Washington Post: Volunteers Support Local Park Systems

In San Francisco, our park gardeners are some of the hardest working city employees out there, helping to maintain our park spaces at an extremely high level. Volunteers are crucial to our success. Last year, we relied on 141,000 hours of volunteer time to improve our parks and programs. Here’s to your local park gardener, and here’s to the thousands of volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to keep our parks clean, safe and fun! Read the Washington Post article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/facing-budget-cutbacks-many-public-spaces-look-to-volunteer-gardeners/2011/10/26/gIQAf1xPJM_story.html