Growing with Greenspace

Atlanta is a greenspace paradox. On the one hand, Atlanta is a city of lush greenery where our communities and neighborhoods are nestled within a rich urban forest that is our city’s defining ecological feature. On the other hand, the City of Atlanta lacks publicly accessible parks.

SOURCE: Saporta Report

LGI Homes Service Impact Day with Park Pride

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 came out and gave back to the community – your … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Matters in the Grant Park Vision Plan

Do you live near or regularly use Grant Park? Are you concerned about the future of the Historic SE Quadrant of Grant Park? Do you have ideas for how this part of Grant Park could be enhanced and preserved for future Atlantans to love and enjoy?  … Continue Reading →

Small Is Beautiful: Investing in Community Driven Projects

In Atlanta, a city of rapid growth and change, there is an emerging trend that redefines how we measure impact. In contrast to the major headlines and large-scale projects, there are efforts happening which seek to highlight the capacities within communities and propel the notion that small changes (spurred by small investments) can be a beautiful thing. Specifically, in the realm of parks and greenspace, Park Pride is employing small, grassroots strategies to make incremental improvements within neighborhoods parks that are producing large-scale impact.

SOURCE: Saporta Report

2017 Impact Report

Download Printable PDF Friend, Parks matter. As a Park Pride supporter, you understand that a great park system is a hallmark of a great city. Parks are more than places to play: they are places to explore and interact with … Continue Reading →

A New Vision for Atlanta

The city of Atlanta, Georgia, with a population of more than 472,000 people, will be breaking ground on approximately 20 projects throughout the city in 2018 and beyond. With a combination of public and private funding, Atlanta’s Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) aims to illustrate how these entities can work together to create parks and develop public lands that can, ultimately, transform Atlanta and the lives of its citizens.

SOURCE: Parks and Recreation Magazine

Conservation Legislation Signed Into Law

Governor Nathan Deal signed the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act (HB 332) into law at the State Capitol today! Now *YOU* will have the opportunity to VOTE on the November General Election ballot to dedicate a portion of the existing sales tax on outdoor recreation equipment to the conservation of waters, lands, and wildlife.

SOURCE: Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act