Shelby Farms Park

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.”

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

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.