On one of the hottest days of the year, nine citizen scientists gather in the Dennis and Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center, slathered in sunscreen and toting water bottles that sweat in the morning temperatures that are already reaching 100 degrees.Read More
As we begin another year with Forest Park serving as one of the region’s greatest civic treasures, the Forest Park Forever (FPF) team is proud to look back on 2018 and share some of the highlights from an exciting 12 months.Read More
“Big Fred” Ruhrwien has spent a lot of time in Forest Park since becoming a Forest Park Forever and Explore St. Louis volunteer in 2003, but it was another St. Louis City landmark that first sparked his love of public parks.
Each year, Forest Park Forever and the City of St. Louis bestow the Kathryn Nelson Keeper of Forest Park Award on outstanding individuals who demonstrate considerable energy and creativity for the benefit of Forest Park . This year's awardees were Tom DeBenedetti, Ali Hogan & SiSi Beltrán Martí.Read More
“I just love Forest Park, and working here makes me feel good ... When you plant a tree that will long outlive you, it’s humbling. We’re just mortal people, after all, but we are having a lasting impact.”Read More
On Friday, October 20, our neighbors at St. Louis University High School celebrated their bicentennial with a day of service. We were thrilled to welcome freshman and sophomore students to Forest Park.Read More
Forest Park Forever Park Ecologist Amy Witt led a group of over 100 into a section of the Park's Nature Reserve on Saturday, October 28. Everyone who was there signed up to do their part to make Forest Park healthier by removing unwanted and invasive species.Read More