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“Landscapes move us in a manner more nearly analogous to the action of music than anything else.” -- Frederick Law Olmsted

Events

Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
May 28, 2015 6:00 PM - May 28, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 04, 2015 6:00 PM - June 04, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Tyler Park
June 06, 2015 10:00 AM - June 06, 2015 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors.  Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
June 06, 2015 10:00 AM - June 06, 2015 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 11, 2015 6:00 PM - June 11, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
June 13, 2015 10:00 AM - June 13, 2015 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 18, 2015 6:00 PM - June 18, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 25, 2015 6:00 PM - June 25, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 02, 2015 6:00 PM - July 02, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

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Park Steward Training Series
July 07, 2015 6:30 PM - July 07, 2015 7:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Our training program teaches you about the history of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and their importance in our community, how to identify plants, how to properly remove invasive plants, how plant native trees and shrubs, and the basics of leading volunteer projects and park activities. To qualify you must be 18 years or older. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Register now.

Informational Session July 7, 6:30pm

Olmsted Overview July 13, 6:30pm

Plant Identification Techniques July 20, 6:30pm

Integrated Pest Management July 27, 6:30pm

Tour of Olmsted Parks and Parkways August 1, 9:00am

Horticultural Techniques August 4, 6:30pm

Volunteer Management & Community Outreach Basics August 11, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Communication and Leadership Basics August 18, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Park Activities and Learning Resources August 25, 6:30pm

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 09, 2015 6:00 PM - July 09, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
July 11, 2015 10:00 AM - July 11, 2015 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
July 11, 2015 10:00 AM - July 11, 2015 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now.

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Park Steward Training Series
July 14, 2015 6:30 PM - July 14, 2015 7:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Our training program teaches you about the history of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and their importance in our community, how to identify plants, how to properly remove invasive plants, how plant native trees and shrubs, and the basics of leading volunteer projects and park activities. To qualify you must be 18 years or older. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Register now.

Informational Session July 7, 6:30pm

Olmsted Overview July 13, 6:30pm

Plant Identification Techniques July 20, 6:30pm

Integrated Pest Management July 27, 6:30pm

Tour of Olmsted Parks and Parkways August 1, 9:00am

Horticultural Techniques August 4, 6:30pm

Volunteer Management & Community Outreach Basics August 11, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Communication and Leadership Basics August 18, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Park Activities and Learning Resources August 25, 6:30pm

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 16, 2015 6:00 PM - July 16, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

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Roots Camp: Cherokee Park
July 20, 2015 09:00 AM - July 20, 2015 3:00 PM

Earth Path Education’s Nature Roots Camp is returning to Cherokee Park! Their staff will lead earth skills adventures to help children ages 7-12 connect with nature, the community and themselves. The program aims to inspire skills of awareness and listening, teamwork, and empowerment as participants learn:
Ancestral Crafts- basketry, water vessels, clay cookware, natural pigments
Primitive Skills- shelter building, flint-napping, cordage, friction fire
Plant Wisdom- Identifying edible and medicinal plants, medicine making
Nature Awareness- tracking, bird language, camouflage, stalking, mapping
Community Connection- Storytelling, team building, games, songs

For more information and to register, visit www.earthpatheducation.com.

Register here for Roots Camp, Session 1!

Roots Day Camp 2015 Poster! (1) (1)

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Park Steward Training Series
July 21, 2015 6:30 PM - July 21, 2015 7:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Our training program teaches you about the history of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and their importance in our community, how to identify plants, how to properly remove invasive plants, how plant native trees and shrubs, and the basics of leading volunteer projects and park activities. To qualify you must be 18 years or older. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Register now.

Informational Session July 7, 6:30pm

Olmsted Overview July 13, 6:30pm

Plant Identification Techniques July 20, 6:30pm

Integrated Pest Management July 27, 6:30pm

Tour of Olmsted Parks and Parkways August 1, 9:00am

Horticultural Techniques August 4, 6:30pm

Volunteer Management & Community Outreach Basics August 11, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Communication and Leadership Basics August 18, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Park Activities and Learning Resources August 25, 6:30pm

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 23, 2015 6:00 PM - July 23, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Roots Camp: Cherokee Park
July 27, 2015 09:00 AM - July 27, 2015 3:00 PM

Earth Path Education’s Nature Roots Camp is returning to Cherokee Park! Their staff will lead earth skills adventures to help children ages 7-12 connect with nature, the community and themselves. The program aims to inspire skills of awareness and listening, teamwork, and empowerment as participants learn:
Ancestral Crafts- basketry, water vessels, clay cookware, natural pigments
Primitive Skills- shelter building, flint-napping, cordage, friction fire
Plant Wisdom- Identifying edible and medicinal plants, medicine making
Nature Awareness- tracking, bird language, camouflage, stalking, mapping
Community Connection- Storytelling, team building, games, songs

For more information and to register, visit www.earthpatheducation.com.

Register here for Roots Camp, Session 2!

