Restoration efforts continue along Bear Creek Greenway with ‘Bucket Brigade’

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. —Restoration efforts will continue along the Bear Creek Greenway all summer. It’s being called the Bucket Brigade.

It’s a partnership between Jackson County Parks, Lomakatski Restoration Project, and the  Rogue River Watershed Council.

The groups spent months during the winter planting trees and shrubs along the greenway.

Now they’re meeting to water in Phoenix and Talent Thursday. They will focus on the greenway areas near Ashland Saturday.

“It’s just like work you do at your home garden, pulling weeds around the trees and shrubs and getting some water on them, it will kinda just going on all summer long,” said Steve Lambert, Jackson County Parks Program Manager.

For more information on how to get involved, visit the Bear Creek Greenway Facebook page.

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Jenna King is the 6pm anchor and our Feature Reporter at 10pm and 11pm for NBC5 News. Jenna is a Burbank, CA native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at Oregon she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through her internship with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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