November 2017 newsletterOverton Park Conservancy periodically publishes a newsletter to provide updates on park initiatives. Each issue is archived in PDF format here. If you’d like to receive this newsletter in the mail, please let us know!

Fall 2017
Reaction to the news that Brooks Museum and Memphis College of Art will be leaving the park; Greensward project moves forward; a profile of donors Vishant Shah and Emily Shortridge; new pedestrian safety measures in the park

Spring 2017
We kick off our 2 Months, $1 Million campaign to take back the Greensward; a fond farewell to our intern Brooks Lamb; updates on park access and Old Forest gateway projects

Fall 2016
Updates on all the research projects taking place in the Old Forest; the new gateway entrances are beginning to sprout up; introducing the Canopy giving society

Spring 2016
Learn what it REALLY takes to manage a park day to day; meet Andrew and Rose, our new Visitor Services Coordinators; take a deep dive into the Old Forest with our new online field guide

Winter 2015
Developing a new mobility plan for the park; ramping up the Overton Park Community Farmers Market; Roots program launches; studying tree cores in the Old Forest

Spring 2015
Old Forest entry portals; new solutions to reduce overflow parking; research and trail improvements in the Old Forest; meet our new Director of Development

Spring 2014
Bike Gate opens to the public; improvements to park entrances and access points; the results of the latest Speak Up survey; dog park do’s and don’ts; meet our new Director of Operations

Fall 2013
Speak Up survey launches; an update on the new bike/ped plaza; photos from our first Day of Merrymaking festival

Spring 2013
Rainbow Lake Playground construction update; attacking privet in the Old Forest; Team Overton Park volunteer program launches; Overton Park Stories program compiles tales of the park