Become a McKenzie River Trust Volunteer

There are so many ways to give back to the causes you care most about. We rely on the support of community members like you to help protect and care for the lands and rivers you cherish in western Oregon.

We are always looking for committed community members to join our volunteer team! Either in the office or out in the field, we can accomplish so much more with your support. McKenzie River Trust has multiple avenues of volunteerism including internships, events support, on-the-ground stewardship projects, tabling opportunities and more! Let us know how you would like to be involved by contacting us today!

 

Upcoming Community Volunteer Days

 

Family Volunteer Day at Green Island Saturday, October 21st

Fall is the time for seed collection! We invite you to join the Trust in collecting and planting native seeds from shrubs and trees while learning about seed dispersal methods. We will be planting oak, ash, maple, lupine, and native grasses to help reforest our latest channel reconnection project. This event is perfect for families! Click here to learn more and register.

 

Tree Planting at Coyote Spencer Wetlands Saturday, November 4th

Get out your muck boots and get outdoors to help McKenzie River Trust plant willow stakes along Coyote Creek! This work project will reforest a 1/4 acre as well as provide care for dozens of existing trees by adding mulch and tree tubes. Learn more about riparian reforestation while helping to care for this special place! Click here to learn more and register.

Praire Planting at Coyote Spencer Wetlands Day 1: Thursday, November 30th

Join McKenzie River Trust and the Institute for Applied Ecology in our effort to plant 9,000 meadow/prairie species at Coyote Spencer Wetlands. We will be planting plugs, bulbs and bare-root stock. This day is from 9:30am-3pm. Click here to learn more and register.

Big IslandPraire Planting at Coyote Spencer Wetlands Day 2: Friday, December 1st

Join McKenzie River Trust and the Institute for Applied Ecology in our effort to plant 9,000 meadow/prairie species at Coyote Spencer Wetlands. We will be planting plugs, bulbs and bare-root stock. This day is from 9:30am-3pm. Click here to learn more and register.