Wilder, a residential development growing up near the Oregon Coast Community College in Newport, is set to grow into an eco-friendly neighborhood with eight homes built, four more in progress and plans for a commercial center and up to 110 apartment units to get started over the next year.
Green village moves forward with new construction, trail dedication
NEWPORT, OR, October 29, 2012 – A new wave of energy is flowing through Wilder, a pioneering example of Traditional Neighborhood Development on the Oregon Coast. The green community is breaking new ground and experiencing a rush of activity, including the dedication of a hiking trail and forested disc golf course. The most recent round of construction on the eco-friendly village is the result of renewed interest in quality housing from the surrounding community. Continue reading
Park dedication recognizes Mike Miller Park Trail Extension and Land Donation from Landwaves, inc
Story from Casey Miller, Lincoln County Public Information Officer
The public is invited to gather and recognize Will Emery’s contributions , look at maps and photos and explore the new improvements. Refreshments provided. On October 12th at 10 am, Will Emery, owner of Landwaves, Inc. the developer of the Wilder Community near the Oregon Coast Community College, will meet with officials from Lincoln County and the City of Newport to be recognized for his contributions that have helped make possible expansion of and improvements to Mike Miller Park, including additional trails in the surrounding area.
Jim Chambers, Lincoln County Parks Supervisor said “Will’s gifts to Lincoln County, have made it possible to accomplish several goals that were developed by the County 29 years ago. Mr. Emery has donated 5.8 acres of land on the southern boundary of the park that contains a large riparian woodland along with a large pond. He has personally paid for trail development. The Board of Commissioners are recognizing his generosity and partnership by naming one segment of trail as ‘Emery Trail’.”