Archive for the ‘Heart of the Park’ Category

Here are some of the other Strut Your Mutt Dog Parade Participants

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Heart of the Park VII Raffle Winners

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A lot of thanks go to those community businesses who donated such great prizes!

San Jose Mercury News interviews MFPA President Linda Wilson concerning park conditions

Martin, Fontana parks get a boost

By Julia Baum

jbaum@bayareanewsgroup.com

SAN JOSE — Preserving some of the city’s most prized natural treasures has been an ongoing challenge for the Martin-Fontana Parks Association, which hosts its seventh annual “Heart of the Park” fundraiser and membership drive on Saturday.

This year, the volunteer group is spotlighting its struggle to maintain or upgrade TJ Martin and Jeffrey Fontana parks with dwindling resources.

The group and San Jose’s parks and recreation department want to see new irrigation systems and turf installed in three areas, including the soccer fields. Native plants and mature oak trees thrive in the 33 acres that make up both parks, but non-native assets such as a grove of redwoods have been struggling to survive this past year due to budget cuts, drought and even gophers and squirrels.

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Come Out and Celebrate with us

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Strut Your Mutt Dog Parade

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Aug 2016 Newsletter announcementJust click here or on the image above for the Newsletter.

Scenes from Heart of the Park VI

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