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Friday, August 1, 2008
Restoration in action this morning
How do you change a pile of 800 tires into 800 flowers? Send out the West Eugene Wetlands Partnership, of course!
Last September this team of experts took out over 800 tires along with 1800 cubic yards of fill material ranging from red brick, river rock, 4 inch cobble, south hill clay, household garbage (cans, bottles, plastic bags, wire etc.) and construction debris (lumber, conduit, electric junction boxes, scrap metal etc. ), and hauled away 75 cubic yards of brush and wood. Here's what it looked like durning the excavation: