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 →
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 … Continue Reading →
Shoutout to the summer interns at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey for pitching in at Underwood Hills Park! Not even the summer heat could deter these motivated volunteers from powering up and … Continue Reading →
On Thursday, June 7th, LGI Homes in Atlanta hosted their Service Impact Day with Park Pride at Murphey Candler Park in Brookhaven. Thank you, LGI Homes, and thank you LGI volunteers who … Continue Reading →
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.
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!
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 … Continue Reading →
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 … Continue Reading →
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.
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.