Events, Meetings & Announcements


2015 Inspiration Award Nomination Deadline

Jan 9 - Online - 5pm

Park Pride's Annual Inspiration Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the parks and greenspace field. They recognize leaders who, through their actions, inspire others to expand and improve public parks and greenspace, and who work to raise awareness about critical, relevant issues. In 2015, award winners will be recognized who embody the Parks and Greenspace Conference theme, "Parks & People: A Declaration of Interdependence." Leaders and champions who have strengthened the bond between a park and surrounding community, thereby benefiting both, are the individuals we seek to honor with this year's Inspiration Awards. Nominations are now being acception. For more information, visit the Inspiration Awards page, and submit nominations before 5pm on January 9, 2015!

Atlanta Green Drinks

Jan. 14 - Hop City - 6pm

Atlanta Green Drinks is gathering of Atlantans who think about the environment in some capacity and meets on the second Wednesday of each month. Attendees come from a broad variety of backgrounds to support local businesses, debate and discuss the world of ‘green,’ network, and enjoy some drinks with friends. This month, Green Drinks will be meeting at the new Hop City in Krog Street Market.  

Third Annual Seed and Scion Swap

Jan. 24 - Decatur Rec. Center - 10:30am

Gardeners of all experience levels are invited to celebrate National Seed Swap Day with the Wylde Center, Park Pride, the City of Atlanta and Slow Food Atlanta on Saturday, January 25, 2015, at the Decatur Recreation Center (231 Sycamore Street). This free event is from 10:30am to 1:30pm. For more information, please visit the Wylde Center's website.

NEXT SOUTH

Feb. 27 - Biltmore - 8am

Generation Green and the Georgia Conservancy present NEXT SOUTH - the largest all-day conference and career fair dedicated to inspiring and impowering young leaders seeking futures in sustainability and corporate responsobility. Cost is just $20 - register today!

The Parks and Greenspace Conference

March 23 - Atl Botanical Garden - 8am

Save the Date! The 14th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference will be an event not to miss. Under the theme "Parks & People: A Declaration of Interdependence" will explore the relationships between parks and their surrounding communities. The conference will highlight existing opportunities for development, inspire cooperation from diverse partners, and influence decision-makers to creatively solve problems concerning infrastructure while producing wonderful parks and greenspaces that provide multiple benefits to communities. Read more on the Park Pride website!