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COVID-19: Park Pride’s Operational Updates

March 31, 2020 All Park Pride volunteer projects through April will be rescheduled. We will track unfolding developments to inform our decision on projects beyond that date. Adopt-the-Atlanta BeltLine projects have also been postponed. Please reach out to our volunteer team with questions. We will be following established guidelines on social distancing and gathering and … Continue Reading →

2019 Highlights

Some highlights from 2019, Park Pride’s 30th year of impact and service.

Nature for All – Atlanta

With support from the Turner Foundation and in partnership with Trees Atlanta and the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Adriana Garcia, was hired to be Park Pride’s Nature Accessibility Advocate and champion an initiative called Nature for All – Atlanta.  

Decade in DeKalb!

In 2019, Park Pride, Friends of the Park groups, and DeKalb County were proud to celebrate a Decade in DeKalb and the accomplishments of the communities supported through capital improvements, volunteer engagement, and community building in DeKalb County parks!  

English Avenue Community Celebrates a New Park!

On November 21, 2019, Park Pride, alongside the English Avenue community, the City of Atlanta, The Conservation Fund, the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, and nearly 40 additional partners and funders, celebrated the long-awaited opening of Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park! 

COVID-19 Updates from Your Jurisdictions

With things changing daily as society learns how to best respond to the developing COVID-19 pandemic, it is easy to become overwhelmed with information about what to do and what not to do. Do Your Part to STOP the Spread of COVID-19! Parks play a key role in fulfilling important mental and physical needs, especially … Continue Reading →

More than $1 mil awarded to improve local parks

In its 30th year, Park Pride awarded a record $1,385,000 in capital funding for park improvements to 30 Friends of the Park groups across the City of Atlanta, unincorporated DeKalb County, City of Brookhaven, and City of Tucker. In this WSB-TV segment, Julie Straw with the Friends of Coan Park, shares her experience with Park Pride and the new improvements coming to the park!

SOURCE: WSB-TV