Olmsted Parks Conservancy Announces Largest Financial Gift in Organization’s History 

Learn More

Virtual Tour: Summit Field

Summit Field, also known as “burnt knob”, is a grass prairie at the top of Iroquois Park. Because the “knob” is built on loess—🌬️ wind-blown sand/dust originating in The Great Plains—it’s home to different types of plants and animals than the rest of the city. 💚 Education Program Manager Matt Spalding takes us on a virtual tour of the area (restored by Olmsted Parks Conservancy) to explore the park’s biodiversity, history, and ecological impact.

Fred Facts
Evidence shows that when people have access to parks, they are more likely to exercise, which can reduce obesity and its associated problems and costs.

JOIN THE CONSERVANCY

Become a member today
Join Today

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

View volunteer opportunities
Get Involved

MARK A LIFE OR OCCASION

Make a tribute gift
Donate