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Speak Up Results #1: Share the Love

Last fall, we asked you to give us your feedback on Overton Park–what’s great about it, what’s not-so-great, and what you think the priorities should be for the future. The second Speak Up Survey brought us 344 fantastic, thoughtful responses, and we’d like to share them with you. You can view a summary of the […]

Overton Parks and Rec

Our 15 Seconds of Fame

We at Overton Park Conservancy are big fans of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” for obvious reasons.  (In fact, your intrepid communications director may have once carved a Ron Swanson pumpkin for Halloween.)  So we could hardly believe it when Patrick posted a screenshot from the March 6 episode on Twitter, pointing out that a map […]

A Day of Merrymaking

2013: The Year in Review

2013 was Overton Park Conservancy’s second full year of work in the park, and there was never a dull moment. Here are some of our favorite memories from a banner year in the park. Rainbow Lake Playground is the new place to be. After months of anticipation, kids finally got their first chance to explore […]

Eric Bridges and Naomi Van Tol

Meet Our New Director of Operations

There’s a new person occupying the familiar bright yellow Overton Park Conservancy vest that you’ve gotten used to seeing in the park. And so we’ll say a fond farewell to the original Wearer of the Vest, Naomi Van Tol. This week is Naomi’s last as our Director of Operations and Capital Improvements. Naomi was on […]