Each Great Park has its own maintenance crew to handle day-to-day tasks, such as cutting the grass, cleaning picnic areas and getting rid of trash in our parks. What most people don’t know is that we also have a specialized crew that travels to every park. This crew focuses on specific projects that fall outside […]

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Park maintenance is never dull. One day our staff may be repairing a broken toilet and the next we’re laying sod at the dog park. Then there are days when Mother Nature decides what we will be doing. This was definitely the case this spring. Everyone expects a little bit of rain in the spring, […]

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When you hear a barred owl calling “whooo, who cooks for you?” in the woods, chances are it’s calling from a nest cavity in the limb of a dying tree. When you see the bright red head of a woodpecker as it streaks through the forest, chances are it’s flying from the home it excavated […]

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