The Parks Division is responsible for planning, designing and managing parkland, open spaces, natural areas, trails, and pathways. The County has 249 parks covering nearly 6,000 acres of parkland.  Work includes designing and implementing playground, park and landscaping plans; mowing and trimming at all locations; athletic field maintenance and renovations; routine and emergency tree removals; playground maintenance and monthly safety inspections; court game maintenance and inspections; and an assortment of similar duties to maintain parkland.