Our Community Outreach programs are fun and family friendly. Check out upcoming events here!
November 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am –
This beginner-friendly outing welcomes participants of all birding abilities to observe feathered friends.
October 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am –
Species observed will contribute to the Global Big Day.
September 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am –
Alison Center will lead the group in a walk visiting grassland, oak and riparian areas.
August 17, 2019 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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.
June 25, 2019 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 […]