Planning a Successful Volunteer Project

Organizing a volunteer project in your park is one of the best things you can do for your greenspace! The key to a successful volunteer day? Start planning early!

holiday luminaries

Fundraising Inspiration: Channing Valley Park Luminaries

The holidays beget numerous fundraising opportunities! The Friends of Channing Valley Park have found a deLIGHTful way to bring their neighborhood together in the spirit of giving to celebrate the holidays and their local park.

An Unprecedented Story of Connectivity

What do investments in transportation have to do with parks? A lot, when you think about parks as places of intersection and places where our communities come together.

SOURCE: Saporta Report

Park Pride: for the greener good

Park Pride’s new logo consists of a single blue and green line representing connectivity and the intersection of natural and manmade worlds. Parks connect people to their communities and people to the environment.

Enjoy a Rejuvenated Adams Park

If you haven’t visited Adams Park in Southwest Atlanta recently, now is the time! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Adams Park had an exceptionally historic year in terms of park improvements. Unwind or Let Loose at the Pool & Splashpad The pool area at Adams Park received an amazing facelift this summer … Continue Reading →

Local Park Hero: Sister Shalom Johnson

Meet Sister Shalom Johnson of the Friends of Reverend James Orange Park, one of our local park heroes. Her story, and others like it, are made possible thanks to the generosity of amazing people like you who choose to support Park Pride’s Annual Campaign. This past summer, at a Park Pride Play Day in her … Continue Reading →

Park Pride’s Impact in 2015

$3,0004,634 in direct benefits to parks resulted from Park Pride programs, projects, grants, community-raised funds and matching investments over the past year! 2015 Accomplishments

A “Parks for Monarchs” Partnership

Over the past 20 years, it’s been estimated that the monarch butterfly population has declined by 90% due to the loss of their primary food source, milkweed, from deforestation and development. Park Pride, however, in partnership with dedicated community gardeners, the National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA) and Southwest Airlines, is doing our part to … Continue Reading →

Teri Nye Joins Park Pride as Park Visioning Coordinator

  Teri Nye is the newest member of Park Pride’s Visioning team, holding a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Georgia, a bachelor of science in biology with a concentration in botany, and a Georgia teaching certificate in secondary biology. Originally from Virginia, she began her career in landscape architecture in Sydney, … Continue Reading →