LEAVENWORTH — The Wenatchee River Institute (WRI) invites the public to join in creating a native garden to celebrate and honor the contributions of Jeff Parsons, founding director of the Barn Beach Reserve.
Work parties are scheduled for Sunday afternoons through Nov. 10. You can buy plants for the garden at a work party or donate to the project by sending a check to WRI, P.O. Box 2073, Leavenworth, WA 98826.
A celebration potluck will also be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at Barn Beach Reserve.
Parsons has been involved in many community-based programs and organizations including LIFE2 Earth Day Community Fair, Leavenworth Community Farmers Market, Think Local First, E. Lorene Young Community Garden and stewardship of Barn Beach Reserve.
For more information, contact Amy Massey at 387-1901 or email info@WenatcheeRiverInstitute.org.