APRIL 20, 2017  FORD WARREN LIBRARY, 2825 HIGH STREET DENVER 80205 6-7:45M SLATE OF BOARD MEMBERS: Louis Plachowski  Hank Bootz  Lamone Noles  Jacqui Lansing   John Van Sciver Bridget Walsh Steve Eppler Keith Loftin Jacqueline Victor Georgia Garnsey  Dear CPFAN Members, CPFAN is growing. We now have OVER 430 members. Tell your friends and neighbors about the important work that CPFAN is doing for City Park. Ask them to join us. Membership is FREE. Go to HERE and sign up as a member or, if you don’t live within our generous boundaries, as a friend. You can also find CPFAN on Facebook. We hope

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CPFAN Meeting April 4 2017

  Dear CPFAN Member, The following topics will be discussed at our April 4 CPFAN meeting: Upcoming April 20 election of CPFAN Board and Officers, and slate of candidates. Watch for a separate announcement. Reports on activites: Outreach to other RNO’s that will be affected by the Golf Course “disaster”. The City Park Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) “shake up”. Update on the City Park Master Plan. Fundraising efforts for the golf course lawsuit.. Financial Report Warmest regards, Hank Bootz President, CPFAN 303-495-0819

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City of Denver shifting toward natural playgrounds

A large tree that is laying down on the ground
Playground at Pasquinel’s Landing Park should be complete by end of March

Those old playgrounds in some Denver parks might look a lot different in the coming years when they are replaced as the Parks and Recreation department is focusing on nature play options in its parks moving forward.Natural playgrounds, made of recycled trees and boulders, have become a popular option over traditional playgrounds with slides, monkey bars and swings, and Denver Parks and Recreation has multiple natural playground projects planned.

“Studies show that when kids go to a traditional playground, they get bored quickly, whereas with nature play done well, kids stay longer and come back more frequently,” said Gordon Robertson, director of park planning for Denver Parks and Recreation.experience.”

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