Nature

insect backpack contents include net, books, magnifierExplore the outdoors with backpack filled with educational and hands-on tools. The backpacks are located in the Eureka! Collection next to the Adult Non-fiction.

Backpacks can be checked out for 14 days.

Available Backpacks

  • Birding
  • Insects
  • Nature Discovery
  • Pond & Stream
  • Young Explorers
  • Ice Age Trail Pack (Created by Girl Scout Troop 2030)

The kits were made possible through a memorial fund of Willie Erway, University of Wisconsin trained scientist and long-time Oregon resident. It continues to grow from donations.