Legacy Parks Announces Oak Ridge Natural Assets Plan

Knoxville, Tenn. – Legacy Parks Foundation has announced a collaborative conservation project encompassing Oak Ridge, Roane County, and Anderson County that will create a Natural Assets Plan for Oak Ridge and the surrounding areas by exploring both recreational opportunities and enhancement of the area’s natural assets. A grant from UCOR, UT-Battelle, CNS/Y-12, and Oak Ridge Associated Universities to Legacy Parks will fund the initiative. Carol Evans, executive director of Legacy Parks Foundation and Legacy Parks Board Member, Don Parnell, will coordinate the team from Ackerman Marketing & PR, Ross/Fowler Landscape Architects, and Equinox Environmental. 

Carol Evans, Executive Director of Legacy Parks Foundation, welcoming County Executive, Ron Woody, at the Legacy Park Kick-Off

Checks presented from CNS, UCOR, ORAU, & ORNL