Volunteer Land Steward Training

« All Events You are ready to be a conservation leader! This in-depth training will prepare you with the information, tools, and understanding that you need to join our Volunteer Land Stewards crew and adopt McKenzie River Trust protected property to help care for! This training will take place in the field and outdoor classroom…

Volunteer Land Stewards Orientation

« All Events Join us in learning all about McKenzie River Trusts Volunteer Land Steward program! This adopt-a-property program is ideal for those seeking to learn more about local conservation efforts, plants and wildlife, and connect with like-minded people. Through the program, you’ll gain an in-depth look at land trust conservation work and help to…

BioBlitz at Green Island – City Nature Challenge

BioBlitz at Green Island – City Nature Challenge 2021 Sunday, May 2nd | 12pm-4pm Join the Eugene-Springfield City Nature Challenge and explore Green Island, an 1100-acre conservation area just outside of Coburg, OR.  Green Island will be open for City Nature Challenge participants between 12pm and 4pm on Sunday, May 2nd to help document plants…

BioBlitz at Coyote Spencer Wetlands- City Nature Challenge

« All Events BioBlitz at Coyote Spencer Wetlands – City Nature Challenge Friday, April 30th | 7:30am – 3:30pm Join the Eugene-Springfield City Nature Challenge and explore Coyote Spencer Wetlands, a 190-acre property owned and protected by Mckenzie River Trust. For one day only, this conservation area will be open for un-guided access for those…

Planting Project at Finn Rock Reach

Help to restore Finn Rock Reach post-Holiday Farm Fire. This project will focus on replanting around sensitive wetland areas that drain directly into the McKenzie River. Volunteers are needed to help plant around 1000 trees and shrubs and contribute to the recovery of this special area.

City Nature Challenge | Eugene-Springfield 2021

Join the Eugene-Springfield City Nature Challenge 2021 English Español Join your friends and neighbors in documenting local plants and animals during the Eugene-Springfield 2021 City Nature Challenge! This year, organizations across the region invite you to get outdoors and explore the world just outside of your backyard.  Through an easy, online/phone application, you’ll learn about…

Planting Project with McKenzie River Trust

Planting Project with McKenzie River Trust Start your weekend with McKenzie River Trust! We’ll be planting native trees and shrubs along the historic McKenzie River channel on Green Island. This area is home to otters, beavers, fish, and an amazing array of bird species. Join your neighbors and help to leave an impactful conservation legacy…

Planting Coyote Creek with Long Tom Watershed Council

Planting Coyote Creek with the Long Tom Watershed Council Join our friends from the Long Tom Watershed Council to help restore Spencer’s Creek just outside of Eugene! This project will include planting bare-root trees and shrubs to restore riparian habitat for fish and wildlife in the area.  Sign up for this project

McKenzie River Restoration Planting – South Fork Project

McKenzie River Restoration Planting at the South Fork Enhancement Project Dig into conservation with the US Forest Service and McKenzie River Trust! We’ll be working to replant the South Fork enhancement area after the 2020 Holiday Farm Fire burned through the area. Completed in 2019 by the McKenzie Watershed Council, the South Fork enhancement project…