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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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.
You might think that making a significant impact to your park and community requires an equally large personal commitment of time and energy. However, in as little time as it takes to make a phone call or plan a fun … Continue Reading →
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 →
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.