Buxton, Event, Salmonberry Trail

Salmonberry Trail Foundation sets June 19 trail cleanup, discussion in Buxton

The site of the Salmonberry Trail route near Buxton on April 18, 2018. Photo: Chas Hundley

The Salmonberry Trail Foundation plans to host a cleanup day on the planned site of the Salmonberry Trail in Buxton and a discussion on race in the outdoors on June 19, coinciding with Oregon’s soon to be newest official state holiday, Juneteenth, which commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. 

House Bill 2168, passed by the Oregon Legislature in early June and sent to the desk of Governor Kate Brown on June 7, will establish Juneteenth as a state holiday beginning in 2022. The Governor is expected to sign the legislation. 

Beginning at 10 a.m., the thirty-minute discussion portion of the event will be led by Matthew “Mista” Ruddy, a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant, followed at 10 . . .

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