Educational Programs

To address the MFS Mission of “facilitating environmental education in the Northern Great Basin”, MFS offers educational programs as well as partnering with others to support programs they bring to MFS. We continue to look for opportunities to enrich the experience of visitors to the High Desert. Please join us as a participant or a provider.

*Note: Program itineraries may change due to weather.

Coming and Completed Programs

Geology Field Study

Explore the geology of Harney County. In this three-night program, participants will learn about the Steens Mt. and geothermal activity in South Eastern Oregon desert.

September 23 - 25, 2022

Birding – Fall 2021

Sept. 11 - Sept. 16 - Join Harry Fuller for a full day in the Steens where we will go to the peak at just under 10,000 feet elevation.

Geology 2021

September 23-29, 2020 Ever wonder how the landscape of Harney County came to be?

Birding Malheur & Steens Mountain

September 16-22, 2019. Join Harry Fuller for a week of birding the refuge and Steens Mountain. Fall migration is always interesting in Harney County.

Birding Spring 2021

2021 TBA - Join Harry Fuller for a chance to see the results of the on-going spring migration.

Malheur Field Station