Calendar of Events for 2017:

The following is a calendar of upcoming Friends of Hendricks Park sponsored events.
For more information: contact us at (541) 607-4066 or by e-mail at info@friendsofhendrickspark.org.

Please note that volunteer work parties are listed on the "Volunteers" page of the website.

 

Date:

April 8, 2018

Time:

1:00 p.m.

Location:

FM Wilkins Shelter, located in Hendricks Park @ 2200 Summit Ave.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park 541-607-4068 or
Hendricks Park staff 541-682-5324 for more info.

Description:

Gordon Wylie - Rhododendrons

Join us for a tour of beautiful blossoms in the Rhododendron Garden. Gordon Wylie is an avid gardener and has been active in the American Rhododendron Society for 40 years.

 

Date:

April 29, 2018

Time:

1:00 p.m.

Location:

FM Wilkins Shelter, located in Hendricks Park @ 2200 Summit Ave.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park 541-607-4068 or
Hendricks Park staff 541-682-5324 for more info.

Description:

Sasha White - Medicinal Wildflowers

Learn about spring wildflowers and their medicinal uses as Sasha White guides us through the forest and the Native Plant Garden. Bring your questions about native plant cultivation and ecological concerns.


Date:

May 6, 2018

Time:

7 a.m.

Location:

FM Wilkins Shelter, located in Hendricks Park @ 2200 Summit Ave.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park 541-607-4068 or
Hendricks Park staff 541-682-5324 for more info.

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Rebecca Waterman - Birding

Rebecca is the field trip coordinator for the Lane County Audubon Society. She will guide us through the Park paying special attention to bird calls.


Date:

May 20, 2018

Time:

8:00 a.m.

Location:

FM Wilkins Shelter, located in Hendricks Park @ 2200 Summit Ave.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park 541-607-4068 or
Hendricks Park staff 541-682-5324 for more info.

Description:

Dick Lamster - Cavity Nesting Birds

Prepare to be entertained and educated about the cavity nesting birds of Oregon. Dick manages 43 bird houses on 10 acres. Bring your questions about bird houses and bird feeding.


Date:

June 17, 2018

Time:

7:30 a.m.

Location:

FM Wilkins Shelter, located in Hendricks Park @ 2200 Summit Ave.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park 541-607-4068 or
Hendricks Park staff 541-682-5324 for more info.

Description:

Tom and Allison Mickel - Birding

Our old tour favorites Tom and Allison Mickel will entertain and enlighten us on a birding tour of the Park. Bring your binoculars and bird books!


Date:

October 21, 2018

Time:

1:00 p.m.

Location:

FM Wilkins Shelter, located in Hendricks Park @ 2200 Summit Ave.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park 541-607-4068 or
Hendricks Park staff 541-682-5324 for more info.

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Nathaniel Sperry - Tree biology

Nathaniel is an ISA certified arborist and the owner of Sperry Tree Care since 1991.  He will focus on what tree form tells us about tree history and biology.  Bring your questions about trees and shrubs.

 

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 November 4, 2018

Time:

1:00 p.m.

Location:

FM Wilkins Shelter, located in Hendricks Park @ 2200 Summit Ave.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park 541-607-4068 or
Hendricks Park staff 541-682-5324 for more info.

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Joe Spivak - Mushrooms

An over-the-top mushroom enthusiast, Joe Spivak will introduce us to the wonderful world of fungi. Bring your mushroom identification books and an inquisitive mind.


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Past Event Information: “Mending Natural Systems Workshop Summary”

Friends of Hendricks Park is pleased to announce that the summary of the workshop “Mending Natural Systems in Our Cities” is now available online at:

http://www.ci.eugene.or.us/PARKS/natural/mending.htm

The page includes a brief summary of the two day workshop including the three keynote addresses, a description of  the World Café model and a synopsis of the plenary conversations.  There is also a complete list of organizations and contact information for all the groups and individuals who participated with a display table during the workshop.  This list includes a live web link for those organizations who have a webpage Also included is a list of all the businesses that supported the workshop with their attendance.