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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.
  • 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.