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. … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Needed on Vision Plan for South Atlanta Park

Thanks to your input and feedback, the community-led Park Visioning process, facilitated by Park Pride, has been completed. The outcome is a new, community-supported park master plan, which was presented at Price Middle School on February 12.  

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.

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.