Due to erosion issues the wall in the Baringer Spring area failed last year. Metro Parks along with support from Olmsted Parks Conservancy are in the process of having the wall repaired. The wall is complete but additional grading and clean up will be done in the area.
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Parks and greenways can mitigate air pollution and increased temperatures. Mature tree canopies can reduce air temperature five to ten degrees, helping to counteract the urban heat effect.
Monthly Archives: May 2014
In 1977, a group formed, Cherokee Road Runners Association, of like-minded running enthusiasts who met up by Hogan’s Fountain to run together throughout Cherokee and Seneca Parks. “The running craze was taking a big jump at that time,” Bill Scearce, long-time CRRA member said. “We would meet on Saturday and Sunday mornings to run together; more >