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The 1974 tornado destroyed eighty percent of Cherokee Park’s hardwood trees, and galvanized new support for restoring the parks.

Archive: Staff

News: Meet Hannah Heine, Marketing Intern

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July 11, 2013

Olmsted Parks Conservancy has a very small office staff and park crew, so summer interns make big contributions by helping us take care of the Olmsted Parks! We are happy to introduce Hannah Heine, our marketing intern, who is in the office learning about Olmsted, the parks, and how non-profits work. Hannah has been working more >

News: Sam Stromberg, Park Intern

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June 11, 2013

Summer for college students is a time for rest, relaxation, and lazy days by the pool. It is a time free of research papers, finals, and 8 a.m. wake up calls, right? Not for University of Kentucky Sophomore Sam Stromberg who is one of the Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s bright interns volunteering in the parks with more >

News: Meet Sarah Wolff, Volunteer Recruiter and Park Activity Leader

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March 26, 2013

Sarah Wolff leads by example. As point person at Olmsted Parks Conservancy for recruiting volunteers and matching them to the right park project, Sarah spends much of her free time outside of work volunteering for organizations dedicated to improving the environment. She is currently serving as president of Beargrass Creek Alliance, serves on the executive more >

News: Meet Robert Woodford, Restoration Manager

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January 31, 2013

Robert Woodford oversees woodland and natural area restoration projects in the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks. If you see the Nut Truck in an Olmsted Park you can safely assume Robert will be working near by removing invasive species, planting trees or performing one of the other numerous tasks involved in restoring the Olmsted Parks to more >