Golden-crowned kinglet

Birds and question marks

Today was the final day of the 2017 Great Backyard Bird Count, an annual citizen-science effort presented by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. So far during this four-day event, more than 100,000 checklists have been submitted from all over the world by people who spend as little as 15 minutes […]

St. Jude Marathon 2016

This year’s St. Jude Marathon will be run on Saturday, December 3.  Because part of the marathon course runs through Overton Park, we wanted to let you know what to expect that day so you can plan your visits to the park accordingly. The race begins downtown at 8:00 a.m., and streets around the perimeter […]

Greensward

An update on the parking project

Overton Park Conservancy recently had our kickoff meeting with the City Engineering department to discuss the parking reconfiguration project. The City engineers have created an initial conceptual layout for the reconfiguration. The next step is to develop a scope of work that will inform the RFP for design firms. We estimate having a signed contract […]