The DeKalb County Natural Resources Management Office and Park Pride led a delegation of more than 20 people from Friends of Parks Groups on a whirlwind tour of 10 county parks on Saturday, Jan. 26. This experience enabled the Friends of Parks Groups to share information about successes and best practices throughout DeKalb County.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has proposed to approve the state of Georgia’s request to redesignate the Atlanta area to attainment of the 1997 8-hour ozone standard. The proposal to approve is based on air quality monitoring data for the three-year period of 2008, 2009, and 2010 that meets the standard. The area continues to attain this standard.
Standing on the playground at Historic Fourth Ward Park on a weekend afternoon, surrounded by young families, you look down into the park, past the amphitheater toward the water and see others walking their dogs and generally moving at the sort of leisurely pace inspired by such havens within a city.
Trying to follow Al Gore as he speaks is like trying to drink water from a fire hose.
The former vice president is a fountain of knowledge and ideas, stimulating thought and concern as he weaves a tale of the future.
For more than 28 years, Trees Atlanta has enhanced the health and beauty of Atlanta by planting thousands of trees annually. This year, we’re initiating what we hope will be a tradition for years to come — we’re planting hundreds of daffodil bulbs around our newly-installed trees. In the coming months, these bulbs will pop up and add sunny yellow to our landscape. When you see them, you’ll know that the trees they surround were planted by Trees Atlanta.