Final Concept Plan for Memorial Drive Greenway

Congratulations! Thanks to your input and feedback, the community-led Park Visioning process, facilitated by Park Pride, has been completed. The final concept plan for Memorial Drive Greenway (below) was presented at a public meeting on February 28th.

PNA Study Recognized with Fulcrum Award

On March 8th, 2017, Park Pride was honored and humbled to accept the Fulcrum Award from Southface for the Proctor Creek North Avenue Watershed Basin Green Infrastructure Vision (PNA Study for short) on behalf of all our project partners. The study’s goal was to provide a comprehensive assessment of the Proctor Creek Watershed Basic on Atlanta’s Westside and propose a series greenspace improvements and new parks that would provide relief for the combined sewer system that often overflowed into the neighborhood streets, in addition to bringing more parks to this under-parked community.

Park Pride Receives Grant from The Home Depot Foundation to Support “Pollinators in Parks”

Atlanta, GA, February 7, 2017 – Park Pride, the only Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, in partnership with the Atlanta Botanical Garden, received a $60,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation for the “Pollinators in Parks” pilot initiative to increase the presence and impact of pollinator gardens in five Atlanta Parks.

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The Power of Park Visioning

Park Pride’s Executive Director, Michael Halicki, briefly discusses the power of a “park visioning plan,” using Park Pride’s Proctor Creek North Avenue Vision for Green Infrastructure as an example.

Boone Park West steering committee meeting

The Westside’s Future “Newest Park”

Boone Park West represents the third park born out of the Proctor Creek North Avenue Study for Green Infrastructure (PNA Study) that will come to fruition.