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Help Us Build a Boat Dock on the Wolf River Greenway!

  the project: Wolf River Conservancy is a local nonprofit land trust that has been investing in quality of life for citizens of Memphis and the Mid-South since 1985. The Conservancy led the fundraising efforts to build out the Epping Way section of Wolf River Greenway trail, comprising over 1 mile of paved trail in the Raleigh area.  This boat dock will directly connect to the Greenway trail on this scenic 138-acre property that is effectively  the newest park in the... Read More
Posted by Ryan Hall at Friday, June 28, 2019

Cycle the Greenway Exceeds Fundraising Goal

    This year’s Cycle the Greenway fundraising event for the Wolf River Greenway exceeded expectations! With a stretch goal of $45,000, the 13 th  Annual Cycle the Greenway event raised over $46,000!  Over 130 cyclists rode this year to show their support for the Greenway.  Winners in the various fundraising categories were:  -  Largest Fundraising Team:  FedEx  -  Top $ Fundraising Team: ... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Monday, June 24, 2019

A Great Day for Epping Way Greenway

        On Sat., April 27th, our celebration of the new Epping Way section of the Wolf River Greenway kicked off early with the first ever Epping Way 5K Run, followed by a grand opening and ribboncutting ceremony featuring the mayors of Memphis and Shelby County. Participants in the 5K - including students from Memphis Rise Academy - made two laps down part of the Greenway and along N. Highland and Stage James roads before crossing the finish... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Monday, April 29, 2019

Land Trust Accreditation: Why It Matters

In August 2015, the Wolf River Conservancy became a nationally accredited land trust through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance (LTA) since 2008.  Today, approximately 400 land trusts – just 25% of the land trusts in our country - have achieved this coveted distinction, and the we are proud to be included in that number.  Becoming a nationally accredited land trust was a significant milestone for the Wolf River... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Monday, February 25, 2019