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November 2021 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley A major milestone was reached in early October with the temporary opening of Bonnet Springs Boulevard. Complete with a bike path, sidewalk, lights, and landscaping, the road which re-connects the historic Crescent Heights Neighborhood improved access to the park. Additional improvements at the intersection of George Jenkins Boulevard will have …

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October 2021 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley As passing motorists look down from Memorial Boulevard into the north end of Bonnet Springs Park, they are met with views of progress this month in both landscape and building construction. Elevation changes allow a quick glimpse of Harrell Family Botanical Gardens and the thousands of native and specially selected plants …

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September 2021 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley As the month of August comes to a close, it is a treat to be able to share the month’s progress with you. The George Jenkins/Bonnet Springs Park Boulevard roadway section has been slow in developing. As drainage and utilities are being installed by Tucker Construction, Lakeland Electric brought new underground electric service …

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August 2021 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley July was a month with steady progress on the buildings and the site. When our summer rains did begin, they created additional challenges for the team. Several miles of pathways have been installed, with irrigation, electrical, and planting following closely behind. Working between the weather events to meet the …

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July 2021 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley Weather has continued to benefit the site work at Bonnet Springs Park through most of June, enabling 90% of the internal roads and parking lots to be paved with their first inch of asphalt. Not only does this define the footprint of the site, it also aids tremendously in stabilizing …

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June 2021 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley Memorial Day arrived to officially bring the summer season to Bonnet Springs Park. The long dry periods of April and May have allowed significant land sculpting and drainage improvements to be accomplished in advance of the anticipated summer rains. Grading, building sub-grades, and rocking the balance of the Lakeland …

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May 2021 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley Good news for the environment was brought to Bonnet Springs Park this month as Governor Ron DeSantis held a news conference on-site to announce a major award to the City of Lakeland and co-applicant Bonnet Springs Park. The $42.9 Million grant received by the City of Lakeland with our public-private …

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March 2021 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley The Park is alive with activity in every section. Starting from the south, a construction coat of asphalt has been poured on Bonnet Springs Boulevard, which has improved access to the site, as well as the companion bicycle path that connects Memorial Boulevard to George Jenkins Boulevard, which …

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February 2021 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley 2021 is finally here at Bonnet Springs Park and Mother Nature has treated us with exceptional kindness. After a year of challenging rains and weather events, it has been exciting to see the progress we have been able to achieve with the mild and dry winter weather. Site work continues …

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Donate

Bonnet Springs Park is a privately developed public park that depends solely on public support. There are several ways that you can help make this dream for Lakeland's future generations become reality.

Volunteer

There are many ways you can help in the enabling of this magnificent regional park, from one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities. Bonnet Springs Park is looking for volunteers, sponsors, patrons, and professional services to help in the design and implementation. 

Donate

Bonnet Springs Park is a privately developed public park that depends solely on public support. There are several ways that you can help make this dream for Lakeland's future generations become reality.

Volunteer

There are many ways you can help in the enabling of this magnificent regional park, from one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities. Bonnet Springs Park is looking for volunteers, sponsors, patrons, and professional services to help in the design and implementation. 

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