Be the eyes and ears of your local park with WDET's Parks Watch.

WDET’s Nina Ignaczak talks about Parks Watch, a new part of WDET’s ongoing Parks Project.

The project, launched in partnership with Data Driven Detroit, uses a mobile app to enable neighborhood residents to get involved in reporting about the health of their local parks. She says that this will help residents hold government and each other accountable for the health of their parks and communities. 

Residents will be able to learn about what is happening in their own neighborhoods, as well as to share stories that interest them about local parks. Nina says parks are important because they are a center of the community and are one of the last true public spaces. . 

Click the audio link above to hear the full conversation.  To get involved in WDET’s Parks Watch, click here.