Volunteers Plant Trees for MLK Day

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some folks in Springfield got their hands dirty Monday in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. To make the most of the holiday, the Eugene Chapter of Friends of Trees organized a tree planting out in the Whilamut Natural Area just off Walnut in Springfield. Nearly 50 volunteers made it … Continue reading »

National Public Lands Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of volunteers nationwide will be lending a hand to help Mother Nature on Saturday for National Public Lands Day, the largest single-day effort to improve public lands. Volunteers will help out by building trails, planting trees, and picking up litter in national forests and parks. Several sites in Oregon need attention, … Continue reading »

United Way Celebrates Day of Caring

EUGENE, Ore. — The United Way of Lane County is hosting its 20th annual Day of Caring on Wednesday, and participants will be able to give back to the community in many different ways. The Day of Caring is a day when volunteers can help local non-profits that are in need of assistance, and this … Continue reading »