Finding Fall Colors in Eugene

It's that time of the year, there is a chill in the air, scarves are coming out and EVERYTHING is pumpkin flavored. It's also a bit grey and wet out, but it's still a great time to explore close to home here in Eugene for beautiful fall colors. Last week we participated in a fund raising walk that took us along Willamette River on the East Bank Path through Alton Baker Park which got me thinking about all of the great places around Eugene to enjoy the colors of autumn. I'm originally from Spokane where it is about 80% pine trees, so I have … [Read more...]

Delta Ponds – Bird Watching and Nature Walk

Known for their fantastic wildlife viewing, birdwatching, wildflowers, and nearby running and biking trails, the Delta Ponds are one of Eugene, Oregon's most well known casual recreation areas. The area is a 150 acre network of ponds, sloughs, and waterways near Valley River Center that act as a major haven for wildlife of all kinds. Over 100 species of birds have been recorded at Delta Ponds and the adjacent stretches of the Willamette River along with numerous fish and aquatic wildlife, including the threatened Western Pond … [Read more...]