Olmsted Insider Newsletter
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Olmsted Insider Newsletter – July 2021
Which park is your favorite? And what do you most enjoy in your neighborhood park? We would like to know. And what better time to share than during National Park and Recreation Month! This special month is spearheaded by the National Recreation and Park Association, an Olmsted 200 founding partner. The theme is “Our Park and Recreation […]
Olmsted Insider Newsletter – June 2021
It’s been a long, hard year of social distancing, Zoom meetings, and virtual school. But, now that we’re easing out of the pandemic and into sunnier days, let’s not forget the places that made the pandemic bearable. From city parks to our own backyards, greenspaces have helped us retreat from our homes, safely connect with […]
Olmsted Insider Newsletter – May 2021
Parks are spaces for reflection, offering solace from the churn of the city and the demands of everyday life. They are places to let air into lungs, to release energy, and to stretch your arms wide. The physical benefits of parks are clear, but as COVID-19 has demonstrated, the mental benefits from public outdoor spaces […]
Olmsted Insider Newsletter – April 2021
Spring is emerging from winter’s shadow, carillon bells are chiming, and the public is flocking to parks across the nation. As we observe National Minority Health Month, the role outdoor spaces play in the health and wellbeing of communities is especially important.
Olmsted Insider Newsletter – March 2021
March is Women’s History Month and what better time to celebrate Betsy Barlow Rogers, member of the Olmsted 200 Honorary Committee, and trailblazing first president of the Central Park Conservancy (CPC).
Olmsted Insider Newsletter – February 2021
Welcome to the first edition of the Olmsted Insider – the monthly newsletter of the Olmsted 200 campaign! The countdown has begun… and we want you to join us as we prepare to celebrate the bicentennial of Frederick Law Olmsted’s birth in 2022. Read the newsletter here!