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

Golf project FAQ

Golf project FAQ

Press coverage related to the golf project: Daily Memphian: Conservancy proposes major renovation for Overton Park golf course Daily Memphian: Hole-by-hole: Overton Park golf course renovation Golf.com: Why one big-name golf course architect is fiercely tackling a very old, very short muni Daily Memphian: Opinion: The Overton Park golf course is about a lot more […]

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 […]

Playgrounds re-open + 2:1 matching gift opportunity!

Playgrounds re-open + 2:1 matching gift opportunity!

     As part of the City of Memphis’ Phase 3 re-opening plan, Rainbow Lake and East Parkway Playgrounds will officially reopen tomorrow–Friday, October 9. We’re so excited to welcome everyone back! We want to remind visitors that because of the difficulty of keeping playground equipment sanitized, all play is at your own risk. We’ll continue to […]

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