Because people & nature need each other…

Founded in 1989, the mission of Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah is to protect and enhance native ecosystems and compatible recreation in the Mt. Pisgah area.

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to conserve the Mt. Pisgah area’s incredible botanical, wildlife and recreational values. The Friends mobilize funding, scientific expertise and volunteer resources to improve the botanical, fish, wildlife and recreational values throughout the greater Mt. Pisgah area.  

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Annual Fall Celebration Sunday, Nov. 5th, 5-7 pm

Unitarian Church  1685 W. 13th Ave., Eugene

  • Keynote Address: Mary Christina Wood, Philip H. Knight Professor of Law, University of Oregon School of Law, and author, Nature’s Trust.
  • Our biggest fundraiser of the year!
  • FREE food, drink, music, friends, stories, inspiration, & fun!
  • Fresh seasonal meal, local beer, cider, and wine.
  • Piano music provided by Gus Russell

Milestone Reached on Confluence River Restoration Project

Friends partnered with TNC in the summer of 2016 to advance the restoration project at the Willamette Confluence.
Click here for updates as of September 2016

Friends Protect Turtle Flats in Perpetuity

In 2015, the Friends purchase the 62-acre “Turtle Flats” property, an important natural area at the confluence of the Coast and Middle Forks of the Willamette River, just outside Eugene. This land is being restored to improve water quality and fish and wildlife habitat. The purchase is a milestone in a multi-phase floodplain restoration project along the Willamette.
Click here for the full story

Take a Hike! Buford Park and Mt. Pisgah is the largest and most visited park in Lane County. Come visit to see why!

There are multiple trailheads you can use to access many miles of beautiful hiking trails.
Click here for detailed directions


Do You Like Our Photos?

Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah proudly highlights Mt. Pisgah’s natural beauty using photographs provided by Friends, Volunteers, and Members. Special thanks to Falling Art Photography for providing the Friends with professional pictures. Thanks to all.


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