Resources

Annual Reports

BOPC Annual Report – 2017

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BOPC Annual Report – 2016

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BOPC Annual Report – 2015

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Documents

Buffalo Olmsted Park System Map & Guide

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IRS Form 990

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Donor Bill of Rights

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South Park Arboretum Restoration Project Feasibility Study, 2018

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Route 198 Resource Library

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Plan for the 21st Century – Olmsted Parks Restoration Master Plan

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BOPC Construction & Landscape Design Guidelines

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South Park Garden Walk

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Riverside Park – River Rock Gardens Rehabilitation Project

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First Annual Report from the Buffalo Parks Commissioners in 1869

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Books

The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System by Francis R. Kowsky

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Olmsted in Buffalo and Niagara by Lynda Schneekloth, Robert Shibley, and Thomas Yots

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Olmsted, photographs by Mark Dellas

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Videos

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America, WNED Documentary

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Presentations

Presentation Speaker Series with Brian Dold

Brian Dold, ASLA, BLA

Brian Dold is the Planning & Design Manager with the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, a not-for-profit, membership-based organization, responsible for the maintenance and operations of Buffalo’s Olmsted Park and Parkway System.

Mr. Dold has been working with the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy for over ten years. During this time he played a key role in developing the award winning Buffalo Olmsted Park System: Plan for the 21st Century. In addition, Brian has been responsible for coordinating the reforestation effort in the Olmsted parks following the 2006 October Surprise storm, which has resulted in the planting of over 3000 trees and various other landscape restoration projects.  Since 2008, leading the effort to execute the 21st Century Plan, Brian has assisted the BOPC in securing over $3 million in capital project fund through various grant awards.

A Buffalo native, Brian Dold earned his Bachelors of Science in Landscape Architect from Cornell University in 2003. In 2009, he attended a two week intensive seminar at the Historic Landscape Institute at the University of Virginia.

For more information and/or to schedule a presentation, please contact Patty Mertens at Patty@bfloparks.org or call (716) 838-1249, ext. 10.

Links

City of Buffalo Division of Parks and Recreation

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City of Buffalo Splash Pad, Public Pool and Ice-skating Rink Information

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