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Welcome to the Friends of Wagner Ranch Nature Area web site.

  • The 5th Annual Olive Festival will be October 4, from 12-4:30pm A free entrance event to support Nature Area programs for Orinda's schoolchildren. Attendees may sample olives, olive oils, see a chef demonstration of an olive recipe, find wonderful products and services to buy at the silent auction and raffle. Families may enjoy arts, crafts, games and a live band. The 2015 event will be hosting a poster contest for Orinda high school and junior high school students, please follow the link for more information Festival Contest Flyer
  • Our Wildlife Earth Day Festival took place on April 19, 2015 A celebration of nature with music, crafts, games, wild creatures, a solar oven demonstration and 17 acres of nature to explore. It was a great day for the whole family! Festival Photos See photos »
  • See the winners of the festival's photo contest! Just visit us on our Facebook group.
  • Look at photos of the construction of a Tule Reed Boat in the way of the native peoples. Tule Reed Boat
  • Don't forget to sign-up. You'll not only receive valuable information about the Wagner Ranch Nature Area, but you'll also be helping FWRNA enhance the Nature Area for the benefit of the Orinda Community.