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Future member of the tree trail

Nuts and Bolts

Time to open up the ol’ Overton Park mailbag and answer a few questions! I’ve seen some pretty big trees coming down near Memphis College of Art. What’s going on? City of Memphis crews are taking down a few mature trees this week that are seriously decayed. You might remember that last year, a large […]

Cycling in the Old Forest

What is a healthy forest?

We know that many of you love walking, running, biking, or just reflecting in the Old Forest State Natural Area. It’s a different place depending on the season of the year, and you never know what sort of interesting plant or animal life you’ll see on your visit. It’s a place that has been treasured […]

Overton Square shuttle

Updates to shuttle schedule

We’d like to thank everyone who rode with us during the first weekend of the Overton Park / Overton Square shuttle! We were glad to have the opportunity to test-drive this service and see how to make it run most efficiently.  The run from the Square to the park was quick and comfortable, with each […]