Entries by Amy Dietrich

Navigating the Park During Music Midtown

Music Midtown is a highly anticipated event that thousands look forward to each year. Filled with dance and music, the park turns into an outdoor concert venue featuring top headliners such as this year’s Bruno Mars performance. Due to such a large production and set-up, the Piedmont Park Conservancy offers park visitors some suggestions on how […]

Mayoral Candidate Responses to Greenspace Questionnaire

Credit: Park Pride’s Website In advance of the Mayoral Candidate Forum on Greenspace, the nonprofit partners involved in the effort (Park Pride, Trees Atlanta, the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Piedmont Park Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land, Georgia Conservancy, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and the Greening Youth Foundation) developed a comprehensive questionnaire that got to the heart of several […]

Mayoral Candidate Forum on Greenspace

The Piedmont Park Conservancy was honored to be a part of the 2017 Mayoral Candidate Forum Greenspace. The event was on Thursday, July 13th from 6:00pm to 7:15pm at the Georgia State University Student Center. This unique and crucial event was hosted in partnership with several nonprofit partners, all working toward the common goal of […]

Piedmont Park Field Trip Program Expansion – $25,000 grant from Wells Fargo

Through a generous grant from Wells Fargo, the Piedmont Park Conservancy’s field trip program can now expand! In 2016, the Conservancy saw a 175% increase in field trip attendance resulting in 2,500 students from 38 organizations. To continue the Conservancy’s committee to enriching childhood education, Wells Fargo has granted this funding to aid in part-time […]

Landscape Improvement on Piedmont Avenue

Avid runners and walkers of Piedmont Park will notice a vast different on Piedmont Avenue. The Piedmont Park Conservancy just completed a landscaping improvement at the north end of Piedmont Park creating a safer environment for pedestrians to travel along Piedmont Avenue towards the Monroe Drive entrance. The project cleared an immense gathering of brush and […]

Tails of Piedmont Park: Dutchess

Meet Dutchess, a one-year old toy poodle with kinky white hair and an adorable smile. Dutchess and her owner, Kenzie, can be found playing and running around in the small dog park donned in her pink collar, or resting on the benches under a large canopy of trees. One week after Kenzie and Dutchess were […]

Sprouts Farmers Market and the Piedmont Park Conservancy Partner to Offer Free Yoga in Piedmont Park

Because of Sprouts Farmers Market’s $25,000 sponsorship of the Piedmont Park Conservancy, the Atlanta community can now experience outdoor yoga in Piedmont Park at no cost! Join the Conservancy for free yoga classes that provide an outlet and reprieve from the Atlanta’s hustle and bustle. Sprouts, not only a provider of fresh, natural and organic […]