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Checking in on iNaturalist

It’s been a while since we reported on what’s new with our favorite nature observation and identification program, iNaturalist. You may remember that we launched a field guide to Overton Park’s plants using the platform, followed by a guide to birds. These are both handy tools to use when you’re trying to identify something you’ve […]

The future of the Brooks Museum

Since assuming management of Overton Park, Overton Park Conservancy has celebrated a strong partnership with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Our organizations support and promote each other’s programs, look for opportunities to collaborate on new initiatives, share operations expertise, and communicate frequently about general business related to providing quality public amenities for the people […]

Overton Park storm damage update

This weekend’s storms brought heavy and costly damages to Overton Park, toppling trees throughout the landscape. We’ll have extensive cleanup to do over the next few weeks, but for now, here’s what you need to know: The storm damaged nearly 60 trees in the landscaped areas of the park (not including the Old Forest), including more […]