Community Events

Our Community Outreach programs are fun and family friendly. Check out upcoming events here!

April Bird Walk

April 15, 2023 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am –   April 15, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM Get outside with Coast Fork Birders Saturday, April 15 for a guided bird walk along the Willamette River! Join us for a morning of birding from Maurie Jacobs Park to Rasor Park to look for waterfowl, raptors, and songbirds. The walk takes place on paved surfaces and […]

Science on Tap – “Quick Three Beers” Birding with Coast Fork Birders

March 28, 2023 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm –   Join us March 28 at the Axe & Fiddle for this month’s Science on Tap! Come have a pint with the watershed council and the people we work with while enjoying great food, trivia and more! Featuring a special presentation titled “Quick Three Beers” Birding with Coast Fork Birders by Grace Fowler-Gore and Alison Center! “The Coast […]

March Bird Walk

March 18, 2023 @ All Day –   Get outside with Coast Fork Birders Saturday, March 18 for a guided bird walk at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge! Join us for a full-day birding event as Grace Fowler-Gore leads us through historic habitats to look for waterfowl, raptors, and songbirds. We will be leaving Cottage Grove at 8am and expect to […]

Great Backyard Bird Count

February 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am – Saturday, February 18, 8AM-11AM Row River Nature Park, 33301 Row River Road, Cottage Grove Get outside with Coast Fork Birders on February 18 for a guided bird walk to coordinate with the 2023 Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC)! The GBBC is a chance for people around the world to get out, count and celebrate birds! […]

Love Your Park Clean Up

February 11, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Saturday, February 11 • 9am-12pm  Row River Nature Park • 33310 Row River Road, Cottage Grove. Volunteers needed! Help us clean up the trash at Row River Nature Park to keep this beautiful space clean and safe for all the creatures who share it! We will be meeting up at the kiosk near the weigh […]

2023 Bald Eagle Count

January 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Join Coast Fork Birders Sunday, January 15 as we count Bald Eagles and other birds to contribute local data to the Oregon Eagle Foundation’s statewide mid-winter Eagle count! All ages welcome. We will have some scopes available. If you have your own binoculars, even better! Bring any birding gear you like, as well as warm […]

2022 Christmas Bird Count

December 31, 2022 @ All Day – CALLING ALL BIRDERS! Join the Coast Fork Birders for the 20th Cottage Grove Christmas Bird Count! All levels of bird enthusiasts are encouraged to take part in this great community science effort while learning from experienced birders. Be sure to bring your birding gear, weather appropriate clothing and lunch to get you through the day. […]

Fall Ivy Pull

November 19, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Join the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council in partnership with the City of Cottage Grove to remove ivy from trees along the Upper Coast Fork Willamette River. If left unchecked, English ivy will climb trees robbing them of nutrients, light and water, eventually killing them. Tools, snacks & gloves provided. Bring your refillable water bottle. […]

2022 Winter Watershed Soiree

December 2, 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – SOLD OUT The Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council invites you to celebrate 2022 with us at the Winter Watershed Soiree! Join us at this annual event that we have all come to know and love! There will be food, music and festivities and best of all, each other. We learned last year that we are […]

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