The resources on this page are for Master Naturalists and community members alike. Feel free to browse the readings, images, videos, and other resources. We hope these resources help you along in your life-long journey as an Oregon naturalist. 


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Do you have a natural resource question and need answers? You can ask an expert through eXtension, and a local natural resource expert (including Master Naturalists) will give you information or resources to help with answering your question. 


Print Resources

OSU Extension Catalog Publications

Trees and Shrubs to Know in Oregon 

Understanding Names of Oregon Trees

A Description of Some Oregon Rocks and Minerals

4-H Junior Master Naturalist Curriculum

4-H Entomology Project Leader Guide Grades 4-6

Oregon 4-H Forestry Member Manual

Oregon 4-H Earth Science Project

4-H Geology Member Guide

Of People and Fish: Oregon 4-H Natural Science and Cultural Discovery Program 

Insects: Taking a Deeper Look at the World of Bugs

Saving Eden Creek: A Play About People and Forests 

Salmon in the Classroom

OSU Extension Catalog Wesbite

Other Publications 

Willamette Valley Reading List



NW Conifers- This is a website authored by Master Naturalist Ken Denniston. It serves as an invaluable resource in NW conifer identification. 

Oregon Up Close & Personal- This wesbite is managed by Master Naturalist Marvin Kellar. There are great pictures of various native plants and wildlife.  

The Well-read Naturalist- This website is managed by Master Naturalist John Riutta. He posts reviews of natural resource-related books, along with natural resource literature news and a host of other useful links. 

Friends of Glencoe Swale- This website and blog is managed by Master Naturalist Jane Wilson. She posts articles and events related to the activities of Friends of Glencoe Swale. 



Oregon Forest Pest Detector Online Course Videos

Oregon Master Naturalists- Sharing their love of the land 


Program Help Documents and Videos

Ideal Logic Help Document (PDF)

VIDEO: How to log volunteer hours