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.