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2nd Annual VyStar Emerald Trail 5K October 23

October 13, 2021

Presented by JTC Running and 1st Place Sports the VyStar Emerald Trail 5K will take runners, walkers and cyclists through beautiful Springfield and along the future S-Line Connector and Hogans…

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GWJ Green Team Seeking Teens for Fall Fellowship

October 13, 2021

Groundwork Jax is offering area teens, ages 13-18, the opportunity to learn, serve and have fun this fall as part of the Green Team Fall Fellowship. Teens will gather each…

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Groundwork Finalist for ULI North Florida Organization of Influence

October 13, 2021

Groundwork Jax is honored to be a finalist in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) of North Florida Awards for Excellence. The finalists include outstanding projects in real estate, as well…

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Riverfront Activation Plan Presentation October 19

October 13, 2021

Throughout the spring and summer, Groundwork Jacksonville assisted the Jessie Ball duPont Fund in garnering community input for a Riverfront Activation Plan. On Tuesday, October 19, the Fund will present…

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Comunity Leaders Celebrate Emerald Trail Groundbreaking

August 24, 2021

City of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and environmental nonprofit Groundwork Jacksonville hosted the groundbreaking of the inaugural segment of the Emerald Trail on Tues., Aug., 24. Construction of the project,…

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City Council Approves $132 Million for the Emerald Trail

May 27, 2021

Yesterday was a historic day for the Emerald Trail. The Jacksonville City Council approved legislation that will raise the Local Option Gas Tax by six cents per gallon which is…

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Groundwork Jacksonville Awarded NFWF Grant for Hogans Creek Restoration Design

April 19, 2021

Groundwork Jacksonville has been awarded a $294,000 contribution from National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), with support from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and AT&T, earmarked for the…

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Groundwork to Host Earth Day: A Celebration of Stewardship

April 16, 2021

Groundwork Jacksonville is partnering with other environmental nonprofit organizations to present Earth Day: A Celebration of Stewardship, Saturday, April 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This free community event…

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Green Team’s 400 Project Honors the Enslaved Voices of Kingsley Plantation

March 4, 2021

The Groundwork Jacksonville Green Team Youth Corps recently debuted “The 400 Project – Honoring the Enslaved Voices of Kingsley Plantation” at the annual Kingsley Heritage Celebration. The virtual event, held…

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Donor Profile: VyStar Credit Union

January 28, 2021

Groundwork Jacksonville is fortunate to have the support of VyStar Credit Union (VyStar) as one of our major donors to the Emerald Trail and McCoys Creek projects. Originally founded in…

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