Interpretive Sign Network; Nature Revealed: Discovering Nature Through Art
Project Summary & Public Benefits
The Natural Resources Department will be creating, constructing, and installing interpretive, natural resource art installations throughout significant natural areas to educate patrons about natural history and the environment.
The project goals for Nature Revealed: Discovering Nature through Art are as follows:
1) Encourage, and allow for, repeat visitation and engagement in natural processes and our natural areas.
2) Increase patron's observation skills of the natural environment.
3) Increase patron's knowledge and understanding of ecology and the interconnectedness between people and natural resources.
From July 2013 to May 2014, public meetings were held at each of the parks to share information and details about the Nature Revealed: Discovering Nature through Art bond project. Minutes from each of those public meetings can be found in the Meetings section on the right side of this web page.
****Last updated December 1, 2014****
Construction and installation of artwork in parks will begin in August 2014. Please note the specific park installation dates below; these will be updated further as final dates are confirmed.
As with most construction activities, there will be noise, dust, and traffic/trail impacts. Areas of the park may be temporarily closed to the public via fencing, flagging, and signs. For your safety, please keep away from the construction areas. We apologize in advance for these inconvenices and appreciate your understanding and patience.
Jordan Woods Natural Area Installation: Completed on August 5, 2014
Greenway Park Installation: Completed on November 26, 2014
Raleigh Swim Center/Park Installation: Completed on September 3, 2014
Hazeldale Park Installation: Completed on October 31, 2014. Planting of shrubs and trees beneath the structures will take place later this fall/winter.
Bethany Lake/Rock Creek Greenway Installation: Spring 2015; specific date to be determined
For specific information and details about the artwork that will be installed as well as park maps, please reference the Document Center on the right side of this webpage.
If you have any questions or need additional information about the Nature Revealed: Discovering Nature through Art project, please contact Kristin Atman, Interpretive Programs Supervisor, at 503/629-6350 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please direct bond project-related comments or questions to 503/629-6305 or electronically via THPRD's web contact form.
Bethany Lake Park/Rock Creek Greenway: John Grade, Artist
Hazeldale Park: Stacy Levy, Artist
Jordan Woods Natural Area: Vaughn Bell, Artist
Raleigh Swim Center/Park and Greenway Park: Adam Kuby, Artist