Awbrey Park Hosts Wildflower Celebration

SANTA CLARA, Ore. — You can enjoy native plants at Awbrey Park this Sunday. Neighborhood volunteers are hosting the fifth annual Wildflower Celebration. This city park has come along way in five years. Once overrun by invasive species of plants, now it’s thriving. Volunteer Brandi Ferguson joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk … Continue reading »

Volunteers Transform Eugene Park

SANTA CLARA, Ore. — Shrinking budgets have cities like Eugene looking for innovative ways to maintain parks. Awbrey Park off River Road is a case example of a successful steward program with Eugene Parks and Open Space. Four years ago, invasive plants covered this natural area. A team of volunteers transformed it and brought it … Continue reading »

Awbrey Park Hosts Native Plant Tour

EUGENE, Ore. — When was the last time you visited your community park? Awbrey Park in Santa Clara is more than just playground and open field. There’s a hidden natural area. Four years ago you could hardly see it, let alone walk on it. Volunteers teamed up with the City of Eugene to bring it … Continue reading »