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

  • We hope to see you at the 5th Annual Olive Festival on October 12, from 1-4pm A free entrance event to support Nature Area programs for Orinda's schoolchildren. Come taste olives, olive oils, see a chef demonstration of an olive recipe, find wonderful products and services to buy at the silent auction and raffle and enjoy arts, crafts and games, a live band and enter your unique olive dish in our recipe contest! Judging is at 2:30 and prizes will be awarded. Festival Flyer
  • Our Wildlife Earth Day Festival took place on April 27, 2014 A celebration with music, many outdoor activities, a great day for the whole family! Festival Gallery See photos »
  • See the entries from our Wildlife Festival 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.