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:

Sunday March 19th

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:

Local botanist David Wagner will lead a nature walk in the forest of Hendricks Park. “By mid-March the flowering plants are just getting up to full steam with the energy of spring while mosses are nearing the end of their rainy season growing surge and have maturing spore capsules. This walk celebrates the spore bearing plants which are most active in winter; mosses, lichens and ferns.”


Date:

Sunday April 2nd

Time:

1:00p.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:

Did you know there are 3 miles of trails in Hendricks Park? To celebrate 15 years of Friends of Hendricks Park accomplishments in the park join Emily Steel, Parks and Open Spaces Ecologist and Erik Fisher, President of the Friends on a hike on the trails in the forested area of the park. They will guide you through the many trails of the area, pointing out blooming wildflowers and native plants, and sharing the achievements of over a decade of forest stewardship.

 

Date:

Sunday April 23rd 1:00 p.m.

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:

Join Emily Aune, lead worker and gardener at Hendricks Park Rhododendron Garden, for a tour and history of the garden. The Rhododendrons will be in full bloom as well as many other spring blooming plants.

 

Date:

Sunday June 4th

Time:

7:00 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:

Enjoy an early morning birding tour with Tom and Allison Michel, long-time members of the Lane County Audubon Society and birders for over 35 years. Learn to identify park resident birds and their songs. Please bring binoculars.

 

Date:

 June 11th

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:

Join a tour with Native Plant Gardener, Sasha White. “Native Fruits” — learn about the ecology ethnobotany uses of diverse edible and medicinal plants native to the Southern Willamette Valley.


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 November 5th

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:

Join Chris Melotti and Molly Widmer for a mushroom walk in the forested area of Hendricks Park. Chris and Molly are founding members of the Cascade Mycological Society and are hooked on mushrooms. They met while working at BLM and attended Freeman Rowe’s famous Biology of Mushrooms Class at LCC. They lead walks every year at the Yachats Village Mushroom Festival.


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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.