Tributaries of Life: A Watershed Inquiry

Oregon State University

Hours for Learning Activity:

45 learning hours

Date and Time:

Monday, March 4, 2019, 8:00am to Sunday, April 14, 2019, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 5:00pm


Offered in a partnership between Oregon State University and NorthBay, this is a Professional Development course for all academic disciplines, grades 6 through 12.

Participating teachers will increase their freshwater ecology knowledge and learn how to facilitate student-directed watershed inquiry with NorthBay’s renowned watershed field course — made available in an online format.

What You’ll Need:

  • Reliable internet
  • Access to a non-tidal stream or wadeable river
  • A journal

Two Sessions Offered (choose one):

  • March 4 – April 14, 2019
  • May 6 – June 16, 2019
  • $435 (+ $60 registration fee)
  • 6 weeks
  • 45 hours/16 PDUs


About NorthBay Education Inc.:

NorthBay is an organization that empowers people in realizing that their attitudes, choices and actions matter. NorthBay engages youth and adults in transformative, multi-faceted outdoor education programs.


Lynne L. Hindman, PhD

Kathy Chambliss, PhD