One of Buffalo's most treasured cultural assets, this public urban forest is maintained, preserved and restored by the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC), in a successful public-private partnership with the city of Buffalo.  We invite you to learn more about these historic open spaces, about their creator, Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of landscape architecture, and about the BOPC.  


Educational & Informational Session

"The Scajaquada Corridor: Where are we going?"
Date: March 10, 2015
Place: Peter & Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium at the
Burchfield Penney Art Center, SUNY Buffalo State
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Come listen and learn about the past, present and
possible future of the Scajaquada Corridor.
Distinguished Panel:
- Mark Goldman, Author, Restauranteur & Urban
Change Agent
- Frank Kowsky, Author, Distinguished Professor
Emeritus, SUNY Buffalo
- Robert Shibley, Dean, School of Architecture
and Planning, University at Buffalo, State University of
New York
Informational session will be free and open to
the public.

One of your six beautiful Olmsted Parks by Dan Oshier
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Saturday, January 17, 2015: 'WINTER BLAST'
Official Grand Opening Celebration of the
MLK, Jr. Park Ice Rink, a designated BlueCross
BlueShield Healthy Zone


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Calendar of Events:

Sunday - March 1, 2015
The MLK, Jr. Park Ice Rink, a designated
BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Zone,
will be OPEN TODAY.

Ice Rink Hours:

Mon. - Fri.:  1:30PM - 5:30PM
Sat. & Sun.:  Noon - 5:30PM
Old-fashioned pond skating is weather
dependent, for ice rink conditions, please
visit our website or call 838.1249 ext. 17.
Hockey and figure skates are available in
a variety of sizes and available FREE of



Stephanie Crockatt Named Interim Executive Director

The board named Stephanie Crockatt, the conservancy's current senior director of institutional advancement, interim executive director. Stephanie joined the conservancy this past June, following seven years as director of extrenal affairs for the University of Georgia College of Environmental Design starting in 2007. Prior to that, she was president and executive director of the LPGA Tournament Owners Association from 1999 - 2007. For five years, she served as tournament co-director for the LPGA Oldsmobile Classic. She holds a bachelor of landscape architecture with a focus on golf course design, and a master of parks and recreation both from Michigan State University.


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Happening In The Parks

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