WREN Program Coordinator Position Announcement

WREN's Program Coordinator, Ellen Thompson is leaving WREN to pursue exciting new opportunities! While we are sad to see her leave WREN, we are excited to welcome a new member to the WREN team. This Part-time position is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to get their start in environmental education and help build WREN's future. Click the link below for the full position description...

National Public Lands Day: Giving Back Together

08/30/2022 By: Kailey Kreienbrink September 24th is National Public Lands Day. That statement might leave you with a few questions, such as, what are public lands? What is National Public Lands Day? What does one do for National Public Lands Day? Read on to have all of these questions answered! Public lands are lands owned by the federal government. A portion of the taxes that you pay go to the...

Endangered Species in the West Eugene Wetlands

By: Kailey Kreienbrink July 1, 2022 Hi, my name is Kailey Kreienbrink and I am an AmeriCorp intern working with WREN this summer! I moved to Oregon as a student 3 years ago, from Hopkins, Minnesota. When I came to Oregon I had never heard of a Nutria or a Rhododendron but they are both now common in my everyday vocabulary. I thought I had become an Oregonian expert, so I was very surprised when...

National Public Lands Day 2022

Registration: Free volunteer workday. Pre-registration is required, please register HERE. Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022 Time: 9am – noon Recommended Ages: 10 and up Location: The Wetland Workday meets at the BLM Red House at 751 S. Danebo Ave. Eugene, OR. 97402. Parking and portable restrooms are available at the site. After a brief introduction and safety...