Eugene, OR Dragonfly and Damsel Fly Field Course

McKenzie River Trust invites you to explore the world of Dragonflies and Damsel Flies on Saturday, August 3rd from 11am-1pm. This is a FREE educational event but space is limited and pre-registration is required at

Join dragonfly expert Cary Kerst for a morning field course on dragonflies and damselflies. We will learn about the life cycle, preferred habitat, and behavior of these fascinating creatures who call Green Island home. Bring your binoculars and a camera - you will be fascinated when you see these creatures up close. Cary will provide butterfly nets, though if you have your own you are welcome to bring it.

Note: this in-depth educational tour is meant for adults and mature kids only.


About Your Guide:

Cary Kerst retired from a career in environmental sciences and now teaches classes with Willamette Resources and Education Network (WREN), Oregon State University, Oregon Paleolands Institute, and Mt. Pisgah Arboretum. He co-authored Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon: A Field Guide. He has been fascinated with dragonflies since college.

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