Written November 3rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering
As promised, here’s a look at some of the changes I saw Saturday when I paid one of my occasional visits to Bowers Rock State Park on the Willamette River west of Albany.
Written December 18th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
A new feature has appeared on the Cox Creek Path, one of Albany’s bike and walking trails, and an interesting item it is.
Written June 6th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
The ear-splitting whine of chainsaws made me take notice Friday afternoon on the Waverly Drive bridge across Cox Creek. Turns out a crew working for R. Franco Restoration of Aumsville was just winding up a day’s worth of work on the creek banks all the way from near Salem Avenue.
Written July 11th, 2013 by
Until the other day I had not ridden my bike on the dirt path along the Willamette River from Simpson to Bowman Park in Albany since last year. When I did on July 10, I got my first look at the plantings that have replaced a large area of reed canary grass, an invasive species. So here’s a quick […]
Written June 11th, 2013 by
A demolition crew was at work Monday on Cox Creek, jackhammering away at a concrete dam that’s been in place since 1932. It’s part of a project to restore natural conditions in the lowlands near where Cox Creek empties into the Willamette River. Last year the Calapooia Watershed Council obtained a $199,000 state grant for […]