Raising the Pride Flags in Washington Park

Raising the Pride Flags in Washington Park

For the first time in Albany’s history, the LGBT and Transgender Pride Flags have been raised in Washington Park to mark Pride Month for the month of June.  The raising of the flags has been being sponsored by the City of Albany and the Washington Park Conservancy,...
New Trees Planted in the Park

New Trees Planted in the Park

A few weeks ago, commemorating Arbor Day, we reported about our plans to add a record number of new trees to the Park this year.  The Clover-Leaf Nurseries crew, assisted by Conservancy board members Bill Lemmon and Tom Pfeiffer, competed the tree planting last week....
Tulip Dig & Sale and other 2020 Events Cancelled

Tulip Dig & Sale and other 2020 Events Cancelled

The Conservancy’s annual Tulip Dig and Sale, which is produced each year in cooperation with the City of Albany, will not take place this year.  In addition to the impact of COVID-19 on logistical planning, the tulip beds in the park had a disappointing showing this...
35 Years of Service and Stewardship

35 Years of Service and Stewardship

It’s an understatement to observe that 2020 is not unfolding the way any of us expected, including for the Washington Park Conservancy which is marking its 35th anniversary this year.  While we are not moving forward with the ambitious schedule of public programs and...
Arbor Day 2020

Arbor Day 2020

Arbor Day is Friday April 24 We had great plans to organize a big tree planting day in Washington Park in honor of Arbor Day this year. But alas! like so many other projects, that idea had to be shelved in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. BUT….all is not lost!  In...
35 Years of Service and Stewardship

COVID-19 UPDATE

The all-volunteer board of the Conservancy had hoped to hold our annual meeting tonight, but like so many groups in Albany and across the nation, we made the decision to cancel the event due to the spread of COVID-19.  We remain eager to share with you exciting...

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