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Golf course construction begins next week

Golf course construction begins next week

We’re excited to announce that construction is set to begin on the renovation of the Overton Park golf course starting Monday, January 18. The final day to play a round before closure is this Sunday. Golfers are asked to call the clubhouse at (901) 725-9905 to request a tee time this weekend. The team from […]

#NatureZen: Happiness is a Wealth of Birds

#NatureZen: Happiness is a Wealth of Birds

A recent study in Ecological Economics found that living in an area with a high diversity of birds is just as important to a person’s happiness as their income. “The happiest Europeans are those who can experience numerous different bird species in their daily life, or who live in near-natural surroundings that are home to many species,” […]

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 a solace and a refuge for you and your loved […]

Golf project FAQ

Golf project FAQ

This week we announced a proposal to renovate the Overton Park golf course, and since then we’ve gotten a lot of questions. We’ll attempt to answer them all here, but if you’d like to do some additional reading: Daily Memphian: Conservancy proposes major renovation for Overton Park golf course Daily Memphian: Hole-by-hole: Overton Park golf […]

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 baseball caps, tote bags, running shirts, and (at last!) an […]

#NatureTerror: What Are You Afraid Of?

#NatureTerror: What Are You Afraid Of?

Happy Halloween week, friends! Today’s edition of #NatureZen is decidedly un-Zen, as we asked you to share your deepest nature-related fears with us. We hope that it’s a light-hearted look at some creatures who are perhaps less conventionally lovable than some of the ones we regularly highlight in this space. But first, mark your calendars […]

#NatureZen: Backyard Chickens

#NatureZen: Backyard Chickens

A huge THANK YOU to all who donated to our matching-gift campaign for re-opening park facilities! We reached our $5,000 community goal, and International Paper will be generously adding a $10,000 match. We can’t express our appreciation enough for your support during this difficult year! We have a special guest author for today’s #NatureZen, but first–an […]

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