Community Outreach

Our Community Outreach programs like the Science Pub are very popular, fun and family friendly. Check out upcoming events here.

Fall Bird Walk

November 17, 2018 at 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Join the Coast Fork Birders for a fall bird walk led by Grace Fowler-Gore. This beginner-friendly outing welcomes participants of all birding abilities. The terrain at Row River Nature Park is flat and the walk will be on paved and unpaved surfaces. Bring weather appropriate clothing and footwear, water, snack, binoculars and bird identification book. […]

Fall Birding For Beginners

October 13, 2018 at 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Join the Coast Fork Birders for an introductory bird walk led by Grace Fowler-Gore. This bird walk is open to participants of all birding abilities but will be focused on introducing bird watching to beginners. The terrain is flat and the walk will be on paths. Dress for the weather and bring your own water, […]

September Bird Walk at Dorris Ranch

September 29, 2018 at 8:00 am – 10:00 am – Join the Coast Fork Birders at Willamalane’s Dorris Ranch for a beginner-friendly bird walk. Alison Center will lead the group in a survey to help track the impact on bird species as the old hazelnut orchards are restored to Oregon white oak habitat in a habitat improvement project implemented by the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed […]

Earth Day Celebration

Picture of planet Earth and a heart

April 21, 2018 – November 14, 2018 at 10:30 am – 4:00 pm –

Join us for local site tours, live music, informational booths hosted by community organizations, local vendors, youth activities, face painting, food and a Native American blessing.

Fish Bones Science Pub

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February 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm – On August 22nd, the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council welcomes Vanessa Petro, Oregon State University Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society Faculty Research Assistant, for our August 2017 Science Pub presentation entitled Beavers: Understanding Nature’s Architects. Ms. Petro will discuss research findings on topics such as beaver landscape genetics, relocation responses and home range estimates […]



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