Events, Meetings & Announcements
Dec. 12 - Rick McDevitt Youth Center - 7:30am
At the monthly PARC Meeting, Park Pride brings together community leaders and park advocates from throughout Atlanta for education, networking and strategy. Representatives from dozens of Friends of the Park Groups, park conservancies and the parks department visit a different park to learn more about the community efforts in that park, and discuss current park and greenspace issues. Join us in December at the Rick McDevitt Youth Center at Four Corners Park, 7:30am!
2013 WAWA Open House Celebration!
Dec. 12 - Outdoor Activity Center - 6:30pm
The West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA) is hosting a holiday celebration open house at the Outdoor Activity Center in Southwest Atlanta! Visit this hidden gem and learn about WAWA's successes at your local nature preserve. For more information or to send an RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404.752.5385. Hope you'll join us!
Renaissance Park Dog Park Ribbon Cutting
Dec. 14 - Renaissance Dog Park - 10am
Come and join us at the official ribbon cutting at the Renaissance Park Dog Park! The event starts at 10am - bring your pooch and enjoy the first off-leash dog park in the Old Fourth Ward!
Understanding Urban Wildlife
Dec.14 - Blue Heron Nature Preserve - 11am
Marjan Ghadrdan from the Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE) is coming back to Blue Heron for an exciting talk about the ways in which urban wildlife have adapted to living next to humans! This educational event will include a meet-and-greet with some of the amazing critters that call Atlanta their home. Attendance is limited and $10 per person - to RSVP call 412-398-1101.
Southface Solstice Celebrations
Dec.18 - Southface Eco Office - 5:30pm
Celebrate the holiday season and enjoy great people, delicious food, and seasonal beverages. Southface will also present its annual Award of Excellence and Volunteer of the Year. For more information and to register to attend, visit the Southface website.
Fruit Tree, Vine & Berry Bush Sale!
Jan 25. - North DeKalb Mall - 12pm
It's the incredible, edible, grow-it-yourself fruit tree, vine & berry bush sale, brought to you by the Atlanta Local Food Initiative. Check out the wide selection of trees, vines and bushes that have been carefully selected to thrive in metro-Atlanta, and then join us at the North DeKalb Mall from noon-3pm on January 25!
13th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference
March 31 - Atlanta Botanical Garden - 8:30am
The 2014 Parks and Greenspace Conference theme "Pipes to Parks: Creating Greenspaces with Rainwater" will focus on ground-breaking projects that leverage rainwater runoff and green infrastructure techniques to build innovative parks and greenspaces. Join other greenspace advocates, government policy makers, park professionals and more for this fantastic one day conference! For more information and to register, visit the Park Pride Conference page. Early bird registration ends January 15th, 2014!