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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Park Board proposes doubling size of Sequiota Park

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SPRINGFIELD, MO – The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is proposing to add nearly 16 acres to historic Sequiota Park in southeast Springfield. 

During Tuesday’s Springfield City Council lunch meeting, Parks Director Bob Bel...

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View Sequiota Park map and adjacent properties Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Timmons Hall marks Black History Month with Feb. 5-6 events

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SPRINGFIELD, MO – The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Timmons Hall hosts two events in February marking Black History Month.

University of Missouri-Columbia associate professor Dr. LaGarrett King presents “Rethinking Bl...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Childcare resumes Nov. 2 at Park Board Family Centers

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SPRINGFIELD, MO –  Childcare services reopen Monday, Nov. 2, at Springfield-Greene County Park Board Family Centers, after closing for seven months due to COVID-19 prevention.

Reservations are now required for childcare at Chesterfield, Dan Kinney...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Temperature checks required at all Park Board Family Centers

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SPRINGFIELD, MO – Starting Tuesday, Sept. 8, all Park Board Family Centers will require temperature checks before individuals are allowed to use the facility, as part of an ongoing effort to prevent spread of COVID-19.

Chesterfield, Dan Kinney an...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 23, 2020

Stolen butterfly fountain recovered at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park

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SPRINGFIELD, MO. — A solar-powered fountain stolen from the Roston Native Butterfly House has been safely recovered, thanks to two parks visitors who spotted it in a wooded area of Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Parks tree inventory counts nearly 11,000 maintained trees

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has completed a tree inventory at nearly all 104 developed parks sites, providing tools for documenting tree health, maintenance and economic benefits.

A total of 10,976 trees have been inventoried...

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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