Tag: Parks & Trails


    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FRIENDS OF THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY Looking for a way to make a difference in the community you love? Volunteers are needed to maintain and preserve the 469 miles of the Parkway. Positions are available at several visitor centers, along with demonstrators for “mountain homesteading” skills. You can also start a chapter […]

  • Wildflower Meadow in McIntire Park East

    Wildflower Meadow in McIntire Park East

    Looking forward to the butterflies – Hope the meadow and trail will open soon! In reading the Charlottesville Tomorrow article, I was delighted to see that the Overall Park design for McIntire Park East includes a wildflower meadow with a trail loop.   Wonderful! In the years to come, our new meadow will attract many visitors […]

  • Design firms for McIntire Park East are named

    Just imagine! We all have the opportunity to get involved as the first ever botanical garden in Charlottesville and the new skate park are being designed.  What would you like to see in the botanical garden?  I hope for an area focused on native plants and butterflies, but you may have some other suggestions.

  • New! McIntire Botanical Garden on Tumblr – now showcasing beautiful VA botanical gardens

    A wonderful new garden is taking shape before our eyes.  Get involved and share our dream! As we continue the process of building our own garden, we’d like to highlight some other botanical gardens located around Virginia on our social media. Our first in a series highlighting VA botanical gardens is up! This time, we […]

  • Come out and help design new entrance to McIntire Park East – Public Meeting, October 30

    Things are moving along! When the 250 Bypass Interchange construction is done, we will have easy bicycle and pedestrian access to the east side of McIntire Park.  This pubic meeting will be an opportunity for all to see the plans and renderings and to give their own input. Please join in the public process of decision making for […]

  • Charlottesville Tomorrow Time Capsule Photography Project – History in the Making!

    Just imagine the excitement as Charlottesville folks gather in 2062 for the opening of the Time Capsule that will be buried in 2012.  Don’t you want to be a part of it? Charlottesville Tomorrow invites you to be a part of history by submitting 1 or 2 photographs to the Charlottesville Tomorrow Time Capsule Photography […]