Blue Mountain Field Institute
In 2013, the NFJDWC began partnering with the Long Creek Schools and the Oregon Youth Conservation Corps to offer a new educational opportunity for area teenagers. Students earn college tuition vouchers and high school credit while learning about and working on a variety of natural resource topics and stewardship projects including aspen stand restoration, construction and monitoring of a bluebird and bat boxes and willow planting to assist with stream restoration.
The program expanded in 2016 to include students from all of Grant County. Some upcoming projects will focus on the following subjects:
- Migratory fish research and conservation
- Wildlife monitoring with game camera traps
- Beaver restoration
- Fly casting and tying instruction
- Outdoors skill school
For more information on specific programs related to these topics, click here to scroll through our planned projects page
The NFJDWC plans and coordinates a number of outreach events for various causes. One of our most popular events is Trivia night at 1188 Brewing Company. Each trivia night has its own theme and is held on first Wednesday of every month. The proceeds from each trivia night help support our veterans wilderness trail crew. The event is free to play and everyone is invited to test their knowledge on a wide range of topics with the chance to win prizes.
Please contact us if you have any further questions, trivia theme suggestions, or other outreach event ideas!