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Welcome to the Sandy Springs Conservancy!

JOIN US For Our Next Event!

 

To register for this celebration, visit:  WALK THE GREENWAY

Our Friends of the Conservancy program continues to connect people to the spectacular parks, greenspace, and trails in Sandy Springs.

Join the Sandy Springs Conservancy for our Walk to the Greenway Family Celebration and Tour on Sunday, May 20th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Abernathy Southside Trail Park. This second Friends of the Conservancy event in 2018 brings together supporters of the Sandy Springs Conservancy and neighborhood groups for ice cream, beverages, and educational fun for all ages. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Overflow parking is available at the Sandy Springs Christian Church located at 200 Johnson Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA.

Would you like to learn more about the native flowers and the wildlife along the 10-acre greenspace? Meet under the Abernathy Oaks at Wright Road for a tour of the park led by the Conservancy. The Walk to the Greenway Family Celebration and Tour at Abernathy Southside Trail Park will enrich your appreciation of Sandy Springs.

To register for this celebration, visit:  WALK THE GREENWAY

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About the Conservancy:

Our mission is to build partnerships that create, conserve, and connect parks and greenspace in Sandy Springs.

We strongly believe that parks, greenspace, and trails are economic engines that will help transform Sandy Springs from a place to go through to a place to go to. Even as the second largest city in the metro Atlanta area, we want Sandy Springs to continue to offer the natural charm we all enjoy. The gift of greenspace will enhance our community for generations to come!

569What we do:

       The Sandy Springs Conservancy works to identify opportunities for land conservation, advance park and greenspace development, raise funds, and bring volunteers to these projects here in Sandy Springs. We believe that strong public/private partnerships make strong communities, so we strive to bring the right stakeholders to the table for all our initiatives.

Why is it important?

       Today, parks and greenspace are more important than ever. People want to enjoy and live near parks. They are a new measure of community wealth and well-being. For this reason, we see parks as key investments because they

  • increase property values
  • create a strong sense of place and community
  • enhance physical and mental health
  • improve air, land, and water quality

How can you help?

Join us! Become a Friend of the Sandy Springs Conservancy anIMG_5953d get involved!

  • Share our message with your friends, neighbors, and business owners in Sandy Springs
  • Contact our elected officials—let them know your interest in seeing more parks, trails and greenspace!