Springdale Park Playground Survey

We are exploring the renovation of Springdale Park Playground, which is located in the Olmsted Linear Park (Springdale Park) at the corner of S. Ponce de Leon Ave., NE and Springdale Road. Through this survey, we hope to collect information about: a) How visitors have used the park in the […]

How Much Nature Is Enough?

120 minutes a week, Doctors say. Researchers have now quantified the ideal amount of time needed to reap the health benefits of the great outdoors. Read more…

Improving Health Through Public Parks and Trails

The National Park Service (NPS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborated to identify eight measures that can be used to link parks and trails to public health goals. The attached “Improving Public Health through Public Parks and Trails: Eight Common Measures” report and talking points are the result.  […]

Olmsted Linear Park Receives National Recognition

Beyond the High Line: 8 linear parks that have transformed cities – Curbed.com Atlanta’s Green spaces To Join the “Old Growth Network” – www.npr.com Atlanta’s Old Growth Forest Gain National Recognition – www.myajc.com Wilderness Is Closer Than You Think – Sierra Magazine, May-June 2017