Thursday, August 11, 2016

2016 Wetland Educator Training


Our 2016 Wetland Educator Training is off to a great start with amazing trainings offered by experienced naturalists Rick Ahrens, Dave Walp, and Larry Von Seeger, as well as from our own Program Coordinator Harpo Faust. If you are still interested in participating in our upcoming trainings next week, please contact us at volunteer@wewetlands.org to get signed up!

Scroll down for some snapshots from this week's trainings. 




Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Hops for Hope Fundraiser

Hops for Hope

at Hop Valley Brewing

Wednesday, August 10th

5:00pm-8:00pm


Join Hop Valley Brewing and WREN for a night of brews for a good cause! For every beer sold, $1 will be donated to the Willamette Resources and Educational Network.

Hop Valley Brewing
990 W 1st Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401
www.hopvalleybrewing.com
 

Monday, August 1, 2016

August Wetland Wander with Rick Ahrens

Tuesday, August 9th
9am-11am
Golden Gardens Park

Join naturalist Rick Ahrens and WREN for a Wetland Wander focused on late summer insects! Participants should bring water and wear sturdy shoes. Directions to Golden Gardens Park: Head west on Barger Drive, turn left on Golden Gardens Street. Participants are asked to meet at the intersection of Golden Gardens and Jessen Drive. Look for WREN staff.

For more information call, (541) 338-7047 or email volunteer@wewetlands.org

WREN Summer Library Program

Learn About Scavengers!

Join WREN at libraries throughout the community this August to learn about scavenger species! All ages are welcome for this FREE program, pick any of the 4 dates offered to suit your busy summer schedule. Program description and schedule are below. Please contact our Program Coordinator if you have any questions at info@wewetlands.org

In the race for survival, competition is high in the Willamette Valley! Turkey vultures, raccoons, and western pond turtles are a few common critters that take advantage of resources that others turn their noses up at. Come join WREN for an hour long program that highlights the often overlooked activities of scavengers competing in the survival of the fittest.

August 2nd, 1:30pm-2:30pm
Fern Ridge Library

August 4th, 1:00pm-2:00pm
River Road Library

August 5th, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Springfield Library

August 9th, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Springfield Library

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Wetland Guide Training

Interested in Volunteering with WREN?


WREN is excited to put on a comprehensive environmental educator training to prepare WREN field trip guides for our fall and spring school field trip programs. This training will prepare you for guiding with WREN and will be the initial phase before shadowing and eventually guiding for us starting in September. We are looking for volunteers with all levels of experience working with kids outside. We will be providing trainings in behavior management, early childhood education, field trip routing, wetland ecology, birds, tracking and mammals of the wetlands!

All trainings will occur at the Red House in West Eugene August 7th-17th. We ask that every volunteer who participates in the training commits to teaching at least two-three times a month during our field trip season (September-November and March-June). If you have questions, please contact Harpo, the Program Coordinator at info@wewetlands.org.

 Please follow this link to sign up!