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…

HabiChats! The Land-Sea Connection in Coastal Conservation

HabiChats! The Land-Sea Connection in Coastal Conservationwith Paul Engelmeyer, Ten Mile Sanctuary Manager Register Dive into the complexities of coastal conservation with Paul Engelmeyer.  Paul will draw upon years of experience to share a range of coastal Oregon issues, and the landscape conservation and partnership efforts required to address them. This presentation will touch on…

HabiChats! Beavers: the Ultimate Ecosystem Engineers

HabiChats! Beavers: The Ultimate Ecosystem Engineerswith Brian Bangs, Aquatic Ecologist with USFWS Register Beavers are simply fascinating and underappreciated.  Brian will share some basic beaver biology and describe how their dam-building and tree-felling influence ecological processes, and the role they play in Western Oregon. Brian is a fish biologist with Oregon Dept. of Fish and…

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…

Green Island Ambassadors Training

Green Island Ambassadors Training Saturday, May 15th from 9am-11:30am Help connect people to conservation! We’re opening the gates to Green Island every second Saturday from March through December in 2021. Visitors will be welcomed to come and enjoy all that this 1,100-acre conservation area has to offer. To help facilitate a positive experience, McKenzie River…

Living River Exploration Day

Living River Exploration Days at Green Island Take a walk near the place the Willamette and the McKenzie Rivers meet. Observe 15 years of tree-planting work on Green Island, a habitat for beaver, river otter, and over 150 species of birds. If you’re looking for a special place to connect to nature this year, join…

Living River Exploration Day

Living River Exploration Days at Green Island Take a walk near the place the Willamette and the McKenzie Rivers meet. Observe 15 years of tree-planting work on Green Island, a habitat for beaver, river otter, and over 150 species of birds. If you’re looking for a special place to connect to nature this year, join…

Living River Exploration Day

Living River Exploration Days at Green Island Take a walk near the place the Willamette and the McKenzie Rivers meet. Observe 15 years of tree-planting work on Green Island, a habitat for beaver, river otter, and over 150 species of birds. If you’re looking for a special place to connect to nature this year, join…

Green Island Ambassadors Training

Green Island Ambassadors Training Saturday, February 13th from 2pm-4pm Help connect people to conservation! We’re opening the gates to Green Island every second Saturday from March through December in 2021. Visitors will be welcomed to come and enjoy all that this 1,100-acre conservation area has to offer. To help facilitate a positive experience, McKenzie River…