Call of the Wild: A benefit for Oregon Wild


Call of the Wild: A benefit for Oregon Wild

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm | The Redd: 831 SE Salmon St, Portland, OR 97214

For the first time since 2019, our signature Call of the Wild event is back and it’s calling your name! Join the Oregon Wild Team, our community supporters, and anyone who loves Oregon in your best flannel or favorite camping outfit for a camp-inspired, in-person event that raises a mug to our work and raises crucial funds for our ongoing conservation efforts. 

Call of the Wild is an unforgettable evening of cheer, celebration, and passion as we gather to recognize Oregon Wild’s successes with our number one source of support–you! Thanks to your steadfast support, we’re fighting for bigger and bolder conservation wins in the coming year, from championing historic protections for over 4,500 miles of Oregon’s rivers, to protecting our mature and old-growth forests, to advocating for increased wildlife protections. We wouldn’t be here without you, and we’re ready to have a camp party to keep Oregon wild! Buy your ticket now and be part of this incredible event that will propel our conservation efforts further. 

What to expect at Call of the Wild:

  • Delicious wine and hand-crafted cocktails from local vendors, and beer and cider from our Oregon Brewshed® Alliance Partners
  • Tasty, camp-inspired local food catered by Artemis Foods and 1927 S’mores
  • Live music from the local band Hushfire
  • A silent auction featuring Oregon's best trips, outdoor gear, food, drink, and more!
  • The winning photographs from our 16th Outdoor Photo Contest

Reserve your ticket 

Every dollar raised at Call of the Wild goes directly to supporting our mission to protect and restore Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife, and waters.

You will be taken to a third-party website (SchoolAuction) to purchase your ticket to the event. Your card information will be safely saved for participation in the raffle, silent auction, and paddle raise during the night of the event.

Online Auction - Live Now! 

Protect the places you love when you bid on these awesome auction packages. These are available online only and will not be part of the silent auction at the event. You do not need a ticket to Call of the Wild to bid. Online auction closes on October 13 at 11:45pm

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African Photo Safari for Two

Enjoy a six day and six night stay for two people in the heart of South Africa's Zululand conservation region - one of the richest conservation regions in Africa!

What's included:

  • Six day and six night stay for 2 people in a standard room a the Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge or Zulu Safari Tents (depending on availability)
  • Full board, which include three delicious meals per day meals per day
  • Two game viewing activities per day guided by professional game rangers in open game viewing vehicles on Zulu Nyala Game Reserve
  • Access to incredible facilities such as a swimming pool, bars, gym, succulent gardens, resident wildlife, restaurants, and more!

Customized Old-Growth Hike with Chandra LeGue

Want to explore someplace new and learn more about the forests Oregon Wild works to protect? Here's your chance to win a guided hike with long-time Oregon Wild staffer, nature nerd, and author of Oregon's Ancient Forests: A hiking guide Chandra LeGue!

What's included:

  • This experience is a guided hike for up to 6 people, customized to your interests and location with a focus on ancient forest trails Chandra has explored. Winner will also receive a copy of the hiking guide.
  • The hike location and other details such as length and difficulty will be mutually agreed upon between the winning bidder and hike leader based on desired season and part of the state.
  • Redeemable May - October 2023.
  • Plan to coordinate with Chandra at least one month in advance to plan the hike date and location.

Point and Shoot - Nikon Coolpix W300

Designed for adventurers, this camera is as tough as you are. It's waterproof to 100 ft, freezeproof to 14 F, shockproof to drops up to 7.9 ft high, and dustproof for all those dusty days outside. In regard to imaging, a high-resolution 16MP BSI CMOS sensor benefits both stills shooting as well as video recording, with the ability to shoot continuously up to 7 fps, record video at UHD 4K/30p, and produce low noise imagery with a sensitivity range of ISO 100-6400.

Show Your Oregon Wild Pride! - We’ll auction two

  • Wild Pride unisex t-shirt. Winner chooses size. S - XL available.
  • "Keep Oregon Wild" wolf howl hat

Take a Hike!

Ready to gear up for your next backpacking trip? We have what you need!

What's included:

  • $50 gift certificate to Next Adventure
  • 22oz Earthwell Woodie Bottle
  • One 70L Mountain Hardwear backpack

Wine Party

Nestled in the beautiful Willamette Valley is a boutique winery, Domaine Divio, applying environmentally friendly farming and Burgundian style winemaking. Domaine Divio is dedicated to the production of very limited, critically acclaimed Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines.

This certificate entitles the recipient to an elevated wine tasting for a party of up to 6 guests at Domaine Divio.

Join us for a 90-minute-long seated tasting with a dedicated host, cheese and charcuterie plate, and an extended wine flight that highlights the AVA selections of the Domaine Divio portfolio.

100% of the proceeds from the auction will fuel our conservation goals in the year ahead!

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Thanks to our Tremendous Event Sponsors!

Wild and Scenic Sponsors

Watershed Sponsors

Cider, Beer, Wine, and Spirits Sponsors

Rental Sponsors


We’ll be updating this page with more event information - stay tuned for upcoming details about the event!