Family Activities

Family Activities2020-01-24T16:24:45+00:00

Art Activities

What: Cartoon Sketching with Rosemary Mosco
When: Saturday February 15, 2020 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Where: OIT  Dow Auditorium

Learn to write and draw your own comics about birds and other funny animals with author and artist Rosemary Mosco! Get creative as you do some fun writing and drawing warm ups, then make your own comic strip. Plus, you’ll discover some hilarious facts about birds that’ll inspire your cartoons! This free event is for kids of all ages but bring your parents along for the fun if you like! FULL

Live Raptors and Falconry Show

What: Live Raptors and Falconry Show
When: Saturday February 15, 2020 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: OIT College Union Auditorium

This is going to be amazing! Falconers from the West Coast Falconry Center are bringing their trained raptors to the festival. They will share the contributions of the ancient art of falconry to conservation and raptors in the wild and things will get wild during the show too when they fly some of their birds! Don’t be late for this event. Auditorium doors will close promptly at 10:00 am.

 In addition, the birds and their handlers will be on hand for up close observation, information, and photo ops  after the show upstairs in the Mt. Mazama Complex. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Hands-On Children Activities

What: Hands- On Nature Activities
When: Saturday February 15, 2020 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: OIT College Union Mt. Mazama Complex upstairs

Fremont-Winema National Forest- Matching wildlife with their habitat, matching wildlife to their tracks, wildlife picture coloring and making bird feather masks

Grange Co-op- Create a bird feeder with bird seed. No tools will be used

Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association- Honey bee and pollinator education

Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges – Bird beak buffet

Klamath District Garden Club – Peanut butter pine cone bird feeders

Klamath River Renewal Corporation- Klamath Fish & Wildlife coloring project- 8 coloring stations

Klamath Wingwatchers – Bird  sound ID and birding info plus eagle nest kids can sit in

Klamath Co. Library – Bird themed book marks

Klamath County Master Gardeners-  “Wings in the Garden” with guided instruction on building either a bat or bird houses, materials provided. Also making bookmarks – Gardening handouts

Siskiyou Field Institute -Solar Science Activity

Southern Oregon University-  Interactive matching game where you match mammal scat, tracks, skull and fur. Also color pages on animal tracks activity and temporary tattoos

Talk About Trees/Great outdoor Alliance- Papermaking activity shaped as a bird

US Fish and Wildlife Service-  Display about wolves which will include a mounted wolf or wolf pelt, examples of equipment used to minimize wolf-livestock conflicts and informational handouts

West Coast Falconry- Education raptor display with flighted birds