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Iroquois Park was nicknamed “Louisville’s Yellowstone”. Frederick Law Olmsted’s design took advantage of the rugged terrain and the drama of the mature woodlands and scenic overlooks. At the heart of the park is a 10,000-year-old forest that blankets the knob’s steep hillsides with a great variety of rare plants and animals.

Monthly Archives: December 2011

News: Plant for the Planet–Seneca Park

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December 13, 2011

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Olmsted Parks Conservancy Plants 240 Trees in Seneca Park Funding provided from LG&E and KU grant Olmsted Parks Conservancy is planting 240 (14 species) of trees in Seneca Park, through a $5,000 grant from LG&E and KU’s “Plant for the Planet” program. The staff of Olmsted Parks Conservancy, including Mimi Zinniel, President/CEO, and several dedicated volunteers more >

News: Volunteer Naturalist Training Starts January 19!

December 12, 2011

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We are looking for friendly, outgoing individuals, 18 years and older, to become volunteer Naturalists in the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks. We have a variety of fun opportunities and all Naturalists are trained in their area of interest. Trained volunteers can choose to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. An informational session more >