Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Butterfly Search

Join WREN and the North American Butterfly Association for a butterfly adventure!

Great Copper Butterfly Walk
Date: Sunday, July 22nd
Time: 10:00-12:00 p.m.
Location: Meadowlark Prairie; Greenhill Road parking lot.
Free Program!

Join David Hagen, from the Eugene Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association, in search of the Great Copper butterfly. This butterfly was once thought to be extinct from Western Oregon, but has been recently rediscovered in our very own West Eugene Wetlands. Catch, ID, and release other lepidoptera, learn about nectar plants, and more! 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Common Wood-Nymph Coupling

Common Wood-Nymph's coupling in the West Eugene Wetlands. They can remain coupled for an hour or more. After, the female will lay her eggs one at a time on various grasses throughout the wetland.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Prime Day!

Prime Day is coming July 16! Make sure to visit AmazonSmile to help donate while you shop! Instructions:

1.) Visit AmazonSmile at:
2.) Select "Willamette Resources and Educational Network" to receive donations from eligible purchases.
3.) Start shopping!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Family Exploration Days!

Come discover the West Eugene Wetlands with your family in a day of FREE unstructured, independent exploration! 

Where: Wild Iris Ridge, Bailey Hill Road parking lot
When: Saturday, July 7th, 10:00-2:00 PM  

Sound and Light

Join WREN Program Coordinator, Laura Maloney in an exploration of how predators and prey use sound and light for everyday survival. Hunt like a hawk and play a game of survival in this fun and FREE interactive program for children ages 3-8.
Where: Fern Ridge Library
When: Tuesday, July 3rd, 1:30-2:30 PM