Thursday, August 7, 2008

Council Hears Overton Park Plea

Posted By on Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 4:00 AM

The Citizens to Preserve Overton Park went before the City Council parks committee Tuesday to ask the council to do four things.

The first was to restore 17 acres of old-growth forest, currently controlled by the Memphis Zoo, to free, public use.

Another was to protect the old-growth forest in Overton Park with an conservation easement or by designating it a state natural area.

To read more, visit In the Bluff.

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