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Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah

The confluence of the Middle and Coast Forks of the Willamette near Eugene, Oregon
Contact Name: 
Chris Orsinger, Executive Director

Founded in 1989, Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah is a non-profit organization dedicated to mobilizing funding, scientific expertise and volunteer resources to conserve the botanical, wildlife and recreational values of Mt. Pisgah and the surrounding natural area located near Eugene, Oregon.

Buford Park is a dynamic site at the confluence of the Middle Fork and Coast Fork - essentially, the beginning of the mainstem Willamette River. WRI funds projects that focus on controlling invasive weeds, revegetating with native plants and improving side channel habitat in this area.