5K Your Way – A Virtual 5K with Willamalane benefitting McKenzie River Trust

« All Events Virtual Race DetailsRun, walk, or roll a race your way! Registration is only $5, and all proceeds will go toward McKenzie River Trust‘s efforts to care for our area’s lands and rivers. New this round: 10K, half-marathon, and full-marathon options! You choose the time, the scenery, and the surface. You can get up…

McKenzie Communities Naturescaping Virtual Workshop

Learn how to use native plants to save time, money, and energy on your yard while protecting water quality and enhancing fish and wildlife habitat. Learn how planting the ‘right plant’ in the ‘right place,’ helps to control invasive species, reduce chemical use, build healthy soil, and more.

McKenzie Communities Naturescaping Virtual Workshop

Learn how to use native plants to save time, money, and energy on your yard while protecting water quality and enhancing fish and wildlife habitat. Learn how planting the ‘right plant’ in the ‘right place,’ helps to control invasive species, reduce chemical use, build healthy soil, and more.

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! In-Stream River Restoration at Finn Rock Reach

HabiChats! In-Stream River Restoration at Finn Rock Reach Wednesday, June 16th 7pm-8pm Register McKenzie River Trust is gearing up for in-stream restoration at Finn Rock Reach! We’re working to improve fish and wildlife habitat on the middle-McKenzie River. In-stream restoration can look messy, and is often misunderstood.  McKenzie River Trust staff will be presenting on…

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.