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Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Release Position Profile in Search for New Executive Director

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Buffalo, N.Y. – The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) has released the position profile in their search for the new Executive Director. This person will take the helm of one of the best park systems in the world; the first of its kind in the United States and designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. This role offers a unique and rewarding opportunity to elevate the Conservancy and its work for the betterment of millions of visitors each year and ensure that the historic parks, parkways, and circles under its care thrive.

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South Park Arboretum Awarded Level I Accreditation

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Buffalo, N.Y. – The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) and the South Park Arboretum has been awarded a Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens. The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program is the only global initiative to officially recognize arboreta at various levels of development, capacity, and professionalism. The South Park Arboretum is also now recognized as an accredited arboretum in the Morton Register of Arboreta, a database of the world’s arboreta and gardens dedicated to woody plants.

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On Common Ground; Exploring parks and social justice through F.L.Olmsted and Dr. King

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Buffalo, N.Y. – In closing the 200th birth year of Frederick Law Olmsted Sr., the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) invited the public to an important and timely community conversation which intersects the social justice missions of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  (1929-1968). On Common Ground: Exploring parks and social justice through F.L. Olmsted and Dr. King was free and open to the public and took place on May 16th from 6pm to 8pm at the Buffalo Museum of Science auditorium.

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