UPDATE: Capital Holiday Lights in the Park

UPDATE: Capital Holiday Lights in the Park

Hello Friends of Washington Park, Today, the City of Albany and Albany Police Athletic League (PAL) announced that 2021, the 25th season of Holiday Lights in the Park, will be the final year that the event will be held in Washington Park.. Please see details in the...
Barbara Nazarewicz Joins Conservancy Board

Barbara Nazarewicz Joins Conservancy Board

Barbara Nazarewicz, RLA  was elected to the WPC board at the September 2021 board meeting. Barbara is a registered landscape architect with ten years of experience working on a variety of projects throughout the Northeast. A designer at heart, her work is inspired by...
Loss of a Red Oak Tree

Loss of a Red Oak Tree

Last week, Washington Park said a sad farewell to one of its oldest residents.  One of the Park’s original trees, the red oak  that came down was estimated to be 130-140 years old.  According to  City Forester Emertius Tom Pfeiffer, some decay was first noticed...
Glorious September!

Glorious September!

Say what you will about beautiful springtime and renowned tulip gardens — but Washington Park is absolutely glorious in September.  This year, the plantings have been especially stunning.  Congratulations and thanks to City Gardener Jena Commerford and her...
UPDATE: Playground Community Survey Results

UPDATE: Playground Community Survey Results

Our Playground Community Survey Results are in! Over May & early June, we were thrilled to see over 550 online surveys completed by youth and adults, and 225 paper surveys in which youth shared their favorite types of play and their creativity in drawings and...
Tulip Dig & Sale

Tulip Dig & Sale

Presented by the Washington Park Conservancy in conjunction with The Department of General Services and the City of Albany Saturday and Sunday, May 29 and 30 The Tulip Dig  & Sale will be Socially Distant on both days, so please be advised that the process will...

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