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Park Pride's 19th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference

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Diane Jones Allen

Program Director, Landscape Architecture Univ of Texas at Arlington & Principal Landscape Architect of DesignJones LLC

David Haskell

Professor, The University of the South, sound recordist, scientist, and author

Jacob Lange

Principal / Atlanta Studio Director, RLA, LEED AP, Starr Whitehouse

Michael Haggerty

Senior Associate / Director of Urban Design and Planning, AICP, Assoc. AIA, Starr Whitehouse

Na`Taki Osborne Jelks

Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Professor, Spelman College

Brandon Taylor

Director of Curriculum and Instruction, DREAM Charter School High School

Jason Ward

Naturalist, birder, & science communicator; Host of Birds of North America; CEO of “The BlackAFinSTEM Collective”

Katherine Hagemann

Resilience Program Manager for Adaptation, Office of Resilience, Miami-Dade County

Jill Dixon

Associate Principal, AICP, Sasaki

Melanie Gárate

Climate Resiliency Project Manager, Mystic River Watershed Association

Shelby Buso

Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Atlanta, Mayor's Office of One Atlanta

Kristine Stratton

President & CEO, National Recreation and Park Association

Mitchell Silver

FAICP, Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Kathryn Ott Lovell

Commissioner, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

Catherine Nagel

Executive Director, City Parks Alliance

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Park Pride

Park Pride Mission: To engage communities to activate the power of parks.

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Park Pride

Make a gift to Park Pride and receive a "Nature for All" t-shirt

ADS Playground Creations

We are all shaped by play.

Astra Group

Astra Group, the Southeast’s premier park builder

City of Atlanta Dept. of Watershed Management

Working to Integrate Infrastructure Throughout the City of Atlanta

Cooper Carry

Connecting People to Place

The Conservation Fund

Making Conservation Work for America


Connecting People to Place

Dominica Recreation Products | GameTime

Play Has No Limit.

Great Southern Recreation

Playground and Splash pad; Design and installation

Greenfields Outdoor Fitness

Special Matching Funds Offer for Park Pride Attendees!

Integrated Land Design

Design With Nature


KOMPAN is a world leader in innovative, research-based playground and outdoor sport & fitness solutions.

Long Engineering

Committed to doing the best job we can on every project we undertake

The Nature Conservancy of Georgia

Nature Unites Us

Parks with Purpose

Building Parks That Build Communities

Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners

Making communities more livable, vibrant, and green.

The Trust for Public Land

Land for People

UGA College of Environment + Design

Degree and Certificate Programs in Landscape Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Environmental Planning and Design