Our Community Outreach programs like the Science Pub are very popular, fun and family friendly. Check out upcoming events here.
February 15, 2020 at 8:00 am – 11:00 am – Join the Coast Fork Birders at Cottage Grove’s Row River Nature Park on Saturday, February 15th 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 populations. Results […]
November 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm –
This presentation will discuss the great range of edible biodiversity that can be grown in this climate and reviving production of resilient sources of foods, medicines and materials in an agro-forestry setting that contributes to restoring the planet while mitigating climate change.
October 22, 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.
December 28, 2019 at 7:00 am – 5:00 pm –
All levels of bird enthusiasts are encouraged to take part in this opportunity to contribute to a great citizen science effort while learning bird identification from experienced birders.
November 16, 2019 at 9:00 am – 11:00 am –
This beginner-friendly outing welcomes participants of all birding abilities to observe feathered friends.
October 19, 2019 at 9:00 am – 11:00 am –
Species observed will contribute to the Global Big Day.
September 7, 2019 at 8:00 am – 11:00 am –
Alison Center will lead the group in a walk visiting grassland, oak and riparian areas.
August 17, 2019 at 9:00 am – 11:00 pm – Join the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council and the Youth Crew to improve public lands along the Coast Fork Willamette River in Cottage Grove. Meet at Silk Creek Park located at Old Mill Pl. & South River Rd., Cottage Grove (near the Old Mill farm store). Snacks, gloves and tools will be provided. Bring a […]
September 24, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm –
This talk will illustrate the fundamentals of our ancient forests, highlight a variety of hiking experiences and feature trails in and around the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed.
August 27, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm –
Doug Garletts, professional fish biologist in the Willamette River basin for over twenty years, will provide an overview of invasive reptiles, fish and mammals in our watershed and in Oregon including some species that could pose future problems.