The Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program. This is the 14th REAP grant Iowa City Parks and Recreation has recently received. REAP invests in projects that enhance and protect Iowa’s naturalContinue Reading

Hi All, The last steps of Operation Boxwood were completed Monday, October 2 by 11 a.m.!  There were 15 Project GREEN volunteers for our 23rd week at the AHPGG.  So much was accomplished in our two hours together.   Thankfully I have pictures to prove our efforts. Those in attendanceContinue Reading

Hi All, There were 16 Project GREEN volunteers working at the AHPGG during week 22.  Those in attendance were:  Chris Ostrander, Pat Yeggy, Sue Mullins, Mary Laughlin, Jo Pattschull, Susan Ahrens, Dhyana Kaufman (extra 1 hour), Mary McCarthy, Monica Hoherz, Rina Sjolund, Larry Allen, Vivienne Benson (new Project GREEN volunteer,Continue Reading

Hi All, As I’m typing this message there is an 88% chance of rain showing on my home weather station.  Fingers crossed, but we’ll see…  It’s good to have hope. Our nineteenth week together was a good one. Our work session was officially Tuesday, September 5 as Monday was aContinue Reading