McCoys Creek
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Emerald Trail
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Groundwork Jacksonville, Inc. was established in 2014 as the city's nonprofit partner in building the Emerald Trail and restoring McCoys Creek and Hogans Creek. Groundwork Jacksonville is one of 22 Groundwork USA trusts in the country and the only trust in Florida.


Check out our Annual Reports to see what we've been doing. We hope you consider getting involved! There are countless ways that you can play a pivotal role in our community.

Featured News

Meet Dylan Ford Groundwork’s New Landscape Architect

Dylan Ford has joined the team as Groundwork Jacksonville’s Landscape…

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Register Today for the VyStar Emerald Trail 5K/10K

Registration is now open for the Third Annual VyStar Emerald…

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GWJ Equity Work Highlighted at UWLN Conference

Restoration and revitalization initiatives in urban waters communities like Jacksonville…

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Groundwork Jax is seeking a full-time Americorps Stewards VISTA

  Groundwork Jax is seeking a full-time Americorps Stewards VISTA…

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Photo Exhibit Highlights the Peril and Potential of Our Urban Creeks

Local artist Doug Eng has spent years capturing every aspect…

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