Special Events

Fun Forest Programs! - Check out our program schedule

There is a lot to see and do here at the Tillamook Forest Center, including family-friendly activities. Join our interpretive naturalists for a wide variety of enjoyable programs. Upcoming special events are listed below.

DON'T MISS THE FUN!

National Association for Interpretation Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) Workshop at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

January, 20 - 23, 2015

Registration Required

The Oregon Department of Forestry/Tillamook Forest Center and City of Hillsboro in partnership with National Association for Interpretation is hosting a Certified Interpretive Guide training January 20-23, 2015 at Jackson Bottom Wetland Preserve in Hillsboro, Oregon.

For complete registration and class information visit The National Association for Interpretation Certificaiton and Training Calendar.

 

Forest Wildfire & Watershed Educator Workshop

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

8 am - 5 pm

The Tillamook State Forest, our backyard coastal rain forest, is home to a rich variety of habitats, ecosystems and wildlife. Explore the role of fire in the forest and the interconnected nature of the Wilson River watershed. Enjoy classroom activities, a peek at the Tillamook Forest Center exhibits and field experiences!

  • All curricula are correlated to Oregonís benchmarks and standards.
  • Substitute reimbursement is available
  • Free PLT and Aquatic WILD curricula included with attendance
  • Offered at no cost to Oregon educators grades 6-8 and informal educators
  • Workshop participants will receive priority field trip registration for the Tillamook Forest Center and discover field trip options.

Visit Forest Wildfire & Watershed Educator Workshop | Oregon Natural Resource Education Program to register.

*This workshop is funded through the generous support of the Tillamook Forest Heritage Trust

 

Tillamook Tales
Second Saturdays Beginning in March 2015

11:30 am

Itís story time at the Tillamook Forest Center!
Join us to explore the forest through stories, songs, and activities Ė geared for young children (ages 3-6) and their caregivers. We will start off with an engaging childrenís story and follow up with a fun activity; sure to entertain the wee ones. Each month we will host a different forest adventure, so come along and let our naturalists tell you a Tillamook Tale! This program is FREE and will be held the second Saturday of each month at the Tillamook Forest Center and includes a snack.

 

Additional 2015 special events are coming soon!