OSU's portal to the Pacific, the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport (map) provides research, teaching, and residential facilities for faculty and students just an hour's drive from Corvallis.
The Port Orford Field Station is an OSU research and education facility located just south of Cape Blanco on the windswept southern coast of Oregon.
There will be a multipurpose building containing teaching classrooms and laboratories, a farm shop and an animal research facility at the site.
The camera is centered on the site of the old sheep barn and will essentially be the center of the new complex of buildings.
By combining critical thinking skills with inquiry-based learning, students learn in a unique, highly motivating environment. During periods of heavy rain in the winter, Lookout Creek is transformed from a clear stream to a muddy torrent.
This is when logjams are built and destroyed, boulders are tumbled, and the stream bed rearranged.