IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL “OLMSTED 200: PARKS FOR ALL PEOPLE” CAMPAIGN, BOPC WILL CELEBRATE OLMSTED’S BICENTENNIAL WITH LOCAL ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
BUFFALO, NY – March 29, 2022 – April 26, 2022, will mark the 200th birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture. The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC), the first nonprofit organization in the nation to steward and maintain an entire urban park system designed by Olmsted, is kicking off its year-long celebration with Buffalo’s “Olmsted Week” from Friday, April 22 (Earth Day) through Friday, April 29 (Arbor Day).
BY MARGARET LAPP, SOUTH PARK ARBORETUM CURATOR
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Arboretum Musings, a quarterly newsletter devoted to the South Park Arboretum restoration. Trained as a landscape architect and public health professional, with a penchant for plants, I am thrilled to be leading the 11-phase restoration project, as South Park Arboretum’s Curator. Read More
Landscape Maintenance Technician training program is now open for 2022
The Buffalo Center for Arts & Technology (BCAT) will begin the second year of its Landscape Maintenance Technician training program in collaboration with the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) and The Riverline. Read More