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Meet Dylan Ford Groundwork’s New Landscape Architect

July 26, 2022

Dylan Ford has joined the team as Groundwork Jacksonville’s Landscape Architect and Project Manager, responsible for designing native landscapes for the Emerald Trail, as well as managing watershed and restoration…

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

July 26, 2022

Registration is now open for the Third Annual VyStar Emerald Trail 5K/10K presented by JTC Running and 1st Place Sports on October 22. The event begins and finishes at the…

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GWJ Equity Work Highlighted at UWLN Conference

June 16, 2022

Restoration and revitalization initiatives in urban waters communities like Jacksonville are intended to create more sustainable and resilient neighborhoods. However, leaders must be mindful that these improvements —referred to as…

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Groundwork Jax is seeking a full-time Americorps Stewards VISTA

June 3, 2022

  Groundwork Jax is seeking a full-time Americorps Stewards VISTA to manage the Community Restoration Environmental Stewardship Training (CREST) program for the North Riverside neighborhood. CREST is an intergenerational program…

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Photo Exhibit Highlights the Peril and Potential of Our Urban Creeks

June 1, 2022

Local artist Doug Eng has spent years capturing every aspect of our city through the lens of his camera. His latest entitled “Creeks Rising:  A City Reflected in Hogans and…

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GWJax Featured in New EDF Video About Jacksonville

April 7, 2022

This week the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) released the third video of its “Keeping Florida, Florida” series across its digital platforms entitled “Jacksonville provides a path for equity and flood…

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Chris Burns Joins GWJ Board

January 28, 2022

Christopher Burns, partner with the Terrell Hogan law firm where he specializes in bicycle and pedestrian-related accident cases, has joined the Groundwork Jacksonville Board of Directors. An avid cyclist, Burns…

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Join Us for Hogans Creek Fest Feb 12

January 21, 2022

Groundwork Jacksonville invites the community to spend an afternoon in beautiful Klutho Park on February 12 for Hogans Creek Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include…

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NEFRC Recognizes GWJax for Environmental Stewardship

January 7, 2022

On January 6, Groundwork Jacksonville was honored by the Northeast Florida Regional Council as a 2022 Award for Excellence Winner for Environmental Stewardship. The NEFRC is an independent, regional government…

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2nd Annual VyStar Emerald Trail 5K Raises $20,000 for GWJax

January 7, 2022

Representatives from VyStar Credit Union, JTC Running and 1st Place Sports Running presented a $20,000 check to Groundwork Jacksonville, proceeds from the Annual VyStar Emerald Trail 5K presented by JTC…

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