“Help ‘em build this place even bigger!” Supporters plan to ‘study’ and ‘grow’ Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — PUBLIC LAND BUY

Become a land owner donor!  That is the campaign from the Appalachian Mountain Bike Club facing a fundraising deadline at the end of April to raise almost $40,000 to help expand William Hastie Park and grow Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness.

“This 27 acres that we have under contract is a huge deal for not just our club, but for the urban wilderness, because it’s going to, it’s going to grow Hastie park by about a third of its acreage,” explained AMBC President Matthew Kellogg.  The City of Knoxville pledged $100,000 for the effort and AMBC is working to raise at least $40,000 by April 28th to close the deal.

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