INCLUSIVITY, EQUITY, POSITIVITY AND GRATITUDE HAVE BEEN THE WORDS OF THE WEEK HERE AT THE CONSERVANCY.
June 18th, 19th, and 21st are significant days for us.
TEN WEEKS INTO THIS PANDEMIC, THE BEAUTY AND SERENITY OF OUR OLMSTED PARKS CONTINUES TO UNFOLD IN A LUSH GREEN.
With the nostalgic sounds of distant mowers, the songs of birds and the aromatherapy of flora, we are fortunate to have such an outlet for peace, calm and respite. Read More
TODAY’S NEW YORK TIMES HAD AN ARTICLE ON “THE GET OUT PUSH” AND THE LEVELS OF ANXIETY AND STIR CRAZINESS WE STILL FACE.
As the weather improves day by day, the parks, waterways and green spaces will continue to see increased use and density. Read More
WELCOME MAY, A MONTH WHERE WE CELEBRATE MAY POLES, MOMS, MEXICO, AND MEMORIALS.
We also find May 14th as the day the Smallpox vaccine was invented, and May 21st when the American Red Cross was founded — both of which have saved millions of lives across the world. Read More
A CENTURY BEFORE THERE WAS AN EARTH DAY OR ARBOR DAY TO CELEBRATE, THERE WAS A MAN WHO ADVOCATED FOR THE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH THE DESIGN OF PARKS.
His driving passion was to bring nature and people into a healthy balance within a world fast becoming urban and industrialized. Read More
NATURE IS APPARENTLY TESTING OUR SENSE OF HUMOR THIS WEEK, YET YOUR OLMSTED PARKS OPERATIONAL CREW REMAINS NIMBLE AS THEY ADJUST THROUGH WINDSTORMS, HAIL, RAIN, MUD AND SNOW.
We have an incredible team. Read More
HEALTHY WISHES TO ALL AS WE FIND WAYS TO COPE IN THIS CHANGING ENVIRONMENT.
It is normal to question everything as we seek out calm, assurance, vision and strength. Read More