Upcoming Think Wild Events

Check out what Think Wild is up to, and how you can get involved supporting and learning about living with wildlife in our community.


Wild Oregon Foods Restaurant Proceeds Benefit Think Wild
Thursday, October 24th

Join us October 24th from 11:00-3:00 at Wild Oregon Foods to try some locally sourced farm-to-table dishes in support of Think Wild. 20% of restaurant proceeds will go to Think Wild to support wildlife education, conservation, and rehabilitation programs. Come say hello and try out some local goodies!

Film Screening of The Beaver Believers
Sunday, October 6th

Think Wild | Beaver Works Oregon has teamed up with Worthy Garden Club and ONDA (Oregon Natural Desert Association) to bring the award-winning documentary "The Beaver Believers" back to Bend, Oregon.

After the film we will discuss the history of beavers and their place in Oregon ecology, as well as the work being done by local organizations to support beavers' return to Central and Eastern Oregon landscapes. Including ONDA's riparian restoration expert, Jefferson Jacobs, with an overview of beaver-related ONDA projects in the Eastern Oregon landscape.

Doors open at 3:30pm, film to begin at 4:00pm. Discussion to follow.

Register Here via Worthy Garden Club

More info about the film can be found at

GET WILD WITH THINK WILD Benefit & Concert - Sunday, September 22nd
in Tumalo

Join us for the first annual Get Wild benefit and concert in support of local nonprofit Think Wild, featuring music by the Silvertone Devils, food from Wild Oregon, and drinks provided by Oregon Spirit Distillers and Grocery Outlet.

There will be games, unique auction items, and a tie dye station for kids. Come join us for an afternoon of good music, people, food, and fun. Located in beautiful Tumalo, with a view of the mountains!

One ticket includes live music, appetizers, and two drink tokens. Please bring a chair or blanket to enjoy live music in the pasture.  Register at Eventbrite.

River Walk - Sunday, September 1

Join us Sunday, September 1st at 8AM for a short walk along the Deschutes River to learn of the wildlife along this riverscape and the benefits of beaver in our riparian ecosystems.

Meet your guide - Erica Loftin - at 8AM Sunday, at the Flag Bridge in the Old Mill District (the Flag Bridge is next to Anthony's restaurant).

This short, informative walk is family friendly, and free!

Learn more at