.O. Box 100, Pendleton, OR 97801
Mission:
Education
Phone: (541) 276-1260
Audience:
Adult
Contact person:
Media used:
Classroom, Ed-Net
     
Blue Mountains Natural Resources Institute
Type:
Forest Service, Federal Advisory Committee, and partnership of cooperators of all interests with state and federal agencies, universities, tribes, etc.
1401 Gekeler Lane, La Grande, OR 97850
Mission:
Enhance social and economic benefits from natural resources in a sustainable manner
Phone: (541) 962-6548
Audience:
Land managers and scientists, private landowners, general public (4th grade-graduate)
Contact person: Lynn Starr
Media used:
Publications, newsletter, workshops, conferences, 4th to 6th-grade curriculum, tours, seminars, videos, research, Web site
     
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Type:
Tribal Government
P.O. Box 638, Pendleton, OR 97801
Mission:
To protect the rights and promote the interests of Umatilla Indians
Phone: (541) 276-3165
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Deb Croswell
Media used:
Speakers
     
Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center
Type:
State University Research Program
P.O. Box E, Union, OR 97883
Mission:
Agricultural research
Phone: (541) 562-5129
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Tim DelCurto
Media used:
Tours, Publications
     
Eastern Oregon State College
Type:
State College
1410 L Avenue, La Grande, OR 97850
Mission:
Higher education
Phone: (541)962-3519
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Dea Wells, Registrar
Media used:
Classroom, Ed-Net
     
Educational Service Districts
Type:
School district
 
Mission:
Education
 
Audience:
High school and older
 
Media used:
Classroom, Self-study curriculum

  Baker ESD Crook ESD Grant ESD  
  2100 Main St., Baker City, OR 97814-2655 1390 SE 2nd St., Prineville, OR 97754-2498 835 S. Canyon, John Day, OR 97845  
  Phone: (541) 523-5801 Phone: (541) 447-5664 Phone: (541) 575-1349  
  Contact person: Superintendent Contact person: Tim Huntley Contact person: Robert Batty  
         
  Harney ESD Malheur ESD Umatilla-Morrow ESD  
  450 N. Buena Vista, Burns, OR 97720-1565 363 A St. W., Vale, OR 97918 2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton, OR 07801  
  Phone: (541) 573-2426 Phone: (541) 473-3138 Phone: (541) 276-6616  
  Contact person: Ed Schumacker Contact person: Superintendent Contact person: Sam Pambrunent  
         
  Union ESD Walla Walla ESD #123 Wallowa ESD  
  10100 N. McAlister, La Grande, OR 97850-2193 705 W. Rose, Walla Walla, WA 99362 301 W. North St., #1, Enterprise, OR 97828-1040  
  Phone: (541) 963-4106 Phone: (509) 529-3700 Phone: (541)246-4997  
  Contact person: Patty Stinnett Contact person: Superintendent Contact person: Superintendent  

Environmental Education Association of Oregon
Type:
Private, nonprofit with many cooperators
Phone: (503) 590-1096
Mission:
Education on forest resources for K-12 educators
Contact person: Jim Hartman
Audience:
K-12 Educators
 
Media used:
Curriculum development; Clearing Magazine
     
Forests Today and Forever
Type:
Private, nonprofit
P.O. Box 40184, Eugene, OR 97404-0025
Mission:
Educating regarding Oregon's forests, forestry, and the forest products industry
Phone: (541) 461-3518; FAX: (541) 461-3562
Audience:
General public, community leaders, decisionmakers, primary school educators
Contact person: Jennifer Solomon
Media used:
Bi-monthly magazine, teacher packets, quarterly Forest Forums, speakers bureau, Forest Field Day for 6th-graders
     
Malheur National Forest
Type:
USDA Forest Service
P.O. Box 909, John Day, OR 97845
Mission:
Caring for the land and serving people
Phone: (541) 575-3008
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Jennifer Harris
Media used:
Publications, Tours
  Bear Valley Ranger District Burns Ranger District Long Creek Ranger District  
  (541) 575-2110 (541) 573-7292 (541) 575-2110  
         
    Prairie City Ranger District    
    (541) 820-3311    


Ochoco National Forest
Type:
USDA Forest Service
P.O. Box 490, Prineville, OR 97754
Mission:
Caring for the land and serving people
Phone: (541) 416-6647
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Norm Hesseldahl
Media used:
Publications, Tours

  Big Summit Ranger District Paulina Ranger District Prineville Ranger District  
  (541) 416-6645 (541) 477-3713 (541) 416-6500  
         
  Snow Mountain Ranger District Crooked River National Grassland    
  (541) 573-4300 (541) 475-9272    

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Type:
State Agency
P.O. Box 59, Portland, OR 97207
Mission:
Protect and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats
Phone: (503) 229-5403
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Lori Hughes or Rod Lemeni
Media used:
Publications, Tours
     
Oregon Department of Forestry
Type:
State agency
2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310
Mission:
Promote good forestry practices on private land
Phone: (503) 945-7421
Audience:
Private land managers
Contact person: Doug Decker
Media used:
Publications, issue sheets, speakers, videos
     
Oregon Small Woodlands Association
Type:
Private
3415 Commercial St., South, Salem, OR 97302
Mission:
Promote good forestry practices on private land
Phone: (503) 588-1813
Audience:
Private land managers
Contact person: Denny Miles
Media used:
Tours, classes
     
Oregon State University Agriculture Program
Type:
State College
1410 L Avenue, La Grande, OR 97850
Mission:
Higher education
Phone: (541) 962-3547
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Larry Larson, Program Coordinator
Media used:
Classroom, Ed-Net
     
Oregon State University, College of Forestry
Type:
State University
OSU College of Forestry, Corvallis, OR 97331
Mission:
Education
Phone: (541) 737-1347
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Barbara Middleton
Media used:
Classroom
     
Oregon State University Extension
Type:
OSU, USDA, Oregon counties
 
Mission:
Improve Oregonian's knowledge of forest resources and their options for expanding benefits from these resources.
 
