Shelby Farms Park

Shelby Farms
7:30 am
Fri November 1, 2013

A Road Through Shelby Farms: 30 Years in the Making

Woodland Discovery Playground is part of an ambitious new master plan for Shelby Farms Park. Next on the agenda is the Heart of the Park, an ambitious roster of improvements slated for Summer 2014.
Credit Shelby Farms Park Conservancy

On a cloudy Wednesday morning at Shelby Farms, Woodland Discovery Playground is quite the scene. Kids chase each other through a winding steel trellis, and everyone seems to be having a good time. But driving to the park is another story.

Faith Weber was at the slides with her two-year-old, Parker.

“I come to the park usually in the mornings or the early afternoons,” says Weber, “because the traffic at rush hour is so bad that we don’t even try.”

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BEHIND THE HEADLINES
5:15 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Radio Roundtable: A New Road Through Shelby Farms Park

Shelby Farms Park
Eric Smith Memphis Daily News

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, Laura Adams, Executive Director of the Shelby Farms Conservancy; Dennis Lynch, from the Sierra Club; and Ritchie Smith, from the Shelby Farms Advisory team, join host Eric Barnes, publisher of the

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Behind the Headlines
5:00 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

Radio Roundtable: The Need For Green Space In Shelby County

The Shelby Farms Greenline
Credit Shelby Farms Park Conservancy

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, and panel discuss the need for green space and green initiatives in Shelby County, including the Green Line.

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