GWJ Seeking Stewardship Manager

August 23, 2023

Come be a part of caring for Jacksonville’s most exciting and significant new urban park, the Emerald Trail! GWJax is seeking an Emerald Trail Stewardship Manager to implement the Emerald…

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Emerald Trail 5K/10K September 30

August 22, 2023

Mark your calendars for the 4th Annual VyStar Emerald Trail 5K/10K Run-Walk-Ride presented by JTC Running on Saturday, September 30, 2023. We invite runners, walkers and riders of all ages…

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Green Team Finishes a Fun and Rewarding Summer

August 4, 2023

By Kendall Ford, Green Team Youth Leader Greetings, eco-enthusiasts! How has your summer been? If you were to ask our 21 Green Team Apprentices who came together for eight weeks of…

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Swisher Commits $500K to Emerald Trail S-Line

July 3, 2023

On June 28, Groundwork Jacksonville and Swisher, a family-owned company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, announced Swisher’s $500,000 commitment to the Emerald Trail. The donation, which is designated to the S-Line…

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Meet New GWJax Board Chair and Vice Chair

June 16, 2023

Groundwork Jacksonville is pleased to introduce Kerri Stewart, Board Chair and Debbie Johnson Vice Chair. Both are beginning their two-year terms. Kerri Stewart is Chief Strategy Officer Chief Strategy Officer…

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GWJax Awarded More than $5.7 Million for Creek

May 4, 2023

Groundwork Jacksonville has been awarded two grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the restoration of Hogans and McCoys Creeks totaling more than $5.7 Million. The grants…

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DeAndre McCray Joins GWJax as Vista Americorp Steward

May 4, 2023

GWJax is pleased to welcome DeAndre McCray, Vista Americorp Steward, to work with Gloria McNair, Manager of Community Engagement & Equity. DeAndre, or “Drakey” as his grandmother affectionately calls him, is…

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Emerald Trail and Jacksonville Riverfront Selected to Join High Line Network

February 7, 2023

The Jacksonville projects are among 10 new members of the High Line Network, a community of nonprofit leaders representing industrial reuse projects, urban parks and public spaces. This is the…

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Creeks Rising Exhibit by Artist Doug at the Jessie

February 1, 2023

Benefiting Groundwork Jacksonville February 1 through April 24, 2023 Free and Open to the Public Weekdays 9AM – 5PM The Jessie located at 40 East Adams Street One can live…

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Green Team Teens Finish Awesome Fellowship

January 28, 2023

Congratulations to our Green Team teens for completing the latest Fellowship program! The teens met each Saturday from late October through January for environmental projects along the S-Line, as well…

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