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Presentation to focus on `healing presence'

Susan Cutshall, spiritual care coordinator with the Franciscan Hospice System in Tacoma, will lecture on "The Art of Being a Healing Presence" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Eugene Hilton, 66 E. Sixth Ave.

The program is sponsored by PeaceHealth's Women's Information Network.

For more information, call 686-7074.

Volunteers wanted to plant trees along Cedar Creek

Volunteers are needed to plant trees along Cedar Creek from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The project involves planting native trees at a restoration site on Cedar Creek. The goal is improving shade on Cedar Creek and providing more woody debris for fish habitat.

Bring gloves, shovels, weather gear and rubber boots; snacks and coffee will be provided. The group will leave from the Thurston Road area at the end of Weaver Lane.

For more information, call 726-3515.

Funding available to help improve river water quality

Landowners and organizations can apply for grants of up to $10,000 for projects that improve water quality and fish and wildlife habitat.

The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board is granting funds for habitat restoration and enhancement work in the Coast Fork Willamette, Middle Fork Willamette and McKenzie watersheds of eastern Lane County.

Applicants must match at least 25 percent of the value of funds requested, in donated services, labor, volunteer time or cash. Funds are distributed monthly.

The next deadline to apply is March 15.

For eligibility information and application forms, call the McKenzie Watershed Council at 687-9076, or the East Lane Soil and Water Conservation District at 465-6436, Ext. 102.

Information can also be accessed via the Internet at www.oweb.state.or.us/SmallGrant/smallgrant.shtml.
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Date:Mar 2, 2003
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