Our Community Outreach programs like the Science Pub are very popular, fun and family friendly. Check out upcoming events here.
June 25, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm –
Slimy Creatures! This presentation will explore slugs, snails, worms and more! They might be a bit goopy, sometimes drippy and high on your personal yuck factor scale, but these underappreciated little critters are more fascinating than you’ve ever imagined.
June 29, 2019 at 8:00 am – 5:00 pm – The Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council (CFWWC) and Willamette Water Ouzels invite the community to join the annual clean up float of the Row and Coast Fork Willamette Rivers. Collect trash, view wildlife and enjoy the river landscape while helping to improve river conditions locally and downstream. This year will be the 13th year of […]
May 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm –
How can you reduce your risk of home ignition during wildfire events? Learn “Fire Science: Oak versus Fir Habitats” at our May Science Pub, presented Alex Rahmlow, Fire Planning Coordinator with the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF).
April 27, 2019 at 8:00 am – 11:00 am – Join the Coast Fork Birders at Lakeside Park on Saturday, April 27th at 8am for a spring bird walk along Cottage Grove Reservoir. Julie Parker will lead the group in looking for waterfowl, raptors and songbirds. The terrain at Lakeside Park is varied and will include paved, unpaved, uneven and potentially muddy surfaces. Be sure to bring weather appropriate clothing […]
May 11, 2019 at 8:00 am – 3:00 pm – Discover spring wildflowers in bloom at Bikes to Blooms on Saturday, May 11th from 8 a.m to 3 p.m. at Bake Stewart Park! With a local expert as your guide, you’re invited to explore a rare, remnant prairie and oak habitat along Dorena Lake. Bikes to Blooms is a free, educational event featuring activities for families […]
April 20, 2019 at 11:00 am – 4:00 pm – The 2019 Earth Day Celebration will take place on Saturday, April 20th from 11 am to 4 pm at Coiner Park, 1319 East Main Street in Cottage Grove. Fun for the whole family, the event is free and open to the public. The event will feature 3 local tours, live music all day, an Arbor Day […]
March 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm –
The presentation will cover Oregon Water Law and how the State manages water use in the Southern Willamette Valley and the Mid-Coast, including information about irrigation, wells, ponds, exempt uses, instream water rights, regulation, and enforcement.
March 17, 2019 at 8:00 am – 11:00 am – The Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council (CFWWC) and Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah (FBP) join forces to perform the 3rd Annual Bird Count at Turtle Flats on SUNDAY, March 17th 8-11am. Turtle Flats is the Friends’ 63-acre property where they are doing extensive floodplain restoration. This site, where the Coast Fork and Middle Fork of […]
March 2, 2019 at 8:00 am – 11:00 am – Join the Coast Fork Birders on Saturday, March 2nd at 8am for fun bird walk led by Grace Fowler-Gore. Participants of all birding abilities are encouraged to join. The walk will be on both paved and unpaved surfaces. Be sure to bring weather appropriate clothing and footwear, binoculars and bird identification book if you have […]
February 16, 2019 at 8:00 am – 11:00 am – Join the Coast Fork Birders at Row River Nature Park on Saturday, February 16th at 8am for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). Led by Julie Parker, participants will search for a variety of species, count numbers of individuals, identify gender and breeding status in a nation-wide effort to create a real-time snapshot of bird […]