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“A man’s eyes cannot be as much occupied as they are in large cities by artificial things …without a harmful effect on his entire constitutional organization… Landscape was able to refresh and delight the eye and through the eye, the mind and the spirit.” -- Frederick Law Olmsted

Monthly Archives: February 2012

News: Mayor’s Week of Service

February 28, 2012

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Join the us and the whole city April 15-22, 2012 for the Mayor’s Week of Service. Volunteer with us in Cherokee, Shawnee or Seneca Parks and help the city set a world’s record for volunteering and public service – with at least 55,000 volunteers and acts of kindness in motion that week. Mayor Fischer announced more >


February 13, 2012

Frederick Law Olmsted Parks’ photostream on Flickr.   Olmsted Parks Conservancy is celebrating the efforts volunteers made in the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks. 2011 marks the most volunteer time in our 23-year history—7000 hours. We rely on our volunteers to help keep the 18 historic Frederick Law Olmsted Parks healthy, clean, mulched and planted so more >