The WKNO-TV documentary,
Shelby Farms: America’s Great 21st Century Park —
takes a look at our area’s greatest natural resource, examining
past, present and future.
Through a series of interviews and historical
film footage and photographs, we will tell the story of Shelby Farms
from its humble beginnings to what the park offers today’s
residents of the Mid-South.
The documentary also takes us through
the changes the park is currently experiencing — its transition
from a government-controlled entity into the hands of the nonprofit
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. Finally, the
park’s future is examined — revealing what the Conservancy
has planned for this huge, unspoiled green space.
A New York design firm will
take the reigns of the park’s next stage of development with
a master plan that will implement changes to the park in order to
accommodate the growing needs of the public who continue to enjoy
her resources. The producer talks with members of the design team and Conservancy
leaders to better understand their vision of what our premier park
will eventually become.
Shelby Farms: America’s Great 21st Century
Park is sponsored by —