Monday, October 3, 2016

October Wetland Wander at Wild Iris Ridge

Tuesday, October 11th
Wild Iris Ridge
Join WREN for a special Wetland Wander at Wild Iris Ridge. The first hour of this month's wander will be led by City of Eugene Ecologist Emily Steel. Emily will be there to give participants a tour of city restoration projects at this location. A great opportunity to learn more about science-in-action in the Eugene area! The second half of the wander will be led by long-time WREN volunteer and mammal expert David Walp. Don't miss this special two-part wander to kick-off Autumn!
Directions to Wild Iris Ridge: From 18th and Bailey Hill Road head south on Bailey Hill, turn left onto Warren Street, sharp right onto Warren and then right onto Summit Terrace Drive. Right onto Bailey View Drive, follow Bailey View to its end to reach the park.

For more information please call (541) 338-7047 or email

Friday, September 30, 2016

Fall Family Exploration Day at Meadowlark Prairie

Saturday, October 8th
10 am-2 pm
Meadowlark Prairie
This family program is FREE to the public and provides unstructured observation, education, and inspiration in our surrounding natural spaces. WREN staff and volunteers will be on hand to check-out nature exploration equipment and provide guidance for independent exploration of the wonders in the wetlands. Equipment available for check-out includes binoculars, bug nets and boxes, hand lenses, field guides and more!

Directions to Meadowlark Prairie: From West 11th, turn right onto Greenhill Rd. Travel to the overlook and park. From Royal Ave, turn left onto Greenhill Rd and park at the overlook across from Greenhill Humane Society. Look for WREN Staff and booth. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Fundraiser at Falling Sky on September 25th

Join us this Sunday, September 25th 
from 11am to Midnight for a fundraiser at 
either Falling Sky location! 
Show them the above image on your phone and 25% of your purchase will be donated to WREN. Or, drop by the WREN booth at Sunday Streets between Noon and 4 on the same day at University Park to pick up a flyer!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

National Public Lands Day 2016

Join WREN & partners on 
Saturday, September 24th for this year's 
National Public Lands Day!
National Public Lands Day is a great opportunity to help beautify and support your public lands alongside other community members. This year it will be hosted at Bertelsen Nature Park. Participants are asked to meet at 9am for an introduction to our partnership and a safety briefing before you head out in the park. There will be an assortment of different volunteer opportunities available--all ages welcome! Participants are asked to come prepared in clothes that can get dirty and sturdy shoes, light refreshments will be provided. 
For more information, please contact: (541) 683-6600 or

Monday, September 12, 2016

September Wetland Wander at Stewart Pond

Tuesday, September 13th
Stewart Pond

Join WREN and naturalist Rick Ahrens for an exploration of Stewart Pond at Bertelsen Nature Park. Participants should come prepared with sturdy shoes and water. We will meet at the Stewart Pond Overlook parking area on Stewart Road.  Directions: From west 11th, turn north onto Bertelsen Road. Turn right onto Stewart Road and follow it to the end, the Stewart Pond parking area will be clearly marked on the left. Look for WREN staff.

For more information please call (541) 338-7047 or email