Special Invitation Tours
Fall Special Invitation Tours with McKenzie River Trust
Join us on the land to explore the work of McKenzie River Trust. This fall, Living River Circle members and Confluence Legacy Club members are invited to get outdoors and experience the beauty of the lands and rivers you help to protect and care for as a McKenzie River Trust Member.
Each tour is limited to 6 participants and will take place outdoors with physical distancing. Explore the calendar below. To sign up, click on the time and use the event details link to access the registration page.
McKenzie River Trust in the News
The Register-Guard September 2021
From the Field
Property Donation Protects Coho Salmon Habitat on Oregon Coast
In March of 2023, the Estergard family donated 85 of their original 300 acres of farmland on the North Fork of the Siuslaw River to McKenzie River Trust. The site, located a few miles upstream from the confluence with the mainstem Siuslaw River, provides important habitat for native species including Coho Salmon, lamprey, and waterfowl.
On This Land
Our Winter Writers Series (2022-23) weaves stories of connection between people and place. From old log ponds and logging camps to kitchen windows that reveal a nation’s painful past, we are met with loss, connection, hope, and humor.
Nurturing an Ecological Crossroad at the Willamette Confluence Preserve
After a decade of habitat restoration and successful reconnection of the river to its historic floodplain, The Nature Conservancy has completed the transfer of the Willamette Confluence Preserve, a 1,305-acre natural area, to a local conservation organization, McKenzie River Trust.