Clean Knollwood FOR GOOD!

Est. 2012 • To Enact Change For a Cleaner Future...

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Knollwood Park
Kalamazoo, MI

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Corey Nufer   January 5, 2013 at 9:26pm


So I met with the new director of Parks and Recreation with the City of Kalamazoo and we have come to agreements on several issues. First, they will be providing support via trash bags and implements to help keep our garbage cans from being dumped. Next, we have a green light to begin an actual fundraising campaign to provide park improvements and renovations, these improvements will be overseen and managed by the city, however, we will have our say in what improvements are made and we will have ... more


Corey Nufer   December 19, 2012 at 5:33pm

Vibram Birdie Bash at Knollwood!!!!

Follow the link to check it out, the tournament is on May 11th, it costs $25 and you get two discs and a t-shirt just for playing! The grand prizes are definitely worth checking out, one of them is a spot on the Vibram Tester Team!


Corey Nufer   December 17, 2012 at 8:03pm

Help us raise funds to improve Knollwood!

Hey everyone! We here at Knollwood are trying to raise money for merchandise to sell for our cleanup and improvement efforts. Follow the link at the bottom of this message for a full description, a short video presentation, and the opportunity to either donate, or share my message with others.

I have just heard that the director of the City of Kalamazoo Parks department has resigned, so we have a new opportunity to truly change the image of Knollwood.


Corey Nufer   November 24, 2012 at 5:49pm

2013 Park Cleanup Goals

Negotiations have been initiated with the Kalamazoo City Commission and the City of Kalamazoo Department of Parks and I will do everything in my power to get the City to come clear out ALL garbage cans monthly. If that is not possible, then a more aggressive volunteer clean up program will be necessary.

Main Goals:
Remove glass.
Keep outlying garbage cans clear.
Remove large trash from course (mattress, tires, etc...).
Utilize fallen branches for alternative purposes (seating, course out ... more


Corey Nufer   November 24, 2012 at 5:43pm

2013 Park Improvement Goals

Our fundraising goals for 2013 have been set and these are the improvements we seek to have installed this year:

Brand new chains (all chains, all baskets).
1 Large, covered, plywood bulletin board for the parking lot.
Tee signs for each hole.

If you are interested in making a donation, either monetary or physical product (i.e. chains, signs, etc...) please contact me, Corey Nufer, through either the talk section here or through a private message. I will be creating a fundraiser account ... more


Corey Nufer   November 23, 2012 at 7:58pm

The Fight Has Only Just Begun

For the past four years, a clean up effort has been maintained at Knollwood Park in Kalamazoo, MI. This effort has been relatively effective and has kept the park looking better, unfortunately, it is not enough. The frat house on hole 8 continues to constantly break glass, the homeless population and drunken people knock over garbage cans, and those in the city responsible for maintaining the park still do not empty the garbage cans. I pledge that over the next year, our focus will be on a more ... more