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Frederick Law Olmsted focused most of his attention on Central Park until the Civil War, when he took leave of absence to become general secretary of the United States Sanitary Commission. Forerunner of the American Red Cross.

Monthly Archives: June 2012

News: Park Naturalist Trainings Announced!

June 29, 2012

Park Naturalists Needed! Olmsted Parks Conservancy is looking for dedicated individuals help keep the parks healthy! Park Naturalists have the opportunity to receive a variety of trainings; including an overview of Olmstedian history, plant identification, pruning techniques, and many more! Trained individuals will be able to help us with park restoration projects, volunteer and/or outreach more >