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Fred's Facts

Frederick Law Olmsted’s “picturesque” style is seen in step and broken terrain, planted thickly with ground covers, shrubs, vines and creepers to achieve an effect of profusion and mystery.

Events

Park Steward Training II: Plant Identification
September 02, 2014 6:30 PM - September 02, 2014 8:00 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.

A required training session for prospective Park Stewards will be held at the Conservancy’s office on Tuesday, September 2 at 6:30pm. The second in a series, this training will provide attendees with skills to identify plants in our region. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach.Register now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 04, 2014 6:00 PM - September 04, 2014 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. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
September 06, 2014 10:00 AM - September 06, 2014 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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Park Steward Training III: Integrated Pest Management
September 09, 2014 6:30 PM - September 09, 2014 8:00 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.
This required training session for prospective Park Stewards will be held at the Conservancy’s office on Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30pm. The third in a series, this training will discuss integrated pest management techniques. Register now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 11, 2014 6:00 PM - September 11, 2014 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. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
September 13, 2014 10:00 AM - September 13, 2014 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 IV: Horticultural Techniques
September 16, 2014 6:30 PM - September 16, 2014 8:00 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.
A required training session for prospective Park Stewards will be held at the Conservancy’s office on Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30pm. The fourth in a series, this training will discuss planting, pruning and mulching techniques used in horticulture. Register now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 18, 2014 6:00 PM - September 18, 2014 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. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
September 20, 2014 10:00 AM - September 20, 2014 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Park Steward Training V: Volunteer Management & Community Outreach
September 23, 2014 6:30 PM - September 23, 2014 8:00 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.
A required training session for prospective Park Stewards will be held at the Conservancy’s office on Tuesday, September 23 at 6:30pm. The fifth in a series, this training will discuss volunteer management and community outreach. Register now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 25, 2014 6:00 PM - September 25, 2014 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. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
October 04, 2014 10:00 AM - October 04, 2014 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 11, 2014 10:00 AM - October 11, 2014 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: Seneca Park
October 14, 2014 1:30 PM - October 14, 2014 4:30 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
October 18, 2014 10:00 AM - October 18, 2014 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
November 01, 2014 10:00 AM - November 01, 2014 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: Tyler Park
November 01, 2014 10:00 AM - November 01, 2014 12:00 PM

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

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
November 08, 2014 10:00 AM - November 08, 2014 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: Seneca Park
November 11, 2014 1:30 PM - November 11, 2014 4:30 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
November 15, 2014 10:00 AM - November 15, 2014 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
December 06, 2014 10:00 AM - December 06, 2014 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: Seneca Park
December 09, 2014 1:30 PM - December 09, 2014 4:30 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
December 13, 2014 10:00 AM - December 13, 2014 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: Seneca Park
December 20, 2014 10:00 AM - December 20, 2014 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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