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Update: Atlanta – The City in the Saplings?

This column provides an update to Teri Nye’s July 2019 column, Atlanta: The City in the Saplings? and an initial response to November’s Tree Protection Ordinance Public Meeting. Following that meeting, it is important to re-emphasize the protection of our existing tree canopy and accurately valuing the services and benefits that mature trees provide.

SOURCE: Saporta Report

YOUR Input Needed on Park Designs for Lang-Carson Park

The Reynoldstown community is working with Park Pride on a vision plan for Lang-Carson Park. Through the Park Visioning  process neighbors are examining their collective and current needs and desires for this beautiful park. The outcome of park visioning is a new, community-supported park vision plan that can be used for advocacy and fundraising.

Ellen Bruenderman: Activating Community Power

“If we do our work well, communities will continue to benefit from the power of parks beyond their engagement with Park Pride.” ~Ellen Bruenderman

Faria Khan: Parks and Fulfillment

“Parks have the ability to promote exercise and fulfillment while bringing people together.”- Faria Khan

Elizabeth Bogue: Parks and Inclusion

“I hope for all of our local parks to be welcoming and inclusive to people from all backgrounds and walks of life.” – Elizabeth Bogue

Chris Lemons: Making Greenspaces a Priority

“As density in metro Atlanta increases, park and recreational spaces will become increasingly more important. It’s pivotal that our parks and greenspaces remain priorities as our area grows.” ~ Chris Lemons

Park Pride’s Green Tie Gala

Over 400 guests danced their “picnic chic” for Park Pride’s 30th anniversary celebration, the Green Tie Gala. The Green Tie Gala was an opportunity to celebrate and thank you, our donors, Friends of the Park group members, volunteers, corporate and foundation supporters, board alumni, and government and nonprofit partners. Our work simply would not be possible if it weren’t … Continue Reading →

Thirty Years of Passion for Parks

For 30 years, Park Pride has engaged communities to activate the power of parks. Thirty years. A lot has changed over the course of three decades, and we remain committed to advocating for and improving parks. Why? The simple answer is three-fold: Parks are good for people. Parks are good for communities. Parks are good for the environment. … Continue Reading →