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In 1865, Frederick Law Olmsted cofounded the magazine The Nation, the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States. The magazine is devoted to politics and culture.

Monthly Archives: November 2011

News: Great Gift Ideas For the Holidays

November 22, 2011

Olmsted Parks Conservancy offers Worry-Free Gift Giving! STOP worrying about what to give folks on  your holiday list! START giving the excellent hassle-free gift that everyone loves. Gift Membership For just $25, give your loved one an Olmsted Parks Conservancy membership and a gorgeous 2012 Olmsted Parks Calendar. A membership is a perfect worry-free gift more >

Projects: Trails Rebuilt Using Donated Stone

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November 18, 2011

Cherokee park trail 10-2011-20

At almost any time of the day or evening hikers, trail runners, bird watchers, mountain bikers, and others are enjoying the 11.5 miles of trails that crisscross the woodlands of Cherokee and Seneca Parks. What a treasure these trails offer! To keep these trails usable, Olmsted Parks Conservancy relies on volunteers like those with Kentucky more >

News: CONSERVANCY NAMES NEW CHAIR OF THE BOARD

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November 18, 2011

Louisville, KY (November 16, 2011) – After eight years of dedicated leadership as Chair of the Board of Trustees for Olmsted Parks Conservancy Bill Juckett steps aside as LouAnn Atlas, with a six-year board tenure, takes charge. LouAnn Atlas, Vice President, Charitable Management Services at Fifth Third Bank, has been a key member of the more >