City Nature Challenge 2024

Activity: The City Nature Challenge is a community science bioblitz with the goal of observing and identifying as many species as possible in urban communities and surrounding areas. Participants from more than 450 cities worldwide will contribute!  Our project geography covers the entirety of Lane County. All you need to do to contribute is to upload […]

Glide Wildflower Show

Glide Community Center Highway 138, Glide, OR, United States

Being over fifty years old, the Glide Wildflower Show is the largest showcase of native flora in the Pacific Northwest. Included at the event will be a display of over 600 species of native flora, roving botanists to answer questions, and special displays and presentations. Hours 9-5 each day. 


Amazon Park Family Walk

Amazon Community Center, Main Hall 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR, United States

Join NPSO volunteers on a tour of the wildflowers that are growing along the trail in Amazon Park. We'll learn about streamside and wetland plants and look for wildlife along the way. Meet at the Amazon Community Center at 10:00 am. The walk is approx 1.5 mile loop on pavement and barked trail.  Sign up […]

Museum of Natural and Cultural History Native Plant Garden Tour

UO Museum of Natural and Cultural HIstory 1680 East 15th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon

The property surrounding this museum, on the University of Oregon campus, bears an excellent native plant garden that is little known to the community. In partnership with the museum, Emerald Chapter members will be leading this short walk in and around the museum's Glenn Starlin Native Plant Courtyard. With over forty species, the courtyard offers […]

Bikes to Blooms

Bake Stewart Park Row River Road, Cottage Grove, OR, United States

Bikes to Blooms is a free event featuring activities for families and nature enthusiasts in a rare remnant prairie and oak habitat along Dorena Reservoir. Event schedule (rain or shine) 8 am- Guided bird walk 9-12 am- Booths open and self-guided wildflower walk materials available 10 am- Guided wildflower walk 11 am- Guided wildflower walk […]

UO Riverfront Plant Phenology Monitoring Plot Demo

University of Oregon, Riverfront Property

Join University of Oregon ecologists Sarah Erskine, Katelin Kutella and Jeff Diez, and retired LCC Botany Instructor Gail Baker on a tour of a new ecological experiment embedded within public spaces in Eugene. The project is a collaboration between the UO researchers, Eugene Public Parks, and community naturalists (like you!?). The overall goal of the […]

Mount Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower Festival

Friday, May 17 - Help collect plants in a place you select within Lane County. If you need suggestions on where to go or how to collect, contact Saturday, May 18 - Help set up the Festival. We start at 9:00 am and are usually done with the initial set-up around 1:00 pm. Sunday, […]

Turtle Flats Tour

Turtle Flats 44.01641, -123.0210

Join Jared Tarr, Volunteer Coordinator for Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah, for a 1.5 hour walk around Turtle Flats, with an optional work party extension. We will see the transformation from open gravel pits to restored wetland habitat, with plenty of native plant species. The work party runs until noon, so attendees can […]