National Pollinator Week 2022

June is recognized as National Pollinator Month and Pollinator Partnership designated June 20-26, 2022 as National Pollinator Week. This week is an annual celebration supporting pollinator health due to their declining populations. Pollinators such as bees, birds, butterflies and more provide valuable ecosystem services. The Park District of Franklin Park has made efforts to aid […]

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No Mow Till Mother’s Day

You may notice signs in certain areas throughout the Park District of Franklin Park. These signs are part of the No Mow Till Mother’s Day initiative. Participation in No Mow Till Mother’s Day consists of not cutting lawns or certain parts of it until Mother’s Day. By not cutting grass for the first few weeks […]

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Introducing Project Aurelius

On May 11, 2021, the Park District of Franklin Park installed five rooftop beehives at the Centre at North Park. This effort is to help preserve the bee population in a controlled environment. The Park District aims to help all pollinators and past efforts include planting milkweed throughout the district and providing milkweed seeds to […]

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