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Our Organization

Friends of Mianus River Park is a registered not for profit group. It has a Board of Directors, which meets on a regular basis and a series of committees responsible for various aspects of the Group’s activities. It also has a Historian.

These committees are as follows:

Strategic Planning – to develop long-term plans for the Friends group.

Membership and Activities – to recruit new members and retain existing ones; maintain membership records; and organize communications to friends, media etc.; table in park and in other locations. Also to develop activities in the park and social activities.

Fund Raising – to investigate and manage grants and all other available non-membership sources of funds.

Communications – to develop and maintain the Group’s web-site, as well as develop email and other communications with members and non-members. The Group has established email lists through which it communicates with its members and friends on a regular basis, providing news about the park and about its activities.

Park Infrastructure – to organize appropriate studies of the park’s non-natural assets, including trails, signage, kiosks, parking areas etc; to develop plans for the protection and improvement of the all of the park’s non-natural assets; to develop relationships with all appropriate local, state and national groups to help in this effort; to organize appropriate activities in the park to support this effort.

Park Natural Assets – to organize appropriate studies of river, trees, plants, wildlife etc; to develop plans for the protection and improvement of all of the park’s natural assets; to develop relationships with all appropriate local, state and national groups to support this effort; to organize appropriate activities in the park to support this effort.

Historian – to document history of the park; coordinate with local historical societies; organize history hikes etc. in the park; maintain history pages on friend web-site; and organize communications to Friends, media, etc.

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