Wetlands & Wellies 2017

Wetlands & Wellies 2017

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Join us at McKay Creek Farm
October 8, 2017

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We’re looking forward to celebrating the many ways wetlands contribute to our quality of life with you at this year’s Wetlands & Wellies. Come savor local food, wine, beer and spirits included with your ticket purchase. Learn more about our work. Bid on unique experiences. Mingle and socialize with other Wetlands Conservancy supporters and partners. Support our 2018 work to conserve Oregon’s greatest wetlands.

Schedule of Event

1:30 – 3:30 Tours

Tour Descriptions

4:00 pm Festivities begin, mingle, eat, drink, learn about TWC, explore McKay Creek Farm wetlands

5:15 pm Program and Live Auction

6:30 Announcement of Raffle Winner

2017 Auction Preview

2 Nights at Minam River Lodge

Minam River Lodge

Nestled in the heart of Oregon’s spectacular Eagle Cap Wilderness, the Minam River Lodge offers a unique escape in one of the state’s most beautiful natural areas.

You can reach the lodge by a pleasant 8.5 miles hike, a horseback ride, or a quick charter flight from Enterprise. Stroll from the Lodge down to the wild and scenic Minam River, explore one of the many scenic hiking trails and eat the incredible food grown at the lodge and at surrounding farms.

This auction package includes two nights in the newly remodeled lodge room and all your meals.



Wild Foraging in Yachats

Sunrise at the Overleaf


Learn about the wild foods of the Central Oregon coast while exploring Yachats, voted one of the best “Oregon Coastal Towns” in 2016.

Spend two nights in your oceanfront room at the Overleaf Lodge and Spa.  Join Northwest Eco Tours for a fun and relaxing stroll through the gorgeous coastal forest.  Learn how to identify, pick, store and cook your finds.  At the end of the day enjoy a meal at The Drift Inn with your $50 gift certificate.

Manzanita Getaway Package


Retreat and rejuvenate at the sweetest spot on the Oregon coast: Manzanita.  Spend the weekend in a 4 bedroom cozy cabin one block from the beach! Hot tub, wood stove, bikes and just a ten minute walk from town.

Top off the weekend with a massage at Spa Manzanita (gift certificate included) and a meal at the lovely Blackbird restaurant (gift certificate included) in the heart of downtown Manzanita.


Timbers Package

Portland Timbers

Cheer on the Timbers in one of the final home games of the season.  Two tickets to the Timbers vs. DC United on October 15th. Before the game enjoy a dinner at Por Que No with your $25 gift certificate.

Summer Lake Retreat

summer lake hotsprings

Find out what the Oregon outback really is by making the journey to Summer Lake hot springs.  Spend two nights at the Ranch House, soak in your own private hot springs after spending the day exploring petroglyphs, caves, hiking and bird watching in this remote gem of SE Oregon.

Take a tour with Marty St Louis, Summer Lake Wildlife Area Manager for the past 30 years, and bring your new Leupold & Stevens binoculars.  Depending on the season of your visit learn the ecology and see the migrating wildlife of this diverse 19,000 acre preserve.


Get Outside with REI

REI Outdoor School

Grab your new backpack and your favorite adventure partner and find a REI Outdoor class that excites you!  Learn to kayak, refresh your wilderness first aid skills, climb your first mountain.

Your REI Outdoor School gift certificate ($200) is your ticket to learning more about the outdoors!