Yoga Hike

Rejuvenate yourself while immersed in nature! Join Greenbelt and Live Well Studio for outdoor yoga at the beautiful and iconic Bald Hill Farm. Certified yoga instructor, Jocelyn Fultz, is the manager of Live Well Studio and has over 10 years of yoga practice and teaching experience.  The session will be 90 minutes and will include stretching, a yoga hike, and relaxing guided meditation. All levels are welcome and no experience is required! Bring a lunch and stay for an optional picnic at noon. Herbal tea provided.

Registration

To RSVP and for more information (including location and directions), please email rebecca@greenbeltlandtrust.org.

 

Geology in Action Walk ***FILLED***

***This event is currently full. To add your name to the waitlist, please email Rebecca. You will be contacted as soon as possible if space becomes available.

Join Greenbelt and geologist, Robert J. (Bob) Lillie, for a Geology Walk at Fitton Green Natural Area. Back by popular demand, Bob will take us on a journey through geological time as he describes the forces such as volcanic eruptions, tectonic plates, and erosion that formed Oregon’s spectacular mountains, valleys, and coastlines. Fitton Green is a special natural area with unparalleled panoramic views of the Coast Range that provide a dramatic backdrop for this popular free and family-friendly walk.

 

Hike Leader

Bob Lillie draws on his experience as a geology professor, park ranger, and graphic illustrator to tell the geological story of the Corvallis region and its connections to Oregon’s natural and cultural history. He is a writer, illustrator, and national park ranger specializing in communicating park landscapes and their deeper meanings to the public. He was a Professor of Geosciences at Oregon State University (1984 to 2011) and is a Certified Interpretive Trainer through the National Association for Interpretation. His new book is “Oregon’s Island in the Sky: Geology Road Guide to Marys Peak.” At the end of the walk, copies will available for purchase and signing.

Lillie’s other books include “Beauty from the Beast: Plate Tectonics and the Landscapes of the Pacific Northwest (2015)  and “Parks and Plates: The Geology of Our National Parks, Monuments, and Seashores” (2005)

 

Wildflower Walk & Picnic

Celebrate Natural Areas Celebration Week with Greenbelt Land Trust as we explore Little Willamette, a privately-owned conservation area stewarded by Greenbelt Land Trust near the Willamette River in Albany. This site has an abundance of spring wildflowers, ponds, and wildlife. We’ll walk through prairies and oak woodlands and enjoy a brown bag picnic at sunset.

GLT Restoration Manager and resident plant expert, Matt Blakeley-Smith, will help identify native wildflowers while sharing information about GLT’s efforts to restore native habitats and species on the property. This walk is a rare opportunity to walk a conservation area that most folks don’t get to see!

Registration

For more information or to RSVP for this free, family-friendly event, email Rebecca. Additional details and directions will be provided upon registering.

Natural Areas Celebration Week

This event is sponsored by Greenbelt Land Trust and is part of Natural Areas Celebration Week.

Natural Areas Celebration Week has something for everyone!  Natural resource partners throughout the region join together during this week to highlight their projects and to celebrate the incredible resources in our backyard here in the mid-Valley. From walks to talks, open houses, local food and drinks, and more, you are sure to have a great time!

Courtney Creek Camas Walk ***FILLED***

***This event is currently full. To add your name to the waitlist, please email Rebecca. You will be contacted as soon as possible if space becomes available.

Join Greenbelt Land Trust and the Calapooia Watershed Council for the first guided nature walk at Courtney Creek, a 200-acre conservation area protected in 2017 just south of Brownsville near the headwaters of Courtney Creek in the upper Calapooia Watershed. We’ll explore a unique wet forest and prairie landscape offering excellent birding opportunities and breath-taking views of its sea of purple camas in bloom. This special property also protects one of the largest remaining Willamette Valley populations of the endangered plant, Bradshaw’s lomatium.

*This private conservation is only accessible by Greenbelt-led tours, so don’t miss this opportunity to explore it at peak bloom!

Natural Areas Celebration Week

This event is sponsored by Greenbelt Land Trust and is part of the 9th annual Natural Areas Celebration Week from May 5-13, 2018

Natural Areas Celebration Week has something for everyone!  Natural resource partners throughout the region join together during this week to highlight their projects and to celebrate the incredible resources in our backyard here in the mid-Valley. From walks to talks, open houses, local food and drinks, and more, you are sure to have a great time!

 

 

 

Kids Wildlife Walk & Crafts ***FILLED***

***This event is currently full. To add your name to the waitlist, please email Rebecca. You will be contacted as soon as possible if space becomes available.

It’s Earth Day! Let’s get outside and explore nature through stories, the imagination, and play. We’ll learn about the birds, carnivores, and other species of wildlife that live at the Bald Hill Farm conservation area. Join Greenbelt Land Trust and Chintimini Wildlife Center for a kid-friendly outing where we’ll take a guided nature walk along the forested Mulkey Ridge trail in search of wildlife signs, enjoy a group story about Oregon’s wildlife (written by a local author), and make a wildlife-themed craft you can take home. There will also be special appearances by live Chintimini bird ambassadors!

This event is free and family-friendly. Although kids of all ages are welcome, this event is ideal for ages 4 to 8. Light snacks provided. Space is limited.

*This event is brought to you by Greenbelt Land Trust, Chintimini Wildlife Center, and Hike it Baby.