Parks and the Resilient City

  The 17th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference, Parks and the Resilient City, explored how a robust park system contributes to the overall resilience of a city and ways we can make our park systems more resilient in the face … Continue Reading →

Advancing the Power of Parks

Efforts to advance the power of parks are bearing fruit at the city, state, and national levels.   City Level At the city level, Park Pride and the “green shirt army” were active in the days leading up to the … Continue Reading →

Team Depot Gives Back at Washington Park

Thank you to The Home Depot’s Building Services team for volunteering in Washington Park on July 13! Your hard work to weed, pick up litter, and clear invasive helped beautify Washington Park. We appreciate you and your efforts to serve … Continue Reading →

Small Investments Make a BIG Impact

All too often, we are told that to make a difference we must “go big or go home.” However, thanks to the collective work of committed individuals, we’re proving that small, grassroots strategies to park improvements have a big impact … Continue Reading →

Emma Nortje: Capturing the Power of Parks

  Meet Emma Nortje, this summer’s Communications and Development intern! She was born in South Africa, raised in Dunwoody, GA, and recently graduated from Georgia College and State University with a B.A. in Mass Communication. She also minored in Photography and Psychology and has worked … Continue Reading →

Nick Stephens: Doing His Part for a Better Atlanta

Meet Nick Stephens, one of this summer’s Park Visioning interns! He is currently a masters student at Georgia Tech in City and Regional Planning. Nick was born and raised in Atlanta, went to undergrad in New York, and then moved home and has been working in Atlanta for … Continue Reading →