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Parks & Gardens Openings Following Hurricane Isaias

Posted August 5, 2020 at 9:36 am     Category: News

Parks & Gardens staff have assessed New Hanover County’s parks and gardens facilities for damage following Hurricane Isaias.  Overall, we fared pretty well, but we do have some closures at … Read More »

July is National Park & Recreation Month

Posted June 30, 2020 at 9:59 am     Category: News

Since 1985, Americans have celebrated Park and Recreation Month in July to promote the importance parks and recreation has in health and well-being, conservation and social equity, and to recognize … Read More »

Changes to RainedOut Athletic Field Notification App

Posted January 7, 2020 at 8:54 am     Category: News

RainedOut is the third party app used by New Hanover County Parks & Gardens to notify subscribers of athletic field closures, and Echo Farms tennis court closures.  Subscribers may choose … Read More »

All Parks & Gardens Have Reopened Following Hurricane Dorian

Posted September 6, 2019 at 10:55 pm     Category: NewsPark Updates

All New Hanover County parks & facilities have reopened following Hurricane Dorian.  Thank you for your patience! • Airlie Gardens • Arboretum • Arrowhead Park • Athletic fields are OPEN … Read More »

Airlie Gardens 2019 Art Exhibit- Call to Artists

Posted February 15, 2019 at 1:21 pm     Category: News

For the seventh year in a row, Airlie Gardens, in Wilmington, N.C., is excited to host their annual art exhibit, HeART of the Gardens, July – October 2019! Airlie Gardens invites artists or teams … Read More »

County & City close on Echo Farms land- Tennis Courts to open Sept 18

Posted September 1, 2018 at 2:09 pm     Category: News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington closed on the 14-acre Echo Farms parcel today, September 7, and it will now become a public park. … Read More »

Ogden Skatepark Recognized Nationally

Posted August 1, 2017 at 2:38 pm     Category: News

The Ogden Skatepark has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo).  The awards program recognizes innovative county government programs that result in improving the … Read More »

The Health of our Community: Current Health Profile & Future Priorities

Posted March 27, 2017 at 2:40 pm     Category: News

The Health of Our Community:  Current Health Profile & Future Priorities- March 27, 2017 A recent public forum that included local government, schools and university, the health care system, transportation … Read More »

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