Holiday Open House

All are invited to the public open house and holiday gathering hosted jointly by Greenbelt Land Trust, Marys River Watershed Council, and Benton Soil & Water Conservation District. Visit with staff, volunteers, and friends while learning about our projects and partnerships. There’s a lot to celebrate this year! Enjoy delicious treats and beverages. Drop by or stay awhile – we look forward to seeing you!

Holiday Open House!

Weather note: This event is still on!! Join us for a public open house and holiday gathering hosted jointly by Greenbelt Land Trust, Marys River Watershed Council, and Benton Soil and Water Conservation District. Come and visit with staff, learn about our work and partnerships, and enjoy delicious homemade pies, cookies, and hot cider (made from Bald Hill Farm apples) with friends. Plus, be serenaded by the Spartacappella high school group at 3:30 pm. Drop by or stay awhile – we hope you can join us!

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Roots to Rivers

Come join us for a festive and fun event! Four local conservation and restoration groups are teaming up to host the 2nd Annual Roots to Rivers; Where Land, Water, and Agriculture Meet … a festive event filled with unique entertainment, delicious eats and drinks, silent auction and wine pull on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 from 6-9:30pm at the Vue in downtown Corvallis (517 SW 2nd St.).

Calapooia Watershed Council, Greenbelt Land Trust, Marys River Watershed Council, and Benton Soil and Water Conservation District  are teaming up to celebrate the land, water, and farms that make the Willamette Valley a unique and beautiful place to live, work, and play. Guests will enjoy a delicious Mediterranean feast showcasing local foods and the finest local craft brews and wines. A silent auction will feature unique services and adventures such as a local garden package; a day’s worth of professional carpentry services and consultation, a McKenzie River fly fishing trip for two; and more. The evening’s entertainment will include swing music, tarot readings, and jugglers! As the evening stars come out, guests will dance the night away with acclaimed band, Jazzopolis, so put on your dancing shoes and help celebrate the work of these four partner organizations.

Purchase tickets online at www.rootstorivers.org, at both the North and South First Alternative Co-ops in Corvallis, or in-person at partner office locations:

  • Greenbelt Land Trust and Marys River Watershed Council: 101 SW Western Blvd., Corvallis, OR 97333
  • Benton SWCD: 456 SW Monroe, Suite 110, Corvallis, OR 97333
  • Calapooia Watershed Council: 136 Spaulding Ave., Brownsville, Oregon 97327

A round of applause to our sponsors:

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Conservation Friends:

* Shauna Curphey & Dietrich Ayala

Thanks to our entertainers:

Music by the Jazzopolis
Tarot by Madame Freya, Ostara, and Fawn
Juggling performances by the Corvallis Throwing Department

Proceeds from the evening will directly benefit the partner organizations working to host Roots to Rivers;