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Location: Walker Elementary, 364 Walker Ave., Ashland, OR 97520

Community Impact: The renovated playing surfaces will provide the Ashland Little League with safer playing surfaces on which to host their games as well as start a new division and increase participation levels. The maintenance staff at Walker Elementary has committed to the long-term success of the program by incorporating water-smart irrigation practices and annual overseeding schedules.

Project Scope:
139,000 sq. ft. of turf renovated
Clean up and debris removal from playing surface
Weed removal and control
Fertilizer application
Overseeding with more than 2,000 lbs. of drought tolerant seed and top-dressing

Completion Date: September 2016

Estimated Project Value: $5,000

Estimated Value of Volunteer Time: $2,200

Project Partners:
Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance
Southern Oregon Landscape Association
Ashland (Oregon) School District
Ashland Little League