Calendar of Events for 2019:

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.

 

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Location:

Meet at the F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, 2200 Summit Ave.
Dress for the weather.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park at 541-607-4066 or
info@friendsofhendrickspark.org

Description:

 

Date:

April 28, 2019

Time:

1:00 PM

Location:

Meet at the F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, 2200 Summit Ave.
Dress for the weather.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park at 541-607-4066 or
info@friendsofhendrickspark.org

Description:

Anna Bradley: Secret World of Plants

Join local herbalist and Whole Earth Nature School’s co-founder Anna Bradley for a deeper look into native ethnobotanical and medicinal plant use. Come with an empty cup as we adventure into the secret world of plants.

Date:

May 5, 2019

Time:

1:00 PM

Location:

Meet at the F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, 2200 Summit Ave.
Dress for the weather.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park at 541-607-4066 or
info@friendsofhendrickspark.org

Description:

Ted Hewitt: Rhododendron Garden

Discover the history of the Rhododendron Garden and the genus Rhododendron with the past president of the Eugene Chapter American Rhododendron Society. Many of the hybrid rhododendrons will be in full bloom.

Date:

May 19, 2019

Time:

1:00 PM

Location:

Meet at the F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, 2200 Summit Ave.
Dress for the weather.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park at 541-607-4066 or
info@friendsofhendrickspark.org

Description:

Emily Aune: Rhododendron Garden

Come learn about the history of Hendricks Park and the Rhododendron Garden with the head gardener. See mid-season rhododendrons blooming and learn about their summer requirements. We will also visit some of the garden's most unique trees and other flowering shrubs as we meander through the trails.

Date:

June 02, 2019

Time:

7:30AM

Location:

Meet at the F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, 2200 Summit Ave.
Dress for the weather.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park at 541-607-4066 or
info@friendsofhendrickspark.org

Description:

Barbara and Dan Gleason: Birding

Discover what birds inhabit Hendricks Park. Identify birds by sight, sound, and behavior with ornithologists Barbara and Dan Gleason, owners of Wild Birds Unlimited of Eugene. Bring your binoculars.

Date:

September 22, 2019

Time:

1:00 PM

Location:

Meet at the F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, 2200 Summit Ave.
Dress for the weather.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park at 541-607-4066 or
info@friendsofhendrickspark.org

Description:

Heiko Koester: Edible and Medicinal Plants

Local native plant aficionado and permaculture designer will discuss the ID, use, and backyard cultivation potential of a wide range of edible and medicinal native plants at Hendricks Park Native Plant Garden.

Date:

 September 29, 2019

Time:

1:00 PM

Location:

Meet at the F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, 2200 Summit Ave.
Dress for the weather.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park at 541-607-4066 or
info@friendsofhendrickspark.org

Description:

Emily Steel: Forest Ecology

Learn about efforts to restore habitat and protect native plant
populations with Eugene Parks and Open Space ecologist
Emily Steel. As we walk we’ll discuss the opportunities and
challenges forests face as we look to the future.

Date:

October 13, 2019

Time:

1:00 PM

Location:

Meet at the F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, 2200 Summit Ave.
Dress for the weather.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park at 541-607-4066 or
info@friendsofhendrickspark.org

Description:

Nathaniel Sperry: Rooting Around: Tree Root Myths and Realities

Nathaniel Sperry is an ISA Certified Arborist and long-time supporter of Hendricks Park. He has spent the last few decades rooting around the trees of our community.

Date:

November 03, 2019

Time:

1:00 PM

Location:

Meet at the F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, 2200 Summit Ave.
Dress for the weather.

Contact:

Friends of Hendricks Park at 541-607-4066 or
info@friendsofhendrickspark.org

Description:

Joe Spivack: Mushrooms

Explore the diverse world of mushrooms with mycologist Joe Spivack. Mushroom enthusiasts will enjoy Joe's wealth of knowledge while hiking along the park's beautiful trails.

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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.