Faerieworlds Opens at Mt. Pisgah

EUGENE, Ore. — Twelve years strong, the annual Faerieworlds kicked off today at Mt. Pisgah. The event melds together folk music and dance with fantasy-inspired entertainment. Faerieworlds is the second-largest festival in Eugene, attracting thousands of guests from across the U.S., Canada and even Europe. Organizers say the event allows visitors to explore different world … Continue reading »

Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Celebrates 40 Years

EUGENE, Ore. — Thursday night, the Mt. Pisgah Arboretum celebrated 40 years of service to the community. The non-profit held its Annual Summer Celebration at the White Oak Pavilion. Organizers said they always focus on educating the public about the local environment and are using the event to do just that. The group will present … Continue reading »

Residents Battle Events at Mt. Pisgah

EUGENE, Ore. — LandWatch Lane County, a local environmental group, and some neighbors are battling it out with the Lane County government. They’re upset because the county wants to up its number of summer events. LandWatch Lane County said the county isn’t going about putting these events on in the right way, arguing that it’s … Continue reading »

Mt. Pisgah Hosts Summer Solstice Hike

EUGENE, Ore. — We are fast approaching the first day of summer–the longest day of the year. If you want to celebrate, you can head out to a guided walk at Mt. Pisgah. That happens June 21 from 6-8:30 p.m. Meet at the visitor’s center. Click on the video about to watch our interview with … Continue reading »

Controlled Burn on Mt. Pisgah

EUGENE, Ore. — Parts of Mt. Pisgah were closed Monday so that the Lane County Parks Division could perform a controlled burn. The burn took place on the south end of the Howard Buford Recreation Area, closing trails three and six. Parks workers say these burns are important to ensure the survival of native species … Continue reading »

Man Rescued On Mt. Pisgah Now In A Coma

EUGENE, Ore — A Eugene man rescued on Mt. Pisgah Wednesday night took a turn for the worse. A major rescue effort ensued Wednesday night after the man’s family found a note that implied he was going to kill himself. The Lane County Sheriff’s office worked with the Goshen Fire Department to search for the … Continue reading »

Groups Restoring Mt. Pisgah Habitat

HOWARD BUFORD COUNTY PARK, Ore. — Most all of our historic native Oak Prairie and Savanna habitats disappeared from the Willamette Valley. However, Lane County Parks and Friends of Buford Park say they aren’t going to let that happen here, thanks to the Meadowlark Project. Friends of Buford Park will be restoring 265 acres in … Continue reading »

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