Monday, March 25, 2013: 12th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference Park Pride’s Parks & Greenspace Conference is an annual gathering of 350 park supporters, community leaders, greenspace advocates, business leaders, landscape architects, arborists, nonprofit groups, developers, planners, urban designers, elected officials and policy makers from the southeast. These participants gather to share innovative ideas and initiatives to inspire communities to utilize and improve their community parks, gardens and greenspaces. Now in its 12th year and thanks to many generous sponsors, Park Pride’s Parks & Greenspace Conference promises to offer a unique educational experience through presentations and tours that explore how parks are essential to a community’s physical, mental, emotional and economic health. Building on previous conferences, this year’s theme - “Activating Parks for Healthy Communities” - is certain to inspire healthier lifestyles by highlighting: Healthy Benefits of Play, Health through Community Engagement in Parks, Health and the Natural Environment, Parks are Good Medicine and Health through Park Design. Call for Presentations due Oct 31 We are looking for presenters for our 2013 conference. Download the Call for Presentations and be a part of one of the best parks and greenspace conferences in the southeast!
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