National Public Lands Day 2019

Saturday, September 28th9:00-12:00 p.m.West Eugene Wetlands Project Office; 751 S. Danebo Ave.FREE 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 resilience of public lands.   Bring your family, friends, students, and...

Family Exploration Day 2019

Saturday, September 14th10:00am-2:00 p.m.West Eugene Wetlands Project Office; 751 S. Danebo Ave.FREE In celebration of our partnership with the BLM and the Every Kid Outdoors program, WREN will be hosting a very special FREE Family Exploration Day focused on engaging kids and their families in recreation and stewardship of our public lands.WREN experts will be leading short, interpretive walks...

August Wetland Wander

Thank you to Abby Colehour (in red) from the Long Tom Watershed Council for leading a lovely Wetland Wander at Coyote Creek South!  This wet prairie restoration site is now home to streaked horn larks, a federally listed threatened species, and will hopefully provide critical habitat for endangered red-legged frogs too. Abby toured us around the site and described the construction and seeding...

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our City Nature Challenge Bioblitz event! From April 26-29th, Eugene/Springfield competed against 149 other cities world-wide recording flora and fauna observations using the iNaturalist app. We rocked the weekend with a total of 2,400 nature observations!For a more detailed look at what we discovered, visit our iNaturalist webpage...

City Nature Challenge Bioblitz

City Nature Challenge Bioblitz April, 26th, 201911:30-12:30 p.m. Stewart Pond; 3853-4099 Stewart Rd, Eugene, OR 97402 Join WREN and the BLM in a communal, citizen science effort to record as many species as possible in Eugene over the weekend. We will be using the iNaturalist phone app to photograph and collect data on the local flora and fauna at Stewart Pond. Every observation will...

February Wetland Wander

Wetland WanderTuesday, February 12th9-11 a.m. Join WREN and BLM staff for a 3-4 mile hike at See Sil site. See Sil is comprised of white and black oak Savanna, upland, and wet prairie ecosystems. We will talk about some of the recent projects, such as the prescribed burn, look for signs of the acorn woodpecker colony that inhabits the site, and explore other seasonal changes. Conditions are wet,...