Christmas Tree Recycling

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s that time of year–Christmas tree recycling. Lane Forest Products in Eugene started taking trees on Friday. They’re open seven days a week and take all trees, including flocked trees, but they request folks to remove all decorations before dropping them off. “We recycle all the trees. We grind them up and … Continue reading »

Tree Farms Prepare for Busy Season

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — Around 80,000 Christmas trees are grown at Northern Lights Christmas Tree farm. As the holiday season quickly approaches, workers on the farm are preparing for the busy season to begin. Whether looking for a big tree or just a little one, local Christmas tree farms have just about any type you … Continue reading »

Boy Scouts Recycle Christmas Trees

EUGENE, Ore. — A local Boy Scout troop wants to help you get rid of your Christmas tree in the greenest way possible. Troop 182 began its Christmas tree recycling program Wednesday. The Scouts will cover Eugene, Springfield, Veneta, Harrisburg and Junction City all the way through Jan. 20. “They call us and then we … Continue reading »

Christmas Tree Sales Kick Off

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — Families are heading out to pick out that perfect Christmas tree. It’s a big time for local tree farms that depend on just a couple of weeks out of the year to keep afloat. Northern Lights Tree Farm in Pleasant Hill is very busy getting ready to send a lot of … Continue reading »

Permits for Christmas Trees Available

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — If hiking through the forest to cut down your own Christmas tree is the approach you prefer, here are a couple of things to keep in mind: First, you need to buy a $5 Forest Service personal use permit. That lets you cut down a tree on designated ares of forest … Continue reading »