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Frederick Law Olmsted noted that parks were beneficial for “the healthfully soothing and refreshing effect which experience proves is exercised upon people escaping from the splendor and bustle, the confinement disturbance of towns, into the midst of spacious natural scenery.”

Monthly Archives: August 2011

News: Individuals and Groups Make a Difference

August 30, 2011

This past Saturday, volunteers from University of Louisville’s service fraternity Alpha Tau Omega helped to spread mulch to protect trees in Stansbury Park. In Iroquois Park, volunteers from Northeast Christian Church worked with our Restoration staff to manage the prairie known as Summit Field. Many thanks to these community minded individuals and groups for helping to more >

News: Take the EcoBoost Challenge and help out in Chickasaw Park this Saturday!

August 25, 2011

Ford Motor Company is currently holding an initiative called “EcoBoost Challenge” right here in Louisville and blogger Jason Falls can use YOUR help winning the challenge and earning free gasoline for Louisville. Local Louisville blogger Jason Falls is one contestant out of eight nationally competing to see who can get the highest MPG in a F-150 more >