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

  • Our Wildlife Earth Day Festival will be taking place on April 19, 2015 from 12-4:30pm A celebration with music, many outdoor activities, wild creatures on display, nature to explore. It promises to be a great day for the whole family! Festival Flyer See flyer »
  • Enter the upcoming photo contest by April 15, and see the entries from the 2014 Wildlife Festival Photo Contest! Just visit us on our Facebook group.
    or send your entry to Submit contest photos by email

  • The 5th Annual Olive Festival was on October 12, from 1-4pm A free entrance event to support Nature Area programs for Orinda's schoolchildren. Attendees tasted olives, olive oils, saw a chef demonstration of an olive recipe, found wonderful products and services to buy at the silent auction and raffle and enjoyed arts, crafts and games, and a live band. The 2015 event will be on October 4, 2015 Festival Flyer
  • 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.