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March 2019

Nearby Nature Quest: Treefrog Tunes (rescheduled from March 9th)

March 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Amazon Park, 22 Amazon Pkwy
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
Free – $5
by Bruce Newhouse

Learn all about (and listen for!) Pacific treefrogs! Meet at the Amazon Park playground. Nearby Nature members FREE, non-members $5/family. Pre-register online or 541-687-9699. (Rescheduled from March 9th due to cold weather!) Register Now

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April 2019

Nearby Nature Quest: Wow Newts!

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tugman Park, 3666 Hilyard St
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
Free – $5
by Anupam Katkar

Join us for our 4th annual newt count! Learn all about newts from naturalist Tom Titus as we count these cool critters in Tugman Park's creek. Meet at the picnic shelter. Nearby Nature members FREE, non-members $5/family. Pre-register online or call us at 541-687-9699 Register Now

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June 2019

Nature Quest: Birds Without Borders

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nearby Nature, 622 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free – $5

Check out our nest collection, play a bird migration game, and watch real birds at work in the park. Use what you learn to help build a giant nest in the Learnscape! (Plus optional Early Birds Walk 9-10 am with the Lane Audubon Society!) Free for members, $5/family for non-members. Register here. Register Now

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August 2019

Nature Quest: Bugs by the Billions

August 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Your Neighborhood OR United States + Google Map
Free – $5

Go on a creepy-crawly bug safari in the meadows of Alton Baker Park! Use butterfly nets, magnifiers, bug barns, and more to catch and learn about all sorts of cool critters. Meet outside the Nearby Nature Yurt. Members FREE, non-members $5/family. Pre-register online or call 541-687-9699, ext 2.     Register Now

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December 2019

Nature Quest: Treemendous Forest Fun!

December 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hendricks Park
Free – $5

Get to know the tall trees in Hendricks Park on a family-friendly forest treasures scavenger hunt hike. Build an animated group tree and play a fun Find Your Tree game! Nearby Nature members FREE, non-members $5/family. Meet at the Wilkins Shelter in Hendricks Park.  Pre-register online, or call 541-687-9699. Register Now

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January 2020

3rd Annual Gnome Roam Nature Quest

January 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Your Neighborhood OR United States + Google Map
Free – $7

Go on a Gnome Roam! Learn something new about nature in winter with each gnome you discover on this family-friendly wander along the Canoe Canal in Alton Baker Park. Meet outside the Nearby Nature Yurt. Nearby Nature members FREE, non-members $7/family. Pre-register online or call 541-687-9699

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February 2020

Bee Mine? Nature Quest

February 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Your Neighborhood OR United States + Google Map
Free – $7

Learn all about the bees that help bring the plants in our Learnscape Garden to life. Enjoy a special presentation with live bees by beekeeper Chip Keiger, make a simple mason bee home from natural materials, and play fun bee-themed nature games. Nearby Nature members FREE, non-members $7/family. Pre-register online or call 541-687-9699.

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May 2020

Spring Fairy Finders Nature Quest Live!

May 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom
Free

Enjoy this Zoom Live version of our new forest scavenger hunt for hidden fairies! We'll wander through the park in search of these secretive forest friends -- and learn a bit about what we see along the way. For even more fun, we'll let you "choose" which way we go along the hike! Join us at the link below on Friday! Topic: Fairy Finders Nature Quest Time: May 22, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting…

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July 2020

Nature Quest: Wee Beasties — Cancelled for Today — Rescheduled for July 28th on Zoom Live!

July 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Your Neighborhood OR United States + Google Map
Free

Due to COVID-19 concerns, we've rescheduled this event for Zoom Live on Tuesday July 28th at 10 am! Join us for a virtual creepy-crawly bug hunt in meadows of Alton Baker Park and learn about all sorts of cool critters. Free!   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83228151774?pwd=TFVXVk00MGtDVFl3RGY2cXBrZFpJQT09 Meeting ID: 832 2815 1774 Password: 864196

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August 2021

If Stones Could Talk Nature Quest

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nearby Nature, 622 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free

Enjoy self-led family nature exploration in our Learnscape outdoor classroom  as part of the 2021 Willamette River Festival! Check in with our staff at the start of your family’s 45 min reserved time slot to receive instructions, and then set off in our safe and exciting outdoor classroom to check out Willamette River fossils, create rock art, and learn Kalapuya and Spanish words in our garden and outdoor classroom! Follow up your Learnscape time by visiting a Kalapuya Talking Stone…

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