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Fred's Facts

With its stylized system of roads and concourses, music court, lily pond, and carefully arranged border plantings, Shawnee was the most formal of Frederick Law Olmsted’s large, pastoral parks.

Park Steward Training Series

Park Steward Training Series
March 10, 2018 09:00 AM - March 10, 2018 12:00 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. Park Stewards volunteer an average of at least 4 hours monthly to help protect and restore natural areas, to raise awareness in the community and serve as advocates for Louisville’s Olmsted Parks. Benefits of becoming a Park Steward include learning about native flora and fauna, gaining hands-on experience in ecological restoration, developing leadership skills, and volunteering alongside others who share a passion for our neighborhood parks.

To be a Park Steward, you do not have to have previous volunteering experience but you do need to be 18 years or older.

Register now to attend the training series!

There is a $50 training program fee which helps to offset the costs for materials, certifications and administrative costs. To request a scholarship application, please email us or call 502-456-8125.

Spring 2018 Park Steward Training Series Schedule

Saturday, March 10 9:00am-12:00pm

Olmsted Overview

Volunteer Management

Community Engagement

Saturday, March 17 9:00am-12:00pm

Plant Identification Techniques

Integrated Pest Management

Horticultural Techniques

Saturday, March 24 9:00am-12:00pm

Dirty Hands Tour

**Meeting location in park, not at Conservancy office**



Olmsted Parks Conservancy Office
1299 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213