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Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve to hold ribbon cutting for new fire circle March 19

Fire circle at Louise Kreher Forest Ecology PreserveAUBURN UNIVERSITY – A fire circle has been installed at the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve in Auburn to enhance visitor experience during outdoor programs in the colder months. A ribbon cutting for the new amenity will be held at the preserve at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 19.

Representatives from Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, the City of Auburn and the Auburn Chamber of Commerce will join staff for the ribbon cutting and inaugural lighting.

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City of Auburn pledges matching funds for contributions to Forest Ecology Preserve

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – For the second year, the City of Auburn has pledged a five-to-one match for individual and corporate contributions of up to $50,000 for the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve, a community outreach program for Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

According to the agreement, the city is providing the grant in the form of matching funds to encourage community engagement and support for this resource for outdoor recreation and education.

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Forest Ecology Preserve to launch membership drive on Earth Day April 22

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve, a community outreach program for Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, will kick off its membership drive on Earth Day, Monday, April 22.

“This is an exciting time to become a member of the Forest Ecology Preserve, said preserve administrator Jennifer Lolley. “We have just revamped the member program in 2012 to provide greater value for members with new benefits such as free passes to educational programs, members’ only events, and reciprocal admission to other nature centers. Preserve membership is a win-win for our members as well as our operations, as those funds support educational programs as well as maintenance and improvements at the preserve.”

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