We absolutely love when others take up our call to support parks. And while I could go on and on about the impact that Riverfront Park has on downtown - I'll let KHQ's Sean Owsley do the talking for me...
"Decoding the human genome was impressive. The internet has been transformative. Big data are amazing. But a child playing in the woods? That simple, time-honored image is at once magical, and powerful, and inspiring." Nature Play and Learning Places, Robin C. Moore There are SO MANY reasons that we need parks. But the health and future well-being of children is chief among them. Lately there has been a small flood of articles and studies showing why being outdoors is so vita
Where Jessica issues a call to action.... ** There are so many beautiful parks in Spokane! How do they stay so beautiful? Well by the hard work of the parks employees of course! There is an employee appreciation day but I want to speak out that there needs to be a NATIONAL PARK EMPLOYEE DAY!! Take a look! Have you seen garbage lying around in your local park? It is sad that these park employees put in so much hard work to try to keep the parks clean and safe so WE can enjoy t
Jessica, our Intern from Gonzaga University, will be posting a series on her time here at the Foundation. Please welcome Jessica! ** What can you learn in the first month at your new job? That it is easy for an organization to espouse their core values but to truly show you those values is impressive. That is what the Spokane Parks Foundation has done, impressed me! Beyond the new computer and office skills that I am picking up on, I have really begun to understand what the f