FfOR’s Lisa Snowden Receives Conservation and Community Leadership Award

Congratulations, Lisa!! Thank you for your advocacy in our community for good public spaces, clean water, and sustainable development!!

This year the Garden Club of America’s Zone IX prestigious Improvement Award was presented to Friends for Our Riverfront (FfOR) board member, Lisa Snowden, for her significant contribution to conservation in Memphis.

Lisa has served as president of Memphis Botanic Garden, president of Little Garden Club, member of the board of FfOR, and a leading force in the design of our city’s recently opened $5M children’s garden, My Big Backyard. She has shared her knowledge about national trends in good public space and park design and through her commitment and creativity has been actively involved in bringing to Memphis such noted authorities as Charleston, SC Mayor Joseph Riley, The Conservation Fund Chairman Charles Jordan, and the Project for Public Spaces.