Tag Archives: Land Park Volunteer Corps

Jack Peyton’s Bench Dedication

By James Peyton On July 28th, 2016, a bench in Land Park was dedicated to Jack Peyton. He was the beloved man of Land Park who walked his bulldog Rosebud daily. The bench was paid for by his friends, and

Turtle territory: “Turtle lady” and park volunteers discuss city park ponds and the future of the popular reptilian residents

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com As news of “turtle trouble” at McKinley and William Land Park’s ponds hit various media outlets, Greenhaven’s very own turtle lady, Felice Rood, has been fielding phone calls for future turtle adoptions because starting in July

Land Park community plans memorial bench commemorating Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud

By Greg Brown A hollow emptiness has fallen upon William Land Park. The park has lost one of its regulars, Jack Peyton. Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud were daily fixtures at William Land Park. Sadly, Jack passed away from

Volunteers work to replant trees in William Land Park on last workday of the year

As the city has been full force cutting down 66 trees in William Land Park, members of the Land Park Volunteer Corps have been working with the Sacramento Tree Foundation to start the replanting process. Last Saturday’s park work day

Land Park Volunteer Corps, City of Sacramento weigh in on safety of water at Duck Lake

On the first Saturday of October, more than 50 volunteers converged around Duck Lake, William Land Park’s largest pond, armed with rakes, gloves and a determination to clean up the park’s pond and surrounding areas. These folks are called the

Land Park Volunteer Corps is making a difference in William Land Park

The recession has hit the wallets of the majority in this country in one way or another. Local governments are not immune from having to make changes to their day-to-day spending either. People have been laid off and services once