Enlist Allies to Improve Your Park

Elected officials are powerful allies for park improvement projects. A strong rapport with elected officials, when leveraged in conjunction with the parks department, can play a major role in helping park advocates achieve their goals. Yet, relationships don’t form overnight. … Continue Reading →

Park Pride Announces 2018 Inspiration Award Winners!

Download PDF Press Release At Park Pride’s 17th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference on March 26, 2018, six Inspiration Award winners were recognized for their commitment to nurturing and strengthening the bonds between parks and communities. This year, these leaders … Continue Reading →

Spring for Early Pollinators

Signs of spring are around us! Mayapples and bloodroot are pushing up out of the soil with leaves wrapped around should there be a chill. Dogwoods are unfurling creamy white bracts and redbuds are parading fuschia flowers on each still-bare … Continue Reading →

Land Conservation Measure Unanimously Passes Key Committee

Download Printable PDF February 22, 2018 – The Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act, which would dedicate annual funding to land conservation projects across the state, was passed unanimously this morning by the House Natural Resources Committee. The measure in its current … Continue Reading →

2017 Artists’ Donations to Park Pride

When 2017 drew to a close, so did the Artists Atelier Gallery & Studios, Atlanta’s first co-op gallery founded in 1985.  As each of the artists moved on to their individual pursuits, painter Tom Wright, a.k.a Gordoni, and photographer Ruth … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Needed on Park Designs for South Atlanta Park

The Friends of South Atlanta Park and the South Atlanta Civic League are working with Park Pride through our Park Visioning process with the community to understand the current needs and desires for this beautiful, but underused, neighborhood park. The outcome of park visioning is a new, community-supported park master plan.

Park Pride Supports People

On an evening back in 2010, a small group of Chapel Hill community members gathered in the living room of Ms. Linda Cotten Taylor. They had learned that Park Pride was extending services into DeKalb County—and they were excited for what that might mean for their park and community.

Plaid Palooza: Raising the Bar for Parks

The countdown is on! It’s hard to believe that we are only four and a half weeks away from the very first Plaid Palooza! I am thrilled to participate in Park Pride’s event on November 4th because it’s a unique … Continue Reading →

Give Your Input on the N.H. Scott Park Visioning Plan!

The Friends of N.H. Scott Park & Recreation Center are working with Park Pride through our Park Visioning process with the community to understand and current needs and desires for this beloved neighborhood park. The outcome of park visioning is a new, community-supported park master plan.