“Bridging to the Future” with Park Pride’s 10th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference

Park Pride’s Parks and Greenspace Conference is back for its tenth year! Come learn about the future of parks with special bonuses like tours of Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Check into the REI with Facebook Places and earn $50 for Park Pride!

From now through December 31st, 2010, you can donate $50 to Park Pride – without paying a dime! Just enable Facebook Places on your phone and check in at your Atlanta-area REI!

Annual Atlanta Harvest Festival at one of my favorite parks – Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve!

Come celebrate Halloween and autumn with the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve’s 11th annual Harvest Festival! Located in medlock park, Decatur, GA, the celebration will take place Saturday, November 6th from 4 – 8 p.m.!

Cox Conserves Heroes nominations due tomorrow!

Who do you know that’s impacted the greenspace in your community? Nominate them for the Cox Conserves Heroes Award!

The new Mason Mill Park redevelopment plan breaks ground

This past Saturday, Mason Mill Park officially broke ground on the renovation master plans for our new park, including a bridge to connect the current PATH trail to Mason Mill Park via a bridge over the CSX railroad tracks.

Share your love of Atlanta parks with your love SweetWater beer with Pints for Park Pride!

Join fellow greenspace-lovers and young professionals for Pints for Park Pride, a special event supporting Atlanta’s only nonprofit working with communities to improve parks all over Atlanta.

This makes me nervous… Next public meeting scheduled to further Mason Mill Park redevelopment plans

We want your opinion regarding the Mason Mill Park redevelopment plans! The public is invited to attend an information session with DeKalb County Parks and Recreation on February 2, 2010.

Artichoke Bliss: an underground urban gardening experiment in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward

Atlanta community garden Artichoke Bliss is putting down roots in this vacant lot near the corner of Edgewood and Boulevard Avenues. Thanks to Angel Poventud, Eli Dickerson, and Atlanta volunteers, the vibrant Old Fourth Ward is becoming a little greener!

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

The DeKalb County Parks, Bond, and Greenspace office will host a forum to give the public the latest from the county greenspace program. This is DeKalb County’s initiative to purchase and convert land into parks and greenspace in Atlanta, Decatur, Lithonia, Stone Mountain, etc.

Celebrate Halloween in Decatur with the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve’s 10th Annual Harvest Festival!

Come enjoy the sights and sounds of nature on an autumn evening at Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve’s tenth annual Harvest Celebration on Saturday, October 31 (Halloween!), from 4-8 p.m. Bring the family to enjoy music, crafts, nature walks, and a warm campfire with your neighbors.

Beautify Burnt Fork Creek in Decatur with the 2009 Rivers Alive and Hands on Atlanta clean-up day!

This Saturday, October 3, 2009, join your Decatur and Atlanta neighbors for a clean up in beautiful Mason Mill Park near Medlock Park and Emory! 2009 Rivers Alive and Hands on Atlanta are hosting a creek clean-up of Burnt Fork Creek and South Fork of Peachtree Creek, which intersect in the park.

Morningside Parks Fall Fund Drive for Sidney Marcus Park in Atlanta!

The Sidney Marcus Park in the Morningside neighborhood of Atlanta is still raising money though their Engraved Brick Fundraiser! You can be a part of the environmentally-friendly playground going up in this local Atlanta park!

Trail running and the Platinum LEED certified visitor’s center at Sweetwater Creek State Park

Trail running in Sweetwater Creek State Park and a comparison of trail running versus road running!

Find protected lands and waters nearby with maps from The Nature Conservancy!

You can find nature preserves in Atlanta, Decatur, and anywhere in the United States and beyond with the Nature Conservancy’s mapping system! The Nature Conservancy’s map catalogued environmentally protected lands and waters across the globe in both google maps and google earth, with colored balloons denoting present, past, and partner preserves.

Increasing Atlanta’s and Decatur’s local parks with the DeKalb County Parks Bond and Greenspace Program

DeKalb County Parks Bond and Greenspace Program has worked since 2000 to implement big changes and acquire greenspace around the city. Learn how you can volunteer and maintain current parks, adopt a park, and more!

Support Georgia’s state parks with the Georgia Conservancy and volunteering!

Support Georgia’s state parks with the Georgia Conservancy and volunteering! Buy a state parks pass or a Georgia Conservancy membership, volunteer at Sweetwater Creek State Park, and visit Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon,” Providence Canyon!

Volunteer for National Trails Day 2009 with REI and the American Hiking Society!

Volunteer for National Trails Day 2009 with REI and the American Hiking Society! Volunteers needed at Tribble Mill Park in Lawrenceville and at the Powers Island branch of the Chattahooche River National Recreation Area!

Save the bottle, drink the keg! Sweetwater 420’s Earth Day Festival comes to Candler Park this weekend

Save the bottle, drink the keg! Sweetwater 420’s Earth Day Festival comes to Candler Park this weekend

Support the Lullwater Garden Club plant sale and green two Atlanta gardens at once!

Lullwater Garden Club’s annual plant sale to support the Lullwater Conservation Garden is April 18th – 19th, 2009!

Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve volunteer work day for March 2009!

March volunteer day for the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve near Medlock Park in Decatur