Keep the Volunteer Park Conservatory open. It is a magnet for visitors, it is a wonderful place for students, and it is far more valuable than a special place in the City Admin campus for employee bike riders to shower!
Rather than cutting Environmental Learning Center programs, suggest you make all of them have at least some charge to attendees (it is wonderful to have them free, but would rather have them at $2-10/visit than not at all). Look for concerned community members with skills in marketing to help better promote these events. They would have value to the many members of the community but I feel folks are just unaware of the ...more »