Description: Slugs, snails, worms and more! On this walk for families, learn about the lives of our slimy friends here at the Arboretum with Education Coordinator Jenny Laxton. These greatly underappreciated creatures are more fascinating than you've ever imagined. Finish the walk by creating some slime of your own to take home. Rain or shine. Meet at the Arboretum Visitor Center. Members $5 per family, Non-members $8 per family.
Description: Spring Discovery Tours will be about to kick off, and thousands of school children will be learning about the environment at Mount Pisgah Arboretum. Come help us get the trails ready by pruning low-hanging vegetation and removing trail obstructions while exploring the Arboretum's abundant wildflowers. Meet at the Arboretum Visitor Center. Tools, gloves, and a parking pass will be provided to volunteers (we suggest you bring along a water bottle). Please RSVP email@example.com if you plan to attend.
Description: Join Nature Photographer Dave Stone for a popular 2-day workshop Sunday, March 22 AND Sunday, March 29 1-3pm. Learn to express your love for and connection to the natural world through photography. The workshop emphasizes composition, with a minimal discussion of the technical aspects of camera operation. Bring your camera (point & shoot up to digital SLR), fully charged battery, empty memory card and a tripod if you have one.
Members: $25, Non-members: $30. Registration required. Call (541) 747-3817 to register.
Location: Wayne Morse Family Farm and Park, 595 Crest Drive, Eugene, OR 97405, United States
Description: 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. Orientation location: Wayne Morse Family Farm on Crest Dr. in Eugene. (Other trainings will be held at the Arboretum.) To RSVP or for more details, contact Jenny Laxton, Education Program Coordinator – 541-747-1504 or firstname.lastname@example.org