Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day on June 8th at Peavy Arboretum

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The Oregon State University Research Forests, OSU Extension Service of Benton and Linn Counties, and the Benton County Health Department will host the 7th annual National Get Outdoors Day event at Peavy Arboretum, north of Corvallis. This event will take place on Saturday, June 8th, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. as part of National Get Outdoors Day, an annual event encouraging healthy, active outdoor fun. Participating partners from throughout the local community will offer a variety of activities designed to engage visitors and connect youth with the great outdoors. Bilingual (Spanish and English) community volunteers will be on hand at the event.

This event is free to the public and will offer a variety of hands-on family activities, including fishing for youths 13 years old and under, live birds, and interactive demonstrations of camping, hiking, and other outdoor skills and activities. Food will be available for purchase on site, and people are welcome to bring picnic lunches.

Shuttle service will provide transportation from Crescent Valley High School to Peavy Arboretum. On-site parking will not be available.

For more information, contact Oregon State University Extension Service at 541-766-6750 or visit the Oregon State University Research Forests Get Outdoors Day website at http://cf.forestry.oregonstate.edu/getoutdoors-day.

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