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Park(ing) Day

At the nursery we celebrated Parking Day this year. This is a new project that occurs on the third Friday in September where citizens use metered parking spaces to create public parks and recreation areas for a day.


One shot of the St. Paul PARK(ing) space 

The idea behind it is to temporarily reclaim some urban spaces for green areas, to encourage discussions about public green spaces, and to have fun!P9210643.JPG

Saint Paul Forester Brett enjoying lunch in the temporary green space

Some U of M employees donated their reserved parking spots, and the U gave one metered spot on the St. Paul campus to create some parking spaces this year, and we contributed trees to liven up the space. It was a cold day, but it was still a fun time to gather in a non-traditional park space, and maybe next year we can look into permits for a fire pit.

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