Overview of Parks with purpose




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Browse through our parks with purpose Projects:

Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

We are creating safe places to play, job training and easy access to greenspace in Atlanta’s historically underserved communities.
Parks with Purpose in Kansas City

Parks with Purpose in Kansas City

A new green space in the Marlborough community aims to provide flood resilience, public health benefits and workforce training opportunities. 
Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill

Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill

Atlanta’s Food Forest is the first of its kind, providing fresh produce in a community that has limited access...
Mattie Freeland Park 

Mattie Freeland Park 

A community garden and neighborhood gathering place established to honor a matriarch of Atlanta’s English Avenue community.
Parks with Purpose in Raleigh

Parks with Purpose in Raleigh

Since 1985, The Conservation Fund has worked to protect and restore vital natural resources across all 50 states. Nationwide...
Parks with Purpose in Baltimore

Parks with Purpose in Baltimore

Revitalizing a century’s old park to realize triple bottom-line community benefits of a healthy environment, economy and society.
Parks with Purpose in Durham

Parks with Purpose in Durham

Enhancing the ecological health of Goose Creek stream while bringing triple bottom-line benefits to the surrounding Durham communities.
Harbour-8 Park

Harbour-8 Park

How one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s toughest neighborhoods is creating new recreational, health and economic opportunities for...
Beebe River, NH: Reconnecting A River, Wildlife And A Community

Beebe River, NH: Reconnecting A River, Wildlife And A Community's Favorite Place

In central New Hampshire, the Beebe River boasts crystal clear water, great fly fishing and public recreation along its...
Sabine Ranch, Texas

Sabine Ranch, Texas

Located 75 miles east of Houston, the 12,376-acre Sabine Ranch is almost entirely within the boundary of the McFaddin...
Freedom Riders National Monument

Freedom Riders National Monument

Nonviolent protests and acts of civil disobedience powered the civil rights movement, making activists out of ordinary people wanting...
Rocky Mountain Front

Rocky Mountain Front

Where Montana’s dramatic peaks give way to the Northern Great Plains, the Rocky Mountain Front forms a landscape unlike...
Mattie Freeland Park 

Mattie Freeland Park 

A community garden and neighborhood gathering place established to honor a matriarch of Atlanta’s English Avenue community.