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With its stylized system of roads and concourses, music court, lily pond, and carefully arranged border plantings, Shawnee was the most formal of Frederick Law Olmsted’s large, pastoral parks.

Monthly Archives: December 2011

News: Plant for the Planet–Seneca Park

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December 13, 2011


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


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 >