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Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy seeks community participation at quarterly meetings


Sat, Jan 15th 2022 07:00 am

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) invites the public to join the Olmsted Community Alliance (OCA). The goals of the OCA are to enhance collaboration and awareness between BOPC, park neighbors and community partners; provide opportunities for community dialogue, feedback and input throughout the Olmsted parks; build representation from every Olmsted park district; and increase public knowledge of BOPC’s role and mission for Buffalo’s historic landscapes.

The first round of 2022 OCA quarterly meetings will occur on Wednesdays:

√ Jan. 19, 6-7:30 p.m., District 1: Riverside Park via Zoom – click here to register.

√ Jan. 26, 5:30-7 p.m., District 1: Front, Prospect and Days Park, Symphony & Ferry Circles at the Isaias Gonzalez-Soto Library, 280 Porter Ave.

√ Feb. 2, 5:30-7 p.m., District 2: Cazenovia and South Parks, McClellan and McKinley Circles, McKinley and Red Jacket Parkways at the Tosh Collins Community Center, 35 Cazenovia St.

√ Feb. 9, 6-7:30 p.m., District 3: MLK Jr. Park at the Frank E. Merriweather Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave.

√ Feb. 16, 6-7:30 p.m., District 4: Delaware Park, Bidwell, Chapin, Lincoln Parkways, Colonial, Gates and Soldiers Circles at the Parkside Lodge, 84 Parkside Ave.

All meetings will be available for attendance via Zoom, and will be recorded for members of the public to rewatch on a later date. The in-person meeting option will be assessed weekly based on CDC guidelines for COVID-19. All attendees are expected to be vaccinated and to wear their mask.

For information on Zoom registration and other meeting updates, visit BOPC’s website at https://www.bfloparks.org/oca/.

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