Category Archives: Events

Wetlands & Wellies Thank You!

Over 200 people gathered for Wetlands & Wellies 2018. Sun, changing leaf color and above average temperatures provided the perfect backdrop for 7 Wetlands & Wellies wetland tours ranging from Sauvie Island floodplain, Crystal Creek at Westmoreland Park and the Orange Line of Trimet. After a quick wardrobe change from wellies to party clothes over 200

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Wetlands & Wellies Collaborates With Coopers Hall

Wetlands & Wellies 2018 A Tour of Wetlands and a Taste of Oregon in Support of Conserving Oregon’s Greatest Wetlands.  Sunday October 14, 2018 Coopers Hall, 404 SE 6th Ave Portland OR 97214 Please join us for The Wetlands Conservancy’s annual fundraiser celebrating the conservation of Oregon’s Greatest wetlands-and enjoy a day of exploring Portland

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13th Annual Marbled Murrelet Community Science Survey

Join the 13th annual Marbled Murrelet community science survey on a spectacular stretch of Oregon’s coast near Yachats, Oregon. Training will be provided, so no prior experience is needed. This year, we are offering two separate training sessions – join us for one or both, if you’d like. Session 1- July 19/20th Session 2- July

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Volunteer Opportunity: Visit a Wetland for Us!

We are in need of some help!   May is American Wetlands month and we want to help people get out into wetlands.  Our big idea is to create a “wetland passport”for 10 easy to visit wetlands in the Portland area.  For each of the wetlands we would like to have a picture, three types of

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What The Shell Happened to the Oysters?

What the Shell Happened to the Oysters?  In the early 1900’s Oregon was lined with prolific wild oyster populations. After the gold rush, the West Coast saw a rise in hydraulic mining, paper mills and human population which created a concentration in coastal water pollutants and killing off wild reefs. The surviving oysters were not

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