Prepare your shopping list and head to one of the four Whole Foods locations in Atlanta (Buckhead, Ponce, Briarcliff, and Brookhaven locations) on April 19. 5% of the cost of your purchase will be donated to Park Pride to support programs that activate the power of parks! Whole Foods is committed to environmental stewardship and … Continue Reading →
Mayor Bottoms Announces Environmental Impact Bond Award at the Parks and Greenspace Conference
Opening the morning plenary session at the 17th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference on Monday, March 26, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made an exciting announcement!
Making an Entrance at the Parks & Greenspace Conference
Ken Leinbach, Executive Director of the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee, makes an entrance at the Parks and Greenspace Conference, demonstrating that many hands make light work!
A Conference for the Community
My name is Linda Cotten Taylor, and I’m the leader of the Friends of Chapel Hill Park in DeKalb County. In just a few weeks, I’m looking forward to attending my seventh Parks & Greenspace Conference. You might wonder why I come back year after year. The conference keeps me abreast of trends, changes, and … Continue Reading →
17th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference Sparks Important Conversations in Light of Projected Population Growth
Download Printable PDF Atlanta, GA, March 6, 2018 – Park Pride, the Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, is hosting the 17th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Monday, March 26th. The event is expected to draw over 450 attendees from across the Southeast and … Continue Reading →
Video | Mayoral Forum on Greenspace: Runoff Edition
On November 29th, a coalition of Atlanta’s green nonprofits (Park Pride, Trees Atlanta, the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy in Georgia, Piedmont Park Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land, Georgia Conservancy, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and the Greening Youth Foundation) came together to host the Mayoral Candidate Forum on Greenspace: Runoff … Continue Reading →
The “Pollinators in Parks” Initiative Creates a BUZZ at STEM Event
In early October, Park Pride and the Atlanta Botanical Garden, in collaboration with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Grove Park community gardeners and the Atlanta Public School System, engaged 107 third-grade students from Woodson Park Academy in a fun-filled STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education event at the Grove Park Pollinator Garden. STEM lessons offer students learning experiences that closely reflect the real-world scenarios and professions that require skills crossing disciplines.
Parks & the Resilient City
“Resilience” is a word you may hear often, especially as it relates to how well cities—such as Houston, Miami, and even Atlanta—are prepared to manage stresses (such as the recent hurricanes, Harvey, Irma, and Maria). Resilience is also tied strongly to the future of Atlanta’s growth and development.
Celebrating Spring in Our Parks
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A “Plaid-Tastic” Event to Transform Atlanta’s Parks
Download Printable PDF August 7, Atlanta, GA – Atlanta-based Park Pride, the local nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, invites Atlantans to take part in a new volunteer initiative this fall with a unique twist: lots of plaid! On Saturday, November 4th, Park Pride will host the first ever … Continue Reading →