Gary, IN Considering Letting Some Parks Go Back to Nature
The city could reduce its total number of parks, while revamping some that have been neglected for a long time.
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said the parks are being examined to see whether they are actually serving the residents in light of the decreased population of the city.
Parks Superintendent McKenya Dilworth said as many as 20 of the city's 57 parks could be allowed to revert to their natural state. Both Dilworth and Freeman-Wilson, however, added that any decision would be made in consultation with the council and residents.
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