Join Parklands Founder, Dan Jones on August 25th at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live for Park Roots: Inside the Woodland Garden for a virtual interpretive hike in the Moss Gibbs Woodland Garden in Broad Run Park.
Park Roots: Inside the Woodland Garden
Speaker - Dan Jones, Founder and Chairman of The Parklands of Floyds Fork
Date & Time - Tuesday, August 25th at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live
Trail: Moss Gibbs Woodland Garden in Broad Run Park
The Park Roots program is a speaker series exclusive to Parklands Members but, during these uncertain times, we are opening up the series to our digital followers, allowing supporters to safely enjoy our program while practicing social distancing.
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About Dan Jones:
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Dan holds degrees from Yale University (B.A., M.F.) and Indiana University, Bloomington (Ph.D.). He has spent much of his working life in the fields of education and business management. In addition to founding and managing his own business, he taught World History and the History of the American West at the University of Louisville, and most recently, an Honors Seminar entitled “Reading the Natural Landscape.” In 2004, he founded 21st Century Parks, Inc. a nonprofit corporation created to bring fresh vision to the development and preservation of new public parklands. Their current project, The Parklands of Floyds Fork, is one of the largest new metropolitan parks projects in the country: almost 4000 acres of new, donor-supported public park system in the last major undeveloped section of Metro Louisville. Dan is the founder of 21st Century Parks/The Parklands and currently serves as the Board Chair, where he oversees fundraising, planning, design, construction, and operations of the new parks. He is married, with four children, and enjoys hiking, camping and fishing with his family, skiing, running, and reading.
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