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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

Into the Arctic

Don't forget to buy tickets to the Nat Geo series event: Into the Arctic Kingdom with Florine Schulz on January 29th! Get 20% off tickets when you use the code: WREN20 Link: https://events.nationalgeographic.com/talks/arctic-kingdom/hult-center