We know that great parks exist through the efforts of leaders who nurture and strengthen the bond between the parks and communities of which they are a part. Park Pride’s Annual Inspiration Awards honor these leaders: Linda Bain Linda emerged as a champion of the Sandy Springs Conservancy in 2001 when she served as a … Continue Reading →
McDaniel Branch Stormwater Restoration Tour
Next Saturday, join Park Pride on a tour highlighting the green infrastructure of the McDaniel Branch stormwater project. Designed to mitigate the impacts of stormwater runoff in Atlanta’s in-town neighborhoods, the constructed wetlands central to this project mimic natural systems for managing stormwater. An added benefit of this project has been the re-visioning of … Continue Reading →
2014 Parks and Greenspace Conference Recap
On March 31st, Park Pride held the Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Enough cannot be said about this year’s conference – over 400 community advocates and professionals turned out at the gardens, making this conference the largest and most successful in Park Pride’s history. One reason for this year’s success … Continue Reading →
Park Pride Celebrates 25 Years of More & Better Parks!
Huzzah! 2014 marks Park Pride’s 25th Anniversary! Park Pride rang in more than just a new year this week; the onset of 2014 means we’ve been in the business of improving parks and greenspaces for 25 years! We have lots planned in the upcoming year to commemorate achievements in parks made since our founding in … Continue Reading →
13th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference
Registration for “Pipes to Parks: Creating Greenspace with Rainwater” is OPEN! Early bird pricing ends January 15th, so make your move quickly to claim your spot! REGISTER TODAY What: The 13th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference, “Pipes to Parks: Creating Greenspaces with Rainwater” When: Monday, March 31st 2014 – all day Where: Atlanta Botanical Garden … Continue Reading →
Know Something about Green Infrastructure?
Great! Because we’re looking for someone just like you to present at the 13th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference Pipes to Parks: Creating Greenspace with Rainwater When: March 31, 2014 Where: The Atlanta Botanical Garden What’s this all about? Green Infrastructure: Sustainable and natural management techniques that harvest, treat and utilize rain runoff in greenspaces … Continue Reading →