Update on Atlanta and Decatur Greenspace from the DeKalb County Parks, Bond, and Greenspace Office

Arabia Mountain biking and hiking path

View of Arabia Mountain near Lithonia in DeKalb County. You can bring the whole family and bike or walk along the PATH, which leads through woods, over streams, across fields, and, of course, alongside Arabia Mountain, where you can explore its granite geology. (photo courtesy of DeKalb Parks, Bond, and Greenspace Program)

In metro Atlanta, many of us are aware of our severe lack of parks (trees, too), and next Thursday, December 10th, the DeKalb County Parks, Bond, and Greenspace office will host a forum to give the public the latest from the county greenspace program.

The county has used bond money to buy and improve land for parks and recreation, acquiring more than 3,000 acres since 2001, according to the office of county CEO Burrell Ellis.

  • What: Officials will discuss DeKalb County’s greenspace program
  • When: 6:30 p.m. on December 10, 2009
  • Where: The Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Dr. in Decatur

For more information, call the county Parks Bond and Greenspace Office at 404-371-2082 and visit their website here!

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