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Archive: Seneca Park

News: Nurturing an Investment

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June 05, 2013


Now that planting season is over Olmsted Parks Conservancy is working hard to ensure the 2,000 trees and shrubs planted by staff and hardworking volunteers in the fall of 2012 and winter of 2013 in Cherokee and Seneca Parks survive to maturity. Watering trees through the hot summer months is crucial to their survival. Instead more >

News: April Volunteers Rock!

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April 18, 2013

It takes a lot of hands on effort to take care of our Frederick Law Olmsted Parks, and we can’t do it without the help from the community! Thanks to you, our amazing volunteers, April was an incredible month of service (and we aren’t finished yet!).  Additional thanks goes to our Park Stewards who all helped more >

News: Fixit Bike Repair Stand installed in Seneca Park.

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March 20, 2013

The number of cyclists in Cherokee and Seneca Parks and surrounding neighborhoods continues to grow at a fast pace and in-park bike assistance is often needed. Ben Botkin, owner of Parkside Bikes on Bardstown Road, generously donated a Dero Fixit Bike Repair Stand to Olmsted Parks Conservancy. The Fixit Bike Repair Stand known as “Today’s more >