Roots Day Camp 2015 Poster! (1) (1)

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Park Steward Training Series
July 28, 2015 6:30 PM - July 28, 2015 7:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Our training program teaches you about the history of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and their importance in our community, how to identify plants, how to properly remove invasive plants, how plant native trees and shrubs, and the basics of leading volunteer projects and park activities. To qualify you must be 18 years or older. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Register now.

Informational Session July 7, 6:30pm

Olmsted Overview July 13, 6:30pm

Plant Identification Techniques July 20, 6:30pm

Integrated Pest Management July 27, 6:30pm

Tour of Olmsted Parks and Parkways August 1, 9:00am

Horticultural Techniques August 4, 6:30pm

Volunteer Management & Community Outreach Basics August 11, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Communication and Leadership Basics August 18, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Park Activities and Learning Resources August 25, 6:30pm

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 30, 2015 6:00 PM - July 30, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
August 01, 2015 10:00 AM - August 01, 2015 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

more >

 

Park Steward Training Series
August 04, 2015 6:30 PM - August 04, 2015 7:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Our training program teaches you about the history of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and their importance in our community, how to identify plants, how to properly remove invasive plants, how plant native trees and shrubs, and the basics of leading volunteer projects and park activities. To qualify you must be 18 years or older. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Register now.

Informational Session July 7, 6:30pm

Olmsted Overview July 13, 6:30pm

Plant Identification Techniques July 20, 6:30pm

Integrated Pest Management July 27, 6:30pm

Tour of Olmsted Parks and Parkways August 1, 9:00am

Horticultural Techniques August 4, 6:30pm

Volunteer Management & Community Outreach Basics August 11, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Communication and Leadership Basics August 18, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Park Activities and Learning Resources August 25, 6:30pm

more >

 

Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 06, 2015 6:00 PM - August 06, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
August 08, 2015 10:00 AM - August 08, 2015 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now.

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Park Steward Training Series
August 11, 2015 6:30 PM - August 11, 2015 7:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Our training program teaches you about the history of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and their importance in our community, how to identify plants, how to properly remove invasive plants, how plant native trees and shrubs, and the basics of leading volunteer projects and park activities. To qualify you must be 18 years or older. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Register now.

Informational Session July 7, 6:30pm

Olmsted Overview July 13, 6:30pm

Plant Identification Techniques July 20, 6:30pm

Integrated Pest Management July 27, 6:30pm

Tour of Olmsted Parks and Parkways August 1, 9:00am

Horticultural Techniques August 4, 6:30pm

Volunteer Management & Community Outreach Basics August 11, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Communication and Leadership Basics August 18, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Park Activities and Learning Resources August 25, 6:30pm

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 13, 2015 6:00 PM - August 13, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Park Steward Training Series
August 18, 2015 6:30 PM - August 18, 2015 7:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Our training program teaches you about the history of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and their importance in our community, how to identify plants, how to properly remove invasive plants, how plant native trees and shrubs, and the basics of leading volunteer projects and park activities. To qualify you must be 18 years or older. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Register now.

Informational Session July 7, 6:30pm

Olmsted Overview July 13, 6:30pm

Plant Identification Techniques July 20, 6:30pm

Integrated Pest Management July 27, 6:30pm

Tour of Olmsted Parks and Parkways August 1, 9:00am

Horticultural Techniques August 4, 6:30pm

Volunteer Management & Community Outreach Basics August 11, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Communication and Leadership Basics August 18, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Park Activities and Learning Resources August 25, 6:30pm

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 20, 2015 6:00 PM - August 20, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Park Steward Training Series
August 25, 2015 6:30 PM - August 25, 2015 7:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Our training program teaches you about the history of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and their importance in our community, how to identify plants, how to properly remove invasive plants, how plant native trees and shrubs, and the basics of leading volunteer projects and park activities. To qualify you must be 18 years or older. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Register now.

Informational Session July 7, 6:30pm

Olmsted Overview July 13, 6:30pm

Plant Identification Techniques July 20, 6:30pm

Integrated Pest Management July 27, 6:30pm

Tour of Olmsted Parks and Parkways August 1, 9:00am

Horticultural Techniques August 4, 6:30pm

Volunteer Management & Community Outreach Basics August 11, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Communication and Leadership Basics August 18, 6:30pm

Community Engagement: Park Activities and Learning Resources August 25, 6:30pm

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 27, 2015 6:00 PM - August 27, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 03, 2015 6:00 PM - September 03, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
September 05, 2015 10:00 AM - September 05, 2015 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

more >

 

Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 10, 2015 6:00 PM - September 10, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
September 12, 2015 10:00 AM - September 12, 2015 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 17, 2015 6:00 PM - September 17, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 24, 2015 6:00 PM - September 24, 2015 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Prompt arrival is important to the success of the project.   Register now! 

more >

 

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
October 03, 2015 10:00 AM - October 03, 2015 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
October 10, 2015 10:00 AM - October 10, 2015 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
November 07, 2015 10:00 AM - November 07, 2015 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
November 14, 2015 10:00 AM - November 14, 2015 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
December 05, 2015 10:00 AM - December 05, 2015 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

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