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Monthly Archives: April 2016

News: Olmsted in the News

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April 26, 2016

A media blitz has come upon us the past couple weeks, the Conservancy has recently been featured in stories by the Courier Journal, WLKY, and WHAS. Tornado anniversary on WHAS: http://www.whas11.com/news/local/local/42-years-later-tornado-impact-lingers/117860303 Iroquois North Overlook progress story: http://m.wlky.com/news/Iroquois-Park-overlook-construction-nears-completion/38860508 The Burn at Iroquois Park: http://www.courier-journal.com/picture-gallery/news/local/2016/03/30/gallery–prescribed-burn-at-summit-field-at-iroquois-park/82436346/ http://www.wlky.com/news/controlled-burn-underway-at-iroquois-park/38764586 Then WHAS Great Day Live featured a story about renewal and more >

News: Seneca Park tennis courts to be improved

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April 26, 2016

Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation, District 9 Councilman Bill Hollander and the Louisville 10 an Under Tennis Association have partnered on a project that will result in much-needed improvements to the popular courts at Seneca Park. Starting Monday, crews from Riverside Paving, with assistance from Tennis Technologies, will begin to resurface and fill cracks on more >

News: Nature Camps in the Olmsted Parks

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April 05, 2016

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Nature Camps in the Olmsted Parks Olmsted Parks Conservancy is pleased to partner with Louisville Nature Center again this summer to offer four nature camps in Chickasaw Parks. Through these free-week long programs campers will engage in a range of hands-on activities as they learn about Louisvilleā€™s geography, park history, Ohio River water quality, and more >

News: Kroger Community Rewards Program

April 05, 2016

The Kroger Community rewards program allows Kroger Plus card holders to link their card to Olmsted Parks Conservancy. Now every time you shop at Kroger we earn extra money to continue our mission to restore, enhance, and protect Louisville’s Olmsted Parks. To get started click the link below. Login or register your KrogerPlus card. Once more >