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 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


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

Monday, August 1, 2016

August Wetland Wander with Rick Ahrens

Tuesday, August 9th
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

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

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