Thursday, October 10, 2019

Water Quality Curriculum

A huge "THANK YOU" goes out to Vernier Software & Technology out of Beaverton, OR for their generous donation to WREN. We were gifted a LabQuest2, Conductivity, Temperature, pH, and Dissolved Oxygen probes to use with our new Water Quality curriculum. If you are a teacher interested in learning how your students can take advantage of this exciting technology in the field, please contact WREN's Program Coordinator, to learn more!

Monday, October 8, 2018

Wetland Wander

Wetland Wander
Location: Golden Gardens
Directions: From Hwy 99, west on Barger, Right on Golden Gardens Street. Meet at the intersection of Golden Gardens Street and Jessen Drive.
Walk Leader: Lauri Holts, Ecologist with the City of Eugene
Free Program!

Since 2009, the City of Eugene has been working with other local organizations to enhance and improve the area surrounding Golden Gardens for wildlife habitat. Please join Ecologist Lauri Holts to learn about the City's current enhancements and the invasive removal and habitat project.

Wetland Wanders are casual walks through the West Eugene Wetlands. Walks are free and open to the public. Bring water, binoculars, close-toed shoes and appropriate layers. 

Monday, October 1, 2018

Village School Walk-a-thon

Village School Walk-a-thon
Date: Thursday, October 11th
Time: 12:50 p.m. 
Location: South High School Track; 24th and Amazon, Eugene

Two hundred Village School students grades 1-8 will embark on their 7th annual Community Service Walk-a-Thon. Students raise pledges for 8 community organizations which were chosen for co-sponsorship due to their commitment to community values and ecological awareness. This year Village School 2nd graders will be raising funds to support WREN! 

To learn more about the Walk-a-thon and how you can make a donation, please contact the Eugene Village School at 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who gave back to the land, this Saturday, during our National Public Lands Day event! Volunteers helped us plant native trees and flowers, remove invasive blackberry, and painted a wetland-themed mural! We all enjoyed a morning of comradery and tasty treats donated by local Grizzlies Brand and KIND bar. 

Friday, September 14, 2018

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands day aims to get people connected with the public lands in their community and is the largest single-day volunteer effort in the nation. This year, WREN is partnering with the BLM to highlight the resiliency of public lands.

Date: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Time: 9 A.M.- 12 P.M.
Location: 751 S. Danebo Ave, Eugene

Bring your family and friends, students, and coworkers to spend the morning giving back to our community spaces! Volunteers will pull invasive species, help paint a mural, plant natives, pick up trash and more.

Please come prepared wearing close-toed shoes, pants, weather-appropriate apparel, and gloves (we can provide gloves to those who don't have them) . We will be working rain or shine!

All participants will receive a free t-shirt, parks pass, snacks, and refreshments.
This is a family-friendly event, no experience necessary!

To learn more, please contact WREN's Program Coordinator, Laura Maloney. Thank you for all you do to make our community a better place!