The Dog Park at Rotary Park on Gateway Drive saw many improvements made during a morning of landscaping and tree planting. More than 30 members of the Madera Rotary Club, Friends of the Dog Park, and crews from the Parks and Community Services Department participated in the project held on Love Madera Day.
Before the work began Saturday, Parks and Community Services Director Mary Anne Seay welcomed everyone and described the work ahead.
“Events like this and partnerships with the people here will help build a premier dog park,” said Seay.
Parks crews had previously dug the holes and prepared the grounds. The volunteers landscape efforts included planting new flowers and spreading mulch in the flower beds. Trees were planted around the perimeter of the park which is separated into small dog and large dog areas. Trees varieties included Chinese elm, Chinese pistachio, and oak and will provide much needed shade...