Download PDF Press Release Atlanta, GA, August 23, 2018 – Today, Park Pride and The Conservation Fund, together with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, the City of Atlanta, and representatives from the English Avenue community, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the long-anticipated English Avenue greenspace formerly known as Boone Park West (located at Joseph E. Boone Boulevard and … Continue Reading →
Download PDF Press Release Atlanta, GA, July 27, 2018 – Park Pride, the Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, received a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo to enhance the resources provided through the Friends of the Park (FOP) Program to increase citizen engagement in and education around neighborhood parks and … Continue Reading →
Download PDF Press Release Atlanta – April 25, 2018 – Park Pride, the Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, announced that the City of Brookhaven has signed a new contract allowing the organization to resume park improvement activities that were placed on hold when Brookhaven incorporated in 2012. Prior to … Continue Reading →
Opening the morning plenary session at the 17th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference on Monday, March 26, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made an exciting announcement!
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 were recognized: Isabel González Whitaker – Friends of Sara J. González Park In 2010, Coronet Way … Continue Reading →
Download Printable PDF Atlanta, GA, March 6, 2018 – Park Pride, the Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, is hosting the 17th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Monday, March 26th. The event is expected to draw over 450 attendees from across the Southeast and … 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 form would generate approximately $20 million annually without raising or creating any new taxes. “This … Continue Reading →
Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), the nation’s leading trade association for the outdoor recreation industry is supporting the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act (HB 332). OIA represents more than 1,300 manufacturers, retailers, suppliers and other key members of the $887 billion outdoor recreation industry in the United States.
Download Printable PDF Eight in 10 Georgians agree that a portion of the existing state sales tax on outdoor recreation equipment should be constitutionally dedicated to land conservation according to a recent poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates for the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Coalition. The coalition is comprised of the state’s leading conservation organizations. “Georgians … Continue Reading →
Download Printable PDF Atlanta –January 16, 2018– Park Pride has announced that $1,027,000 has been granted to 14 community groups in Atlanta and DeKalb to fund capital park improvements. This is the largest amount Park Pride has granted to communities in a single grant cycle. To date, Park Pride has awarded over $5.8 million to … Continue Reading →