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Assisi Foundation grants $500,000 to OPC

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (May 14, 2012)―The Assisi Foundation has announced the award of a $500,000 grant to Overton Park Conservancy. The funding will be used for cultural and educational programs, activities and signature events designed to attract the entire family, support of Overton Park operations and capital improvements. “As a nonprofit organization, Overton Park Conservancy is […]

Progress on Privet

Ironically, saw blades are saving Overton Park forest. Thanks to the Commercial Appeal for today’s front-page article about our aggressive privet removal project. We plan to continue the war on privet with our excellent contractor, Echo Systems, for the next three weeks as weather permits. We can’t risk damaging native plants in the growing season, […]