Gervais Earth Month Fundraiser for McKenzie River Trust

Gervais Salon and Day Spa Annual Earth Month Fundraiser for McKenzie River Trust Making a donation to the Gervais Earth Month Campaign will help support the recovery of the McKenzie River, our sole source of drinking water. The Holiday Farm Fire burned over 25% of our watershed. Together, we can help to restore our river for…

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…

Upstream – An Evening with Rebecca Solnit

GET YOUR TICKETS Come together for readings and an online conversation with writer Rebecca Solnit for the third annual Upstream: Conversations Between People and Rivers. Following a year of tumultuous social, political and climatic events, fundamental questions are being reconfigured about our histories, our home lands, and how we can more responsibly inhabit a place…

HabiChats! Beavers: the Ultimate Ecosystem Engineers

HabiChats! Beavers: The Ultimate Ecosystem EngineersBrian Bangs, Aquatic Ecologist with USFWS Thursday, April 15th 7pm-8pm 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 an aquatic ecologist with the U.S….

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 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 the plants…

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! Climate Change & Future Flooding in the Columbia River Basin

HabiChats! Climate Change & Future Flooding in the Columbia River Basin Thursday, May 20th 7pm-8pm Register Flooding is a devastating natural disaster in the Pacific Northwest that kills people, destroys property, and both disrupts and sustains ecosystems. From historic examples like the Heppner flood of 1903 and Vanport flood of 1948 to recent flooding of…