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Frederick Law Olmsted moved his home to suburban Boston in 1883 and established the world's first full-scale professional office for the practice of landscape design.

Events

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
January 06, 2015 1:30 PM - January 06, 2015 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: Bingham Park
January 10, 2015 10:00 AM - January 10, 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
January 10, 2015 10:00 AM - January 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: Seneca Park
January 13, 2015 1:30 PM - January 13, 2015 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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Project: Shelby Park
January 19, 2015 11:00 AM - January 19, 2015 1:00 PM

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service was created to encourage people to come together to improve lives, bridge barriers, and move the nation closer to the “Beloved Community” Dr. King envisioned. Olmsted Parks Conservancy will host a volunteer event in Shelby Park in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on January 19 11:00am-1:00pm. Projects may include trash pick-up, planting large native trees and mulching. Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Park Steward Information Session
January 20, 2015 6:30 PM - January 20, 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, as well as how to properly remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs. To qualify you must be 18 years or older.

This information session will be held at the Conservancy’s office on Tuesday, January 20 at 6:30pm. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
January 20, 2015 1:30 PM - January 20, 2015 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
January 27, 2015 1:30 PM - January 27, 2015 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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Park Steward Training I: Olmsted Overview
January 27, 2015 6:30 PM - January 27, 2015 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. Our training program teaches you about the history of the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and their importance in our community, how to identify plants, as well as how to properly remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs. To qualify you must be 18 years or older. Trained volunteers will commit to assist with restoration projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach.

Tuesday, January 27 at 6:30pm, this required training session is held at the Conservancy’s office . The first in the series, this training will provide an overview of the Conservancy and our efforts. Register now.

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Park Steward Training II: Plant Identification
February 03, 2015 6:30 PM - February 03, 2015 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, February 3 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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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
February 03, 2015 1:30 PM - February 03, 2015 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: Bingham Park
February 07, 2015 10:00 AM - February 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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Park Steward Training III: Integrated Pest Management
February 10, 2015 6:30 PM - February 10, 2015 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, February 10 at 6:30pm. The third in a series, this training will discuss integrated pest management techniques. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
February 10, 2015 1:30 PM - February 10, 2015 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
February 14, 2015 10:00 AM - February 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: Seneca Park
February 17, 2015 1:30 PM - February 17, 2015 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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Park Steward Training IV: Horticultural Techniques
February 17, 2015 6:30 PM - February 17, 2015 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, February 17 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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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
February 21, 2015 10:00 AM - February 21, 2015 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: Seneca Park
February 24, 2015 1:30 PM - February 24, 2015 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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Park Steward Training V: Volunteer Management & Community Outreach
February 24, 2015 6:30 PM - February 24, 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.
A required training session for prospective Park Stewards will be held at the Conservancy’s office on Tuesday, February 27 at 6:30pm. The fifth in a series, this training will discuss volunteer management and community outreach. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
March 03, 2015 1:30 PM - March 03, 2015 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: Bingham Park
March 07, 2015 10:00 AM - March 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: Seneca Park
March 10, 2015 1:30 PM - March 10, 2015 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
March 14, 2015 10:00 AM - March 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: Seneca Park
March 17, 2015 1:30 PM - March 17, 2015 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
March 21, 2015 10:00 AM - March 21, 2015 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: Seneca Park
March 24, 2015 1:30 PM - March 24, 2015 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
March 31, 2015 1:30 PM - March 31, 2015 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: Bingham Park
April 04, 2015 10:00 AM - April 04, 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: 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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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: 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.

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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.

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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: 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: 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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