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 […]

What’s All the Buzz About?

The Georgia Tech Urban Honey Bee Project and the Piedmont Park Conservancy have joined forces to establish a beehive right in Piedmont Park. The humming sound you hear nestled under the canopy of trees surrounding the Education Garden is actually home to thousands of the world’s greatest pollinators! Zipping from flower to flower to collect […]

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 […]

Replacement of Piedmont Park’s Beloved Climbing Magnolia

The Vasser Woolley Foundation donates $20,000 for tree and care In spring of last year, Piedmont Park was highlighted in the AJC for being home to the most recognizable and most photographed tree in Atlanta – the “Climbing Magnolia.” If you grew up in Atlanta, or are a frequent park visitor, chances are you have […]

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 […]

Piedmont Park Greenhouse Open for Education Programs

On Tuesday morning, the Piedmont Park Conservancy celebrated the opening of a new greenhouse which was generously donated by Wells Fargo. Guests were welcomed with fresh mint-infused lemonade, cucumber water and fresh pastries. The weather was refreshingly cool for a June morning, and the clouds provided a nice blanket of shade. The greenhouse stands adjacent […]