Stephenson Sisters’ Scholarship Fund Established in Honor of Erin Morris

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Erin Morris helps a child get into a canoe.
Erin Morris of Explore Nature! In December of 2019, Erin Morris, a long-time employee of Cincinnati Parks, officially retired. Erin was a dedicated public servant who worked in the Explore Nature! division, educating children and adults on the wonders of the natural world. Her retirement marked the end of a 32 year career with Cincinnati …

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Our Board of Directors in 2020

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We have a clear, 2020 vision with Cincinnati Parks and a Board of Directors who are dedicated to our success! With their leadership we will be able to renovate greenspaces, restore trails, plant hundreds of trees, replace playgrounds, erect new public art and more this year. Our 40-member volunteer Board consists of diverse community leaders …

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New Gamstetter Grove in Burnet Woods

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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 years making Cincinnati greener. Over his tenure, Dave oversaw the planting of roughly 50,000 trees in the city. The Gamstetter Grove is …

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Four Unique Gifts to Give for the Holidays

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A man, woman and child laughing in the snow.
It’s the time of year where everyone is rushing to find that perfect gift. Do you know someone who loves Cincinnati Parks? Think outside the “giftbox” and simply think “outside”! Here are four unique park gifts that you can give for the holidays. Donate in the Name of a Loved One Know someone who “has …

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Cincinnati Parks Foundation: 2019 In Review

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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, volunteers and the Cincinnati Parks team we have been able to accomplish so much. Below are a few of our favorite projects and accomplishments this …

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