Community Calendar, Events, and Opportunities

Mount Pisgah Arboretum - Forest Ecology Walk

Saturday, November 4, 10 a.m. - noon

Explore the plants and animals of the Arboretum and their place in our native ecosystems with ecologist and LCC instructor Pat Boleyn. From our oak savanna to our conifer and incense-cedar forests, the interrelationships are fascinating and complex. Come away with a clearer understanding of the importance of these forests to us and the organisms that make them their home. Rain or Shine. Meet at the Arboretum Visitor Center. $5, members free.

for all Mt Pisgah events:  or 541.741.4110


Mount Pisgah Arboretum - Play in the Rain Day

Saturday, November 11, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Looking for something fun to do with your family on a rainy Saturday in November? Visit Mount Pisgah Arboretum for our community’s 6th annual Play in the Rain Day. This fun, all ages family event happens in November each year. Discover how fun, easy, and rewarding it is to spend time outdoors in nature—in ALL kinds of weather. Rain or shine, so dress for the weather.
Meet at the Arboretum Visitor Center. $5, members free.

:  or 541.741.4110

Mount Pisgah Arboretum - Bird Walk

Sunday, November 19, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Join Julia Siporin and Joni Dawning for another monthly bird walk intended for people with all levels of birding experience. They’ll use vocalizations, habitat, and behavior clues for identification of fall migrants and year-round residents. Come discover the Arboretum’s avian diversity. Please bring binoculars. Option to continue the walk until noon if interested. Rain or shine.
Meet at the Arboretum Visitor Center. $5, members free.

:  or 541.741.

Southern Willamette Ornithological Club (SWOC)
Eugene Birders Night

Monday, November 20, 7 p.m.

Attendees share recent sightings and discuss birding-connected topics. The program that follows is TBA. Check out the Oregon Birders
Online (OBOL) website the week before the meeting date for specifics. All are welcome to attend this free monthly event.

Location: The historic McNail-Riley House at the NW corner of W. 13th Ave. and Jefferson St., by the old Lincoln School. Park in the five spaces closest to the house, or across 13th Ave. in the Fairgrounds parking lot. 



Olympic Birdfest, April 13-15, 2018

Enjoy guided birding trips, boat tours, live auction, raffle, gala banquet, and more. Our featured speaker: Claudio Vidal will talk about Patagonia & Chile: Birds & Mammals at the End of the Americas. Join our festival pre-trip: a three-day, two-night birding/sightseeing cruise of the San Juan Islands, April 10-12, 2018 or extend your festival with our Neah Bay post-trip on April 16-17, 2018: two days exploring northwest coastal Washington. To learn more and register, visit