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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.”

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Mayor’s Week of Service

April 24, 2012

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Mayor’s Week of Service, a set on Flickr.

Thank you to all of the volunteers who came out to help us in the parks!

Total Individuals: 352
Total Hours: 858
22 Groups
14 Olmsted Parks
200+ trees planted
7 Garden Beds Created & Planted
3 Loads of Mulch
4 Truck + 2 Trailer Loads of Garlic Mustard Pulled