• GREENSPACE NEWS

    Challenge to Cut Back On Driving Miles

    Challenge to Cut Back On Driving Miles

    October 5, 2014

    Point2Point at Lane Transit District is back this year with the Oregon Drive Less Challenge, which kicks off on Monday. Coordinators were at the Oakshire Public House Sunday in Eugene, launching this year's statewide challenge.

    Groups to Clean Up Willamette River

    Groups to Clean Up Willamette River

    October 3, 2014

    Saturday is supposed to be a beautiful day, and people will be out making the Willamette River a little more beautiful. The Great Willamette Cleanup starts at 8 a.m. Volunteers from all over Oregon will be out removing litter and debris along 187 miles of the river.

  • REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Rainwater

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Rainwater

    October 22, 2014

    EWEB and the city of Eugene have teamed up with Nearby Nature to create a water wise demonstration garden at Alton Baker Park. It shows you how to save water now to save time, money, and your yard during the drought months.

    Corvallis School Gets SAGE Building

    Corvallis School Gets SAGE Building

    October 15, 2014

    The Corvallis Waldorf School is the first school in the state to receive a Smart Academic Green Environment, or SAGE modular. The building was designed by students at Portland State University and has an energy efficient system that will save the school money for its utilities.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    October 23, 2014

    True of false. You can't grow citrus trees in Oregon. Answer: False. You can definitely grow them, but you have to bring them inside from about October to April. And when you bring them inside, there are a few things you need to do so you can get some fruit.

    In the Garden: Growing Garlic

    In the Garden: Growing Garlic

    October 17, 2014

    Love to cook with garlic? There's an easy way to grow your own. Caleb Johnson of Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us how easy it is in this week's In the Garden.