Locust Grove Makeover

Locust Grove Makeover

Thanks, Stantec! Last week the wonderful folks at StantecInc marked their Community Week with a heroic clean-up project in Washington Park.  More than 20 Stantec volunteers teamed up with the Washington Park Conservancy and Albany Department of Services to clear out...
New Trees Planted in the Park

New Trees Planted in the Park

Working with Clover-Leaf Nurseries, ten new trees were planted in Washington Park on Tuesday, July 2.  Varieties planted include Red Maple, Larch, Spruce, River Birch (clump form), Red Oak, and a Chinese Lilac- new to the park!Next time you’re in Washington Park, walk...
Fighting the Emerald Ash Borer

Fighting the Emerald Ash Borer

This week, Davey Tree Service, in coordination with City Forester Jay Lavigne, has been treating the Ash trees in Washington Park to control against the Emerald Ash Borer, the invasive pest that has reached local levels that are fatal to Ash (Fraxinus) trees. Many...
Washington Park Clean Up Day

Washington Park Clean Up Day

Tuesday, June 18 | 4:00 – 7:00 pm The Woman’s Club of Albany, Washington Park Conservancy and the City of Albany Department of General Services have teamed up for another Washington Park Spring Clean Up Day and we need your help! We’ll meet at the...
April Celebrations

April Celebrations

So many commemorations and celebrations to mark in April! Today (April 22) is Earth Day, Friday (April 26) is Arbor Day, and all this month people are marking National Garden Month and National Volunteer Month.Celebrate these special dates with the Washington Park...

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