Citizen neighbors committed to open spaces
Our mission is to conserve Clark Park's natural open space and enrich our community
through stewardship, fellowship and action
Howard Luecke III
Why open space
"We know that parks are associated with improved public health; the amount of nearby park space is a significant predictor of increased physical activity levels in children as well as adults. Parks help build community and foster social connections, either through hosting organized recreational activities or simply providing a public space for neighbors to gather...
In addition to recreational opportunities, we now recognize that our open spaces are performing valuable ecosystem services, such as water purification, flood protection, and potentially even adaptation to climate change."
Forester & Ecologist