Our goggle-wearing “mad scientists” are tending small plots of land in Cherokee Park. This part of the exciting two-year organic herbicide research study in partnership with the Institute for Healthy Air, Water and Soil. The first organic herbicide tested is derived from geraniums, and the second type is a combination of clove and cinnamon oils. Our more >
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Frederick Law Olmsted along with his design partner Calvert Vaux was responsible for designing Central Park and Prospect Park in New York City.
Monthly Archives: August 2016
August 18, 2016
Explore Iroquois Park! The Switchback Trail is permanently closed due to severe erosion. Please protect and respect your Park by not attempting to use the Switchback Trail. THANK YOU!!! Recommended alternate walking routes to the summit include: Sullivan Grove Trail (OPEN) Olmsted Woodland Trail (OPEN) Corbly Path (Currently CLOSED for rehabilitation but will re-open fall more >
The Bridges of Cherokee Park The bridges of Cherokee Park are part of what makes this Olmsted-designed park so beautiful. The ten limestone bridges have been well used and loved over the last 100 years, but it’s evident, after a complete study, that time has taken its toll. In partnership with KYTC, Olmsted Parks Conservancy more >
August 11, 2016
Our Team for Healthy Parks employees are experts when it comes to the best practices for removing vines and invasive species from the Olmsted Parks that damage our precious trees. They have created some “How To” videos so you, too, can tackle these unwanted plants in your own back yard!