Conservation

Leaves on a tree branch

DUKE ENERGY FOUNDATION AWARDS $15,000 GRANT

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 30, 2020 /

Duke Energy has long been a supporter of Cincinnati’s neighborhood parks.  Over the Cincinnati Parks Foundation’s history, their organization has contributed nearly $1M to support our mission-driven work in the…

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Members of Dynegy and Cincinnati Parks accept the grant to purchase 50 trees for Mt. Airy Forest Arboretum

DYNEGY DONATES 50 TREES TO REFOREST MT. AIRY ARBORETUM

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 29, 2020 /

Dynegy has donated 50 trees as part of ongoing reforestation efforts at Mt. Airy Forest’s historic Arboretum. This latest gift from Dynegy comes on the heels of the 60 trees the…

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MadTree Brewing employees planting trees in Cincinnati Parks Laurel Park

MADTREE BREWING PLANTS OVER 100 TREES IN THE WEST END

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 28, 2020 /

MadTree Brewing closed their taproom on October 27, to bring over 70 volunteers from across the organization to participate in a massive tree planting in Laurel Park and the West End.…

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Trees lined up in the MadTree Brewing parking lot for the Fall ReLeaf Program

FALL RELEAF PROGRAM GIVES AWAY OVER 800 TREES

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 17, 2020 /

For the last 32 years, Cincinnati Parks’ Fall ReLeaf Program has given away 20,000 free trees to Cincinnati residents. This program seeks to expand the City’s urban tree canopy which…

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A man installing a picnic table in Burnet Woods

EXCITING IMPROVEMENTS IN BURNET WOODS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 10, 2020 /

Through the generosity of our donors (known as the Stewards of Burnet Woods) we have raised over $100,000 for several capital improvements within Burnet Woods. This community-led fundraising campaign, which…

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Bikes in front of the Mt. Airy Park sign

NEW BIKE SKILLS COURSE FOR MT. AIRY FOREST

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / February 26, 2020 /

Cincinnati Parks, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation, and the Cincinnati Off-Road Alliance (CORA) are partnering on a brand new mountain bike skills course within Mt. Airy Forest as part of the Cincinnati Parks 2020…

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Dave Gamstetter holding a freshly planted tree

New Gamstetter Grove In Burnet Woods

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 16, 2019 /

This year we dedicated the Gamstetter Grove in Burnet Woods in honor of the recently retired Cincinnati Parks Head of Urban Forestry, Dave Gamstetter. Dave was a dedicated public servant who spent 30…

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Cincinnati Parks Foundation: 2019 In Review

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 9, 2019 /

We have had an amazing and action packed year! From restoring trails in French Park to collaborating on a BLINK art installation, we’ve done it all! Thanks to our donors,…

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A woman planting in the ground

6 Opportunities To Volunteer For The Holidays

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / November 19, 2019 /

During the holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in the stressful whirlwind of travel and hectic gift shopping. Instead, consider slowing down, avoiding the holiday crowds and volunteering…

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A group of people hilding shovels and smiling at a ground breaking at Tome Jones Commons

Parks Breaks Ground On The Tom Jones Commons

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 28, 2019 /

Cincinnati Parks Foundation, with the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Park Board, officially broke ground on October 28, 2019 for the new Tom Jones Commons. Thanks to a gift…

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