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Giving Tuesday 2020

Giving Tuesday 2020

Happy Giving Tuesday! It’s the day people around the world show their love for the causes most important to them. Here at Overton Park, we couldn’t be more grateful for how you have helped us through this challenging year. We hope the park has been

Online store is now live!

Online store is now live!

We’re excited to announce that for the first time, Overton Park Conservancy has an online store! We’re partnering with our friends at Bluff City Sports to bring you an easy way to stock up on park gear. Our initial stock includes logo merchandise such as

Update on storm cleanup

Update on storm cleanup

Saturday’s storm event was one of the most significant we’ve seen since Overton Park Conservancy began managing the park in 2012. The winds brought down nearly 150 trees throughout the park, including several large landscape trees in the East Parkway playground area which thankfully did

Giving Tuesday is December 3

Giving Tuesday is December 3

Since this is the week for giving thanks, the Overton Park Conservancy team wants you to know how much we appreciate you. Your support enables us to: Work every day to maintain an extraordinary public park so that our community has a beautiful, safe, and

Rainbow Lake Water Testing Results

Rainbow Lake Water Testing Results

Recently, blue-green algae found in ponds in public parks around the country has been reported to cause illness or death in dogs. Blue-green algae, while it is present in many ecosystems and is often harmless, can occasionally produce toxins that can harm dogs if ingested.

Historic East Parkway Pavilion damaged by fire

Historic East Parkway Pavilion damaged by fire

On April 22, the historic East Parkway Pavilion suffered damage after a fire broke out underneath the flooring. Memphis Fire Department responded swiftly, and the structure is still standing. The pavilion is unsafe to enter due to serious floor damage, so we ask park visitors