Overton Park is a 342-acre public park in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. The park contains a nine-hole golf course, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis College of Art, Memphis Zoo, Levitt Shell, Rainbow Lake, Veterans Plaza, the Greensward, two playgrounds, and a 126-acre Old Forest State Natural Area. Learn more.

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  • Bucks for Birds #4: Eight Birds and a Baby

    Barred owl fledgling

    This has been the most productive week of Bucks for Birds so far, so much so that I’m going to split it into a couple of posts. We’ll save the warblers for next time and just dive right in to the less-flashy migrants and some of the residents that were hiding from me earlier in […]

  • Bucks for Birds #3: Heard But Not Seen

    Hooded warbler

    This has been the most challenging week yet of Bucks for Birds. For one thing, working to raise a million dollars in two months has confined most of my bird-spotting to my spare time! But when I do get out, I can hear so many birds as they return to the forest after a long […]

  • Greensward Funding Update: Monday Edition

    This weekend, we surpassed the $25,000 mark in donations to the Greensward project, which unlocked another $25,000 in matching funds from an anonymous donor. We’ve also received several large pledges, putting us close to a quarter of our goal in only a week’s time. We are truly grateful for all of your support! As of […]

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