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Monthly Archives: April 2013

News: April Volunteers Rock!

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April 18, 2013

It takes a lot of hands on effort to take care of our Frederick Law Olmsted Parks, and we can’t do it without the help from the community! Thanks to you, our amazing volunteers, April was an incredible month of service (and we aren’t finished yet!).  Additional thanks goes to our Park Stewards who all helped more >

News: Planting at Tyler Park in memorium of Sandy Hook Students and Teachers

April 12, 2013

It was a great way to honor those lost at Sandy Hook Elementary. It was 10-year old Henry Helmers’ idea. Tyler Park Neighborhood Association pushed it forward with great coordination and funding and with the help of Louisville Metro Parks and Olmsted Parks Conservancy the idea happened today. 26 trees were planted, messages from a more >

News: Hike Every Trail June 1 in Cherokee Park

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April 09, 2013

Celebrate spring and National Trails Day in glorious Cherokee Park. One mile and two mile hikes are planned, or you can assist the Conservancy’s crew with trail maintenance. Free posters available to earliest participants.  Sponsored by Olmsted Parks Conservancy with additional support from Quest Outdoors. Saturday June 1, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. more >