Forest Explorers Journal Video Library

Forest Explorers Journal Videos

The Kalapuya and Mary’s Peak

Hunting for History, The Kalapuya Talking Stones

Rooted in Culture: Oregon's Wild Camas

Standing Strong: The Tribal Nations of Western Oregon

Fermenting Ideas: Lecture by Dr. David Lewis

Finding David Douglas

Pileated Woodpecker facts: they can topple telephone poles| Animal Fact Files

Drawing a Black-capped Chickadee with David Allen Sibley

Also find these videos on YouTube

How trees secretly talk to each other - BBC News

Carbon bits: Photosynthesis

Helpful Resources to Explore Science

Neil Degrasse Tyson: An Analogy for the Scientific Method

Neil Degrasse Tyson: The Scientific Method

Forest Discovery Club Facebook Videos

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Learn more about the Forest Discovery Program - Join:

Introductory Video: What is the Forest Discovery Program?

Forester Josh talks about Activity Stop #1

Forester Josh talks about Activity Stop #2 - Peavy’s Giants

Forester Josh talks about Activity Stop #3 - The Dark Forest

Forester Josh talks about Activity Stop #4 - White Oaks

Dr. William Ferrell discusses the importance of old growth forest

Corvallis Video: What does a family walk look like on the Forest Discovery Trail:

What is the OSU Research Forest?


David Lewis Talks about “This is Kalapuyan Land” Project

Forest Discovery Club:

Karen and Hanna discover Maple Seeds!

Michelle Obama Reads Miss “Maple’s Seeds” (a great book to go along with this discovery)

Karen discovers cones open and close when they get dry and wet!

Mariapaola Riggio shows us how this concept is used in Architecture

Karen makes a map of her favorite park

Forest Flora and Fauna:

Acadian Forest Morning Bird Chorus (Facebook)

Sounds of a Rufous Humminbird

Sounds of the Winter Wren

Grey Tree Frog Sings (Facebook)

Rough Skinned Newts: March of the Newts

Sword Fern

Flying Squirrels

Lichens: Corals of the Forest 

Why is Lichen Important?

Forest Ecosystems Services:

Forest Carbon Capture

OSU Science Features:

Retweeting the Forest: Kristin Jones: Woman of color, science, field work, biodiversity

Marbled Murrlet

Ancient Forests create refuge for birds

Forest Carbon Studies: featuring H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest and Dr. Mark Harmon! (starts at 14:37)

Art and Science:

Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Reflecting Art and Nature - the wall of birds

Other Online Resources


Join the Forest Discovery Club iNaturalist Project

Chachalu Museum

Merlin: All about birds

eBird: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Earth Rangers App - great app for kids who want to learn more about their environment and find a community to support their efforts to make positive environmental contributions