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C. Edwin Murray Prairie Dedication Is Saturday

Prairie is next to Brittany Woods Middle School

The and the Green Center will dedicate the Brittany Woods C. Edwin Murray Prairie in honor of the late Ed Murray on Saturday.

The event will be at 1 p.m. at the Outdoor Classroom Prairie Space west of .

In the 1970s, the space occupied by the prairie was a barren field. Science teacher Edwin "Ed" Murray recommended the space be transformed to a place of learning for students.

Through the support of and partnership with the Green Center, the prairie became a teaching tool that showcases native plants and attracts wildlife.

Murray lived most of his life in University City and was a student at , Ward Junior High School and . He taught at Brittany Woods Middle School for 28 years.

The University City School Board for Murray in March.

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