Entries by Dan Lorentz

Snow Day

Do you have any shots of the Barber St. park site in snowy glory? If so, please send them to me at lorentz.d@gmail.com.

Work Day 2: New Areas Cleared, Trails Blazed

After postponing for a week because of bad weather, volunteers resumed clearing work Sat. Feb. 6 at the Barber St. site. The ground was sodden, the wind cold and the work day shortened (to allow the ground to drain off a little from heavy rains the night before) but volunteers generated big brush piles while […]

Volunteers Start Clearing Work

On Saturday, Jan. 23, thirteen volunteers started clearing and surveying work on the Barber St. site.  Here are a few photos from that day and some before-and-after shots. Clearing and surveying work Allen Stovall whacks weeds. Marci White with pruners. Chase Lawrence cuts a downed tree limb. Greg Denzin (left), Lori Ringhand and Robert Gunn […]

Thanks!

This page includes a frequently updated (but probably perpetually incomplete) list of volunteers, businesses and organizations that have helped–or are continuing to help–the park project. VOLUNTEERS   Judson Abbott Lillian Agel Alvin Angulo Charles Apostolik Hillary Barber Marcy Breffle Eppie Boze Gary Crider Anna Claire Davis Mark Davis Greg Denzin Cat Dunleavy Matt Elliot Karen […]

Concepts

Our design team has prepared four alternative design concepts for a potential park. These were presented to neighborhood residents at a charrette* that took place Monday, July 26 at the ATHICA gallery space in the Tracy St. warehouses. At the charrette, residents ranked their favorite designs and wrote comments on notecards and on pages pinned […]

Donate

We’re not ready yet to accept contributions of money, but we’re working on it. When the time comes to start raising money and accept donations of materials, we’ll be partnering with Athens Land Trust to give contributors the opportunity to claim tax deductions. Athens Land Trust is a local non-profit dedicated to land conservation, affordable […]