Audience:
Forest owners, managers, processors, and users; youth
 
Media used:
Publications, field demos, workshops, Master Woodland Manager volunteers, newsletter, applied research, videos

  Union Co. Extension Wallowa Co. Extension Deschutes Co. Extension  
  10507 N. McAlister, La Grande, OR 97850 668 NW First, Enterprise, OR 97828 1421 S. Hwy. 97, Redmond, OR 97756  
  Phone: (541) 963-1010 Phone: (541) 426-3143 Phone: (541)548-6088  
  Contact person: Paul Oester, Union Co. Contact person: John Williams Contact person: Steve Fitzgerald  

Oregon Tree Farm System
Type:
private, nonprofit
3415 Commercial St., SE, Salem, OR 97302
Mission:
Education on proper forest management
Phone: (503) 362-0242
Audience:
Forest landowners and the public
Contact person: Betty Denison
Media used:
Certification program, publications, newsletter, workshops, conferences, tours, seminars, school tours
     
Oregon Women in Timber
Type:
Private
P.O. Box 2963, La Grande, OR 97850
Mission:
Managed forests are forever
Phone: (541) 963-6257
Audience:
Public, schools
Contact person: Patty Gooderham
Media used:
Forest tours, school programs
     
PEERS (People Exploring Ecosystem Resources as Stewards)
Type:
State College
1410 L. Ave, ZH 246, La Grande, OR 97850
Mission:
Assist teachers to develop natural resources curriculum
Phone: (541) 962-3682
Audience:
Teachers of grades K-12
Contact person: Michael Jaeger
Media used:
Classroom, field trips, computers
     
Pacific Northwest Research Station—La Grande Lab
Type:
USDA Forest Service
1401 Gekeler Lane, La Grande, OR 97850
Mission:
Research
Phone: (541) 962-6547
Audience:
Land managers, scientists, public
Contact person: Evelyn Bull
Media used:
Publications, talks, video, tours
     
Society of American Foresters
Type:
Nationwide, private, nonprofit
4033 SW Canyon Rd., Portland, OR 97221
Mission:
Improve management of forests
Phone: (503) 224-8046
Audience:
Resource managers
Contact person: Lori Rasor
Media used:
Workshops, conferences, field trips, monthly magazine
     
Sustainable Northwest
Type:
Private
1200 NW Front Ave., Suite 280, Portland, OR 97209
Mission:
Sustainable communities in the Northwest
Phone: (503) 221-6911
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Martin Goebel
Media used:
 
     
Thinklink Discovery Museum
Type:
Private, nonprofit
906 Washington, La Grande, OR 97850
Mission:
Educational and experiential discovery center in arts, sciences, and cultures
Phone: (541) 963-0800
Audience:
Children and adults
Contact person: Lani Schroeder
Media used:
Classes, brochures, exhibits, newsletter, teaching kits
     
Umatilla National Forest
Type:
USDA Forest Service
2517 SW Hailey Avenue, Pendleton, OR 97801
Mission:
Caring for the land and serving people
Phone: (541)278-3734
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: Earle Rother
Media used:
Publications, Tours

  Heppner Ranger District North Fork John Day Ranger District Pomeroy Ranger District  
  (541) 676-9187 (541) 427-3231 (541) 843-1891  
         
    Walla Walla Ranger District    
    (509) 522-6290    

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Type:
USDA Forest Service
P.O. Box 907, Baker City, OR 97814
Mission:
Caring for the land and serving people
Phone: (541) 523-6391
Audience:
Adult
Contact person: John Denne
Media used:
Tours, Publications
  Baker Ranger District Eagle Cap Ranger District Hells Canyon Natural Recreation Area  
  (541) 523-4476 (541) 426-4978 (541) 426-4978 or (208) 628-3916  
         
  La Grande Ranger District Pine Ranger District Unity Ranger District  
  (541) 963-7186 (541) 742-7511 (541) 446-3351  
         
    Wallowa Valley Ranger District    
    (541) 426-4978    

Washington State University, Natural Resource Extension
Type:
State Land-Grant University
Pullman, WA 99164-6410
Mission:
Higher Education, Research, and Extension/Continuing Education Service
Phone: (509) 335-4499
Audience:
Adults
Contact person: Edward J. DePuit, Chair Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences
Media used:
Classroom, Publications, Workshops/Shortcourses, Field Days, Newsletters, World-Wide Web
     
World Forestry Center
Type:
Private, nonprofit
4033 SW Canyon Rd., Portland, OR 97221
Mission:
Forestry education
Phone: (503) 228-1367
Audience:
General public (K+), educators, resource managers
Contact person: Rick Zenn
Media used:
World Forestry Center Museum (Portland), Magnus Memorial Tree Farm (Wilsonville), publications, conferences, speakers, curricula and teaching kits

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