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October 2018

Trail Crew Leader Class

October 27 @ 9:00 am - October 28 @ 4:00 pm

Love trails? Want to learn how to build and maintain them? Volunteers are essential to construct and maintain the trails you love to ride, run or hike. MTB Atlanta is the leader in Trails Education in North Georgia and partners yearly with the National Park Service to teach sustainable trail construction and maintenance. This is a two day course that covers sustainable trail construction, maintenece and how to run a volunteer crew on work days. The class is half classroom lecture,…

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Workshop: Bringing Positive Activity into Your Park

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

How do you encourage your neighbors to get outside and enjoy your neighborhood’s beautiful greenspace? This workshop will focus on unique methods of activating your park that will capture the community’s interest and attention, encouraging them to stay long and visit often. Speakers will include representatives from parks across the metro area who’ve had great success in activating their greenspace with positive activity, including:  Ansley Whipple, Woodruff Park Pauline Drake, Friends of Jennie Drake Park Lisa Shinew, Friends of Henderson…

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Princeton Alumni Panel & Paw-lunteer Day “In Nature’s Service”

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mark your calendars! October 27th is PCGA’s Fall Paw-lunteer Day of Service, which will feature an environmental service project as well as a luncheon and Princeton discussion panel titled “Regeneration, Connectivity & The Impact of Multi-use Trails in Furthering Community Development: City of Lithonia as Case Study.” The panel will feature several prominent Princetonians in the field of environmental preservation, including Deborah Jackson ’74, Mayor of Lithonia, and Sally Sears ’75, Founding Director of The South Fork Conservancy. Their conversation…

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November 2018

DeKalb Friends of the Park Meeting

November 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Park Meetings bring together community leaders and park advocates for education, networking, and strategy around making a difference in our local parks and park systems. They are a great place to learn what is going on in other parks in our community and receive insight and support on your current park projects.   Join your park peers from Brookhaven, Tucker, and unincorporated DeKalb County at November Park Meeting, and bring a dish to share for a social lunch!

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