Thank You to everyone who managed the July heat to be with us for the 5th Annual Green Spaces for DC Meet + Greet Event. For those who made it, you were rewarded with good food and great conversation with a magical sunset over the Anacostia River and the poetry of Melanie Choukas-Bradley embracing the splendors of our earth.
On a beautiful sunny day on September 29th, 2018, Green Spaces for DC participated in the activities of Rock Creek Park Day, where board members and volunteers helped to man the booth and participate in some of the day’s activities.
A big Thank You to everyone who battled through the chaos around Nationals Park to be with us for the 4th Annual Green Spaces for DC Meet+Greet. For those who made it, you were rewarded with good food and great conversation. We even experienced a magical sunset over Anacostia.
Washington Post, April 28, 2017. DC Historic Preservation Review Board to win Historic District Designation for the Smithsonian Quadrangle Complex and the future of the Enid Haupt Garden.
A post from The Cultural Landscape Foundation discusses the threat of demolishment to Pershing Park has garnered international attention.
In September 2014, Green Spaced for DC was awarded a grant from the District Department of the Environment to develop and provide an innovative training program for DDOE’s RiverSmart Homes program.
In collaboration with DC Parks and Recreation, GSDC has created a Park Partners List Serve so share information and collaborate of issues of interest. Sign up and join the conversation.
In March 2014 DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) released “Park + Recreation: Vision Framework.” I urge you to take a look. It contains good ideas that can become a foundation for discussion and dialogue.
Through a D.C. Urban Forestry grant, funded by the U.S. Forest Service, Green Spaces for DC conducted a youth-led PhotoVoice project. The theme is “if trees could talk.” PhotoVoice engages participants using photography as a way to discuss the circumstances that the images represent as a means of personal, community, and social change.
A master plan is the fundamental planning tool for a parks and recreation department. The DC Department of Parks and Recreation has never had a master plan to guide its decisions, although the DC Comprehensive Plan refers to a 2006 master plan that has never been publicly available.