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Oak Ridge Natural Assets Guidebook


Name: Carol Evans
Affiliation: Legacy Parks Foundation
Date: April 22, 2021 8:59am - 10:00am


Earth Week 2021 Seminar


Carol Evans with Legacy Parks Foundation provided an overview of the Oak Ridge Natural Assets Guidebook, a living, working document drafted by Legacy Parks that provides a practical set of guidelines for how to maximize the area's natural assets so that they provide a sustainable foundation to engage residents, promote wellness, attract tourism, and increase economic development.

Carol is the Executive Director of Legacy Parks Foundation, an east Tennessee nonprofit that works to conserve our natural assets, create public places, and connect communities. The Foundation has raised over $11 million for parks and trails, created over 50 miles of urban trails, and added over 600 acres of parkland in Knox County.