- September 4, 2014
- Fall Nature Guide OrientationStarts: 6:30 pmEnds: September 4, 2014 - 8:00 pmLocation: Wayne Morse Family Farm, 595 Crest Dr in EugeneDescription: In spring and fall of each year, Mount Pisgah Arboretum offers a free training program for volunteers interested in becoming nature guides for elementary school children in our community. The goal of this program is to make the students’ classroom science education come alive out on the trails and reconnect them to the natural world.
Click here for more information: http://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/education/volunteer-as-a-guide/
Contact the Arboretum Education Office at (541) 747-1504, or education@MountPisgahArboretum.org.
- September 10, 2014
- Park Watch TrainingStarts: 5:30 pmEnds: September 10, 2014 - 6:30 pmLocation: White Oak Pavilion
- September 14, 2014
- Back to Basics- Field Sketching WorkshopStarts: 9:30 amEnds: September 14, 2014 - 12:30 pmDescription: Registration required
Join Natural Science Illustrator Kris Kirkeby for a sketching workshop. Learn to quickly capture images of your nature walks using simple drawings to record those memories. Kris will provide tips for setting up your composition, learning how to emphasize the focus of your sketch and some easy ways to do a bit of shading in your field sketches. Use these techniques when you're out with groups who are always urging you to 'hurry up' as you pause to do a little sketching! Members: $25, Non-members: $30. Registration required. Call (541)747-3817 to register.
- September 20, 2014
- Herbalism WalkStarts: 12:00 pmEnds: September 20, 2014 - 2:00 pmDescription: Join herbalist and survivalist Anna Bradley for a look at our native and non-native helpful plants. We will cover plant uses ranging from medicine and food, to utilitarian and quick first aid. We will also cover any hazards and learn how to ID the harmful or poisonous plants in our area. Meet at the Arboretum Visitor Center. $5, Members FREE.