november, 2017

30nov - 1decnov 308:30 amdec 1- 4:00 pmVolunteer Opportunity with McKensie River Trust near Eugene

Event Details

WHAT: Join IAE and the McKenzie River Trust to plant wet prairie species at Coyote Spencer Wetlands near Eugene.  

Coyote Spencer Wetlands is over 150 acres of mixed riparian forest and wet prairie at the confluence of Coyote and Spencer Creeks.  This property has some best wet prairie habitat in the area and has recently been treated to remove encroaching shrubs and grasses.  We need your help to plant 9000 plugs, bulbs and bare-root plant materials to increase diversity at the site.  Your efforts will improve wet prairie habitat and habitat for rare species such as Bradshaw’s lomatium, an endangered species, found on the property.
WHEN:  8:30 to 4:30 November 30th and December 1st 

MEET: At IAE (563 SW Jefferson Ave.) at 8:30 am to carpool or caravan to Coyote Spencer Wetlands.  Travel time is about 1 hour to the project site west of Eugene.  If you live in Eugene or prefer to drive your own vehicle, you can meet us at Coyote Spencer Wetlands at 9:30.

WEAR: Boots and raingear to keep you dry.

BRING: Water, lunch, and snacks.

SPECIAL SKILLS:  None needed!

PLEASE RSVP:  Please be sure to RSVP to Andy Neill (andy@appliedeco.org) to make sure we bring enough tools for the planting event!  You are welcome to drive with us or bring your own vehicle to the project site.

Time

November 30 (Thursday) 8:30 am - December 1 (Friday) 4:00 pm

Location

Coyote Spencer Wetlands, Eugene

Organizer

Andy Neillandy@appliedeco.org

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