Posted on: September 15, 2017

Concert at the Cave Sunday, Sept. 24, 12-6 p.m. in Doling Park

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The Doling Neighborhood Association, in partnership with the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, hosts the 2nd Annual Concert at the Cave Sunday, Sept. 24, 12-6 p.m., with live music and other activities near the entrance of Doling Park’s Gibo...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

DogFest Saturday, 10-2:30 at Chesterfield Park

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with Cruse Dog Park, hosts the 15th Annual DogFest Saturday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Chesterfield Park, 2511 W. Republic Road, Springfield.

Everyone, including the family dog, is invited (dogs...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Lori Endicott-Vandersnick named Director of Community Olympic Development Program

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The Greater Springfield Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) has named Lori Endicott-Vandersnick as the program’s executive director.

Endicott-Vandersnick has served with the Greater Springfield CODP as head volleyball coach since 2005. E...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

AZA President and CEO presents Zoo re-accreditation Thursday, 2:30

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Springfield, Mo. – Dickerson Park Zoo is proud to host the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) President and CEO Dan Ashe Thursday, September 21.

Mr. Ashe will spend the day touring Dickerson Park Zoo, and at 2:30 p.m. will announce the zoo’s recent ...

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Watch video of the ceremony Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Zoo Director Mike Crocker Recognized by American Association of Zoo Keepers

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Springfield, Mo. – Dickerson Park Zoo Director Mike Crocker was awarded a Certificate of Merit for Zoo Keeper Education Award by the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) on August 29, 2017, in Washington D.C.

The award, received at the annu...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Capital improvement grants awarded to eight neighborhoods through Neighborhood Works Program

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Eight registered neighborhoods in Springfield will soon be seeing improvements to their parks thanks to a competitive grant made possible through the voter-approved 1/4-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax.

In April 2016, Springfield voters overwhelmingly ap...

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View original news release here Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Park Board receives full accreditation at National Recreation and Parks Association conference

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has received full accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) at the National Recreation and Park Association annual conference in St Louis. Accreditation was made of...

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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...

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