Tag: nova parks

NOVA Parks’ Winkler plans include adding summer camps, more parking spaces

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Winkler Botanical Preserve and Northern Virginia Regional Parks Authority recently announced an ownership transfer of the nearly 45-acre preserve...

NOVA Parks incurs net loss from Cameron Run, releases strategic plan

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] How to optimize the use of Cameron Run Regional Park is an issue that has bedeviled Alexandria residents, city staff...

River Farm receives $1 million donation

By Cody Mello-Klein | cme[email protected] For the last year River Farm’s gates have been closed to the public, but that is set to change for...

River Farm no longer for sale

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The year-long battle over the future of River Farm has seemingly come to a close. The five American Horticultural Society...

River Farm’s future remains murky

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Note: This article was published prior to the news on Thursday that the five American Horticultural Society board members in...

A West End oasis

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] An unassuming gravel pathway at the end of a street lined with townhomes leads to the Winkler Botanical Preserve, a 44-acre...

Your Views: Pathways to success for River Farm

To the editor: River Farm is at a crossroads. As the American Horticultural Society considers what to do with their beautiful property on the banks...

NOVA Parks pledges $800K to maintain River Farm, if sale goes...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority has taken steps to sweeten the offer it made on the historic River Farm property....

NOVA Parks staffer accidentally flushes chemicals into nearby Lake Cook

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During the pandemic, Lake Cook has been a source of respite for West End resident Alexandra Petze. The artificial lake,...

Negotiations over River Farm advance, amid looming investigations and boardroom strife

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The American Horticultural Society announced on May 15 that it would be entering into negotiations with Northern Virginia Regional Park...