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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 City of... Read More
Posted by Ryan Hall at Friday, June 28, 2019

International Paper Employees Celebrate Commitment to Wolf River Greenway Trail

International Paper employees and their families enjoyed a great morning at the Wolf River Greenway's Confluence Park in Harbor Town on Saturday, September 29th,in commemoration of IP's gift toward the completion of the Wolf River Greenway trail project. In an opening ceremony, the Wolf River Conservancy recognized International Paper for its commitment to the project and to our overall mission to protect and enhance the Wolf River and its watershed.  Congressman... Read More
Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Inaugural Wolf River 5K A Big Success

Over 700 runners participated in the inaugural Wolf River 5K by Start2Finish Event Management on Saturday, January 20th. The Wolf River Conservancy was the beneficiary of the 5K, which was part of the Run the 901 Race Series, a training program for the Germantown Half Marathon. Participants were able to run on the Wolf River Greenway experiencing the #wonderofthewolf firsthand. Thank you to Start2Finish Event Management for their support of the Wolf River Conservancy! We look... Read More
Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Monday, February 26, 2018

International Paper Employees Make Huge Impact at Epping Way

The Wolf River Conservancy is lucky to have committed corporate champions. International Paper is one of our corporate benefactors who not only provides ongoing financial support to advance the mission of the Conservancy, but they volunteer their team to clean and protect the Wolf River watershed. Employees from International Paper, through their IP Day of Caring, volunteered Friday morning at Epping Way in Raleigh. The group of 25 volunteers helped remove invasives, cleared storm... Read More
Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Friday, September 22, 2017

Cycle the Greenway Surpasses Fundraising Mark

The 11th Annual Cycle the Greenway, presented by Orion Federal Credit Union, was a huge success, raising over $45,000 for the Conservancy. We had 150 cyclists enjoy our scenic ride on the Greenway and throughout Germantown and Collierville on Saturday, June 3rd. Congratulations to Don Campbell, the top individual fundraiser, and to the top fundraising team, Memphis Hightailers. Thanks again to presenting sponsor, Orion Federal Credit Union, platinum sponsors Buckman,... Read More
Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Tuesday, June 27, 2017

WRC Launches Wolf River Greenway Ambassador Program

WRC Needs You! The Wolf River Conservancy has a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis to launch our Wolf River Greenway Ambassador Program. We are looking for a team of 5-10 people to be in our first Ambassador class. This group will go through a training course and have on-the-job training on the existing sections of the Wolf River Greenway Trail. They will go out on foot or bicycle to provide Greenway users with information and assistance and enhance their experiences with... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Monday, January 25, 2016

Registration Open for Cycle the Greenway

Registration is now open for the Wolf River Conservancy's Cycle the Greenway. The event will be held on Saturday, June 4th at 7600 Wolf River Blvd. For more information on how to register and fundraise for the event, please go to the Cycle the Greenway Website .  Event Details Date:  Saturday June 4, 2016 Event Start/Finish:  7600 Wolf River Blvd., Germantown, TN 38138 Event Timeline: 6:30 AM - Check-In and Walk-Up Registration Begins 7:15 AM - Welcome... Read More
Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Thursday, January 21, 2016

Results of the Lucius Burch SNA Survey

The purpose of the survey conducted during the fall of 2015 was to provide an opportunity for the general public to weigh in on a proposal to extend a portion of the Wolf River Greenway along the east side of the Wolf River and through the northern unit/landscape of the Lucius Burch State Natural Area. This is a public opinion survey and not a statistically valid survey, meaning participants were not randomly selected. 1) Survey participants mostly use the LBSNA for mountain bicycling,... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Take the Greenway Public Opinion Survey

Please take a few moments to complete this short questionnaire. Your feedback will help us to better understand the interest and concerns regarding construction of the proposed Wolf River Greenway boardwalk trail within the Lucius Burch State Natural Area in Shelby Farms Park. All surveys are anonymous. Click Here to Participate in the Survey Read More
Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Friday, December 11, 2015

Commercial Appeal Wolf River Greenway Front Page Article 10.26.2015

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Posted by Emma Smith at Friday, October 30, 2015

Memphis Flyer Cover Story on the Wolf River Greenway

For the online edition of the Memphis Flyer story, please click here . Read More
Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Friday, October 16, 2015

The Daily News: Raleigh's Kennedy Park Heart of Wolf River Greenway

For the full article in The Daily News, please click here . Read More
Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Memphis Business Journal: "Corridor of Opportunity" Breaks Ground

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Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Commercial Appeal Cover Story 9.26.15 on the Wolf River Greenway Groundbreaking

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Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Monday, September 28, 2015

WKNO's "Behind the Headlines" on Wolf River Greenway Expansion

The Wolf River Greenway Project team discusses the impact of the Greenway on the Raleigh community. Bob Wenner, Wolf River Greenway Project Coordinator, and Chuck Flink, Consultant for the Wolf River Greenway Project from Alta Planning & Design, were guests on WKNO's Behind The Headlines,  hosted by Eric Barnes of the Memphis Daily News. WKNO Behind The Headlines Video - Wolf River Greenway Expansion Memphis Daily News Article - Wolf River Greenway Targets Raleigh Riverbend ... Read More
Posted by Kelsey Hamilton at Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Commercial Appeal Front Page Coverage of Wolf River Greenway Extension

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Posted by Emma Smith at Thursday, July 9, 2015

The Wolf River Greenway Health and Economic Impact Report

<p><a href="http://issuu.com/wolfriverconservancy/docs/wrg_report_final_webview2_010815">&nbsp;Click here to view the publication "<em>Memphis Gets Moving: The Health and Economic Benefits of Building the Wolf River Greenway." </em></a></p> Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Wednesday, March 4, 2015