Lantern Parade

More than 10,000 people lit the Eastside Trail with lanterns at the 2013 Lantern Parade.
Photo Credit: Sinan Sinharoy

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The overcast skies that hovered over our Atlanta BeltLine Earth Day activities held a silver lining: they kept the rain and sun at bay throughout the morning, allowing volunteers to tackle major projects along the Eastside Trail. One group worked with Trees Atlanta staff and volunteers on a forest restoration project near Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark […] Read more
posted in Community Love, Eastside Trail, Volunteer // 04/30/15
The Atlanta Hawks partnered with the Arrow Exterminators to host the “Threes for Trees” program, donating to Trees Atlanta for each three-pointer made by the team at home during the regular season. The Hawks and Arrow Exterminators presented Trees Atlanta with a $10,000 check on April 10, 2015 to support the Arboretum efforts. Atlanta Hawks […] Read more
posted in Eastside Trail, Volunteer // 11/07/14
The Southern Charm etiquette campaign is back! On November 15, we’re welcoming the arrival of cold weather with some warm Atlanta BeltLine hospitality. The Southern Charm campaign is a coordinated effort in which Atlanta BeltLine volunteers came together to remind everyone how to keep the Atlanta BeltLine fun and enjoyable for all users. The first round […] Read more
posted in Volunteer, Volunteer Spotlight // 07/14/14
The Atlanta BeltLine is an exciting project, and it attracts a lot of amazing volunteers for a variety of reasons. Nathaniel Evans is one volunteer that not only enjoys helping the project along, but loves the spirit of volunteerism that comes along with working with other passionate volunteers. Drawn to the project by the opportunity […] Read more
posted in Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, Volunteer // 06/06/14
Have you been looking for a way to get involved with Art on the Atlanta BeltLine but were unsure how to do it? Here is a way to bring your unique skills to the table and help make year 5 of this amazing project happen! Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is seeking dedicated volunteers to […] Read more
posted in Events, Volunteer // 05/13/14
Bamboo – and lots of it – was on the chopping block for Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine 2014! Over 60 volunteers ignored the gloomy forecast and came out to the interim hiking trail north of the Eastside Trail early Saturday morning, April 19, 2014. After meeting in the parking lot of Park Tavern […] Read more
By Ethan Davidson Originally published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 6, 2014. Something is happening in Atlanta. On the surface it doesn’t seem extraordinary, but upon further reflection, it is. When you visit the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, two miles of what will be a 22-mile streetcar transit and trail corridor — particularly on […] Read more
posted in Eastside Trail, Volunteer // 03/25/14
Bring on the charm! Atlanta BeltLine and Atlanta Bicycle Coalition volunteers are bringing an etiquette campaign out to the Eastside Trail on weekends in March and April to remind everyone how to keep the Atlanta BeltLine fun and enjoyable for all users. We call it #BeltLineCharm. You’ll see  friendly faces smiling over signs with simple reminders […] Read more
The great thing about our superstar volunteers is that they don’t just talk the talk about the Atlanta BeltLine – they walk the walk, too. One of these superstars is Carly Queen. Carly has taken her hands-on experience as a volunteer to the next level, organizing cleanups and walks along the Atlanta BeltLine and developing […] Read more
posted in Environmental Initiatives, Volunteer // 11/26/13
We are always so thankful for our volunteers, and this year, Turner Volunteer Day brought folks out to the Urban Agriculture site on the southwest corridor. Employees from Turner Broadcasting come together annually to volunteer for nonprofits, and over 90 Atlanta Turner employees came out to the Urban Agriculture site this year. Twenty-six trees were planted, including three […] Read more
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