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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Harvest Fest returns to Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park Sept. 28-Oct. 28

Springfield, MO — Harvest Fest at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park opens Sept. 28, kicking off five weekends of Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch and all kinds of fall-themed fun, presented by the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.

Harvest Fest spans Saturday...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

DogFest Saturday, Sept. 22, 10-2:30 at Chesterfield Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with Cruse Dog Park, hosts the 16th Annual DogFest Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Chesterfield Park, 2511 W. Republic Road, Springfield.

Everyone, including the ...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 5, 2018

Springfield Lasers win first WTT Championship Final in 23 years

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(Match photos and video highlights are available to local media. Please contact Jenny Fillmer Edwards for details.)

For the first time in the team’s 23-year history, the Springfield Lasers have won the World TeamTennis presented by GEICO (WTT) Ch...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: January 29, 2018

City Council removes alcohol restriction in parks from City Code

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The Springfield City Council approved an amendment in City Code removing the restriction of alcohol in public parks Jan. 29, 2018, clearing the way for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board to move forward with a proposal allowing limited alcohol sale ...

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More about Alcohol in Parks Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Nichols Park improvements dedication Tuesday, Aug. 7, 4:30 p.m.

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the City of Springfield, celebrates new improvements to Nichols Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 7, 4:30 p.m. at Nichols Park, 1900 W. Nichols St. 

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Tom Watkins Park improvements dedication Thursday, June 14, 7:30 p.m.

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the City of Springfield, celebrates new improvements to Tom Watkins Park with a progressive ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, June 14, 7:30 p.m. The celebration immediately fo...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Wilson’s Creek Greenway named National Recreation Trail

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Springfield, MO — Ozark Greenways has added another national recognition to its trail system.

The US Department of the Interior has named the Wilson’s Creek Greenway as a National Recreation Trail. The greenway is one of 19 trails receiving the designation...

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US Dept. of the Interior news release Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Floating wetlands launched to reduce algae at Sequiota Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the City of Springfield's Department of Environmental Services, is participating in a pilot project designed to help reduce algae at Sequiota Park, 3500 S. Lone Pine Ave.

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What is a floating wetland? (Illustration) Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: July 23, 2014

Park Board implements new photo policy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has implemented a new photography policy outlining how photographers and videographers may operate in public parks.

The new policy is designed to preserve public enjoyment of parks by ad...Read on...

Photo policy. Springfield-Greene County Park Board News