“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.”
–John Muir, Founder, The Sierra Club
Join us for town hall discussions as we plan together for the future of the Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness. Voicing your ideas and experiences will help shape the vision for managing, preserving and programming at Turkey Mountain for decades to come.
Can’t make the meetings?
No problem. You can always access our online resources and provide your input.
Crafting a Master Plan for Turkey Mountain
Discussion will center on the existing conditions of the Wilderness landscape, as well as its opportunities and challenges. Public input will help shape the goals and vision for key elements of a Master Plan, including management, preservation and programming. This meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Tulsa Southern Hills, 7902 S Lewis Ave. Focus: Introduction of major master plan themes: management, preservation, and programming.
Access and Circulation
How do people access Turkey Mountain? How do visitors explore the park’s rugged landscape? This discussion will focus on understanding access to and through the park and the potential for more accessibility. This meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Tulsