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Groundwork Jacksonville awarded major grant for waterways restoration

Groundwork Jacksonville awarded major grant for waterways restoration

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation issues huge sum for local projects Groundwork Jacksonville has been awarded $5,848,900 through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) National Coastal Resilience Fund. The grant will complete the design and permitting for the ecological restoration of Hogans Creek. The project’s goal is to reduce flooding, improve water quality, create […]

Groundwork Jacksonville Breaks Ground On Emerald Trail

Groundwork Jacksonville Breaks Ground On Emerald Trail

Over 100 years ago, legendary architect Henry Klutho envisioned what he called an “Emerald Necklace” that would connect a series of trails, parks, creeks, and greenspace around Jacksonville’s urban core. After years of planning, Groundwork Jacksonville has broken ground on the first phase of the Emerald Trail. The LaVilla Link will connect Brooklyn to LaVilla […]

Emerald Trail first mile walk brings completion one step closer

Emerald Trail first mile walk brings completion one step closer

It has been more than a century since architect Henry Klutho came up with the gem of an idea to build a circle of trails connecting the neighborhoods around downtown Jacksonville, and his plan is finally coming close to fruition.   At the Emerald Trail first mile walk, held April 13, hundreds came out to […]