Tree Recycling Options

EUGENE, Ore. — ‘Tis the season for Christmas tree recycling. This year, Lane County is making holiday clean up easy and green. Lane Forest Products on Prairie Road in Eugene is just one of the places where you can unload your Christmas tree. Last year, they got 5,000 trees. If you can’t drop it off, … Continue reading »

Christmas Tree Fire Demonstration

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s nothing like the fresh smell of a Christmas tree lasting until New Year’s Day, but the longer it stays up, the greater the fire hazard if the tree dries up. From 2008 to 2012, Oregon experienced 107 fires related to Christmas trees and decorations and one death. It resulted in more … Continue reading »

Arbor Week Tree Plantings in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is often known for its trees. Most states set aside one day to celebrate Arbor Day. In Oregon, it’s an entire week, starting Monday, April 8. Arbor Week is celebrated every first full week of April, and this year is the 135th anniversary of the original Arbor Day. The city of … Continue reading »