Groundwork Jacksonville is the primary non-profit organization working to restore and connect the streams and parks of Jacksonville's Emerald Necklace to revitalize the historic neighborhoods of our city's urban core. The gems of the Emerald Necklace are Hogans Creek in Springfield, The S-Line Rail Trail, McCoys Creek in north Riverside and the St. Johns River Northbank Riverwalk. We are committed to environmental restoration and stewardship of these urban parks, trails and waterways. We engage the neighboring communities, including young people, to fulfill our mission. 

What's Up at Groundwork Jacksonville

Upcoming Events

  1. It’s cool outside – break a sweat for Hogans Creek

    November 17 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Season for giving: Let’s clean Hogans Creek

    December 15 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm

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Groundwork Jacksonville is one of 20 Groundwork Trusts around the country. Groundwork Jacksonville was the first Groundwork Trust established in the Southeast and is the only Trust in Florida.

Our work is made possible by these partners:

  • City of Jacksonville
  • National Park Service
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Outdoor Nation
  • National Fish and Wildlife Association
  • National Park Conservation Association
  • Wells Fargo

We welcome your help as well! Your contributions help us change places and change lives. Donate today and write off your charitable contributions for 2018.

Donations can be mailed to: Groundwork Jacksonville, P.O. Box 13295 Jacksonville, FL 32206.

Or you can donate online using the secure Donate button below.