Entries by mmg

City of Dunwoody receives technical grant to map future trails
(Dunwoody, Georgia)

MillionMile Greenway awarded the city of Dunwoody a Community Technical Grant to assist with planning greenways and trails city-wide. The grant includes expertise in customized Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping, a $4,000 value that will help Dunwoody determine the best routes for future trails, linking places people want to go – on foot and on […]

In The News: Group hopes to blaze trail to greener future
(Fredricksburg, Virginia)

Spotsylvania trails coalition hopes to link ribbons of green space for hiking, recreation and transportation Spotsylvania County has about 22 miles of bike and fitness trails, according to a recent study. Chris Folger, who heads up the fledgling Spotsylvania Greenways Initiative, thinks there should be a lot more available in one of the region’s fastest-growing […]

The MillionMile Greenway Celebrates Official Launch and Recognizes Affiliates
(Atlanta, Georgia)

Organization Dedicated to Conserving and Connecting Greenspace Celebrates Launch on Jan. 14 ATLANTA (January 9, 2009) – The MillionMile Greenway (MMG), a nonprofit dedicated to conserving greenspace, providing public recreation space and connecting existing greenspace, will officially launch to the public on Jan. 14 with a party at 1010 Midtown. Founded in 2007 to help private […]

MillionMile Greenway announces first grantees
(Atlanta, Georgia)

MillionMile Greenway announced the first-ever recipients of the organization’s grant program. Through grants and volunteer expertise, MMG will mentor and fund nonprofits dedicated to preserving green space and building trails across the southeast. The first grant recipients are Yahoola Creek Trails Conservancy, Coastal Georgia Greenway and Northeast Georgia Regional Commission. Yahoola Creek Trails Conservancy and […]

In the News: Nonprofit envisions greenways far and wide
(Atlanta, Georgia)

By Maria Saporta The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Published on: 07/13/08 Imagine a million miles of greenways across metro Atlanta, the state and the nation —- connecting hundreds of communities with parks, waterways and trails. That’s the vision of the newly formed MillionMile Greenway, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that will work with communities to help them develop green […]