Say “no” to this proposed Metropolitan Park swap


Write to the National Park Service today In October, the City of Jacksonville submitted a proposal to the National Park Service (NPS) to swap Metropolitan Park for a portion of the Shipyards, as shown on the map. Scenic Jacksonville and Riverfront Parks Now urge denial of this proposal because the property suggested for the swap is inferior and not a | more...

Say “no” to this proposed Metropolitan Park swap2020-12-17T09:13:35-05:00

“Transform Downtown’s Riverfront” Video Online


On August 20, #GardenClubJax hosted Scenic Jacksonville Executive Director Nancy Powell and President Susan Caven along with St. Johns Riverkeeper Executive Director Jimmy Orth for a virtual discussion about our vision for a connected network of extensive public green space and active parks along Jacksonville’s Downtown riverfront that maximizes public access, reconnects the community to our river, and creates a sense | more...

“Transform Downtown’s Riverfront” Video Online2022-03-09T14:43:43-05:00

Riverfront Parks Now is a once in a lifetime opportunity


Scenic Jacksonville is excited to partner in Riverfront Parks Now, an initiative aimed at transforming the downtown Jacksonville riverfront into a gathering place for the community that stimulates surrounding economic development and makes our city more resilient for generations to come. This initiative is being led by a group of non-profit civic leaders including representatives from the Late Bloomers Garden | more...

Riverfront Parks Now is a once in a lifetime opportunity2023-04-03T23:46:21-04:00

SJ Sponsors “Sense of Place” Exhibit for Timuquan Parks Foundation


Scenic Jacksonville is proud to sponsor the "Sense of Place" portion of the Timucuan Parks Foundation exhibit at the Museum of Science & History, Jacksonville. The exhibition, titled “Timucuan Parks Foundation: Celebrate and Explore Our Wilderness Parks,” celebrates the foundation's 20th anniversary.

SJ Sponsors “Sense of Place” Exhibit for Timuquan Parks Foundation2023-04-03T23:46:06-04:00
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