Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Conserving, managing, sustaining, and enhancing parks' natural and cultural resources and public greenspaces--for the enjoyment, enlightenment, and enrichment of the Cincinnati community.
Cincinnati Parks has been ranked as one of the top three urban park systems in the United States. We have five regional and 70 neighborhood parks and 34 nature preserves, as well as parkways and neighborhood gateways. We maintain Cincinnati's Street Tree program on 1,000 miles of City streets. The parks system operates five nature centers, an arboretum and one of the larger public plant conservatories in the country. Our public art collection is the Midwest's largest. Add it up, and Cincinnati Parks manages more than 10 percent of city land.
Our top-rated park system depends on support from those who use it - and cherish it. Your time is one very important contribution you can make to keep Cincinnati Parks an important ingredient in the quality of life in Cincinnati.