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Olmsted Parks Conservancy hires Margaret Lapp after national search

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NATIONAL SEARCHES HAVE RESULTED IN NONPROFIT EXECUTIVES COMING TO BUFFALO FOR POSITIONS AT COMMUNITY ACTION ORGANIZATION OF WNY AND THE BUFFALO OLMSTED PARKS CONSERVANCY.

Olmsted Parks hired Margaret Lapp as its first curator for the South Park Arboretum. Lapp holds a master’s in landscape architecture from SUNY College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry and a master’s in public health from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Read More

Virtual Walk: South Park

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Enjoy a virtual walk around South Park, a 156-acre Olmsted Park designed in 1894 that included plans for an impressive arboretum. Plans also proposed a conservatory (now the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens).

Phase 1 of the South Park Arboretum Restoration Project began in 2019, with support from several founding donors along with the First Niagara Foundation, in partnership with KeyBank. Learn more here: bfloparks.org/sparp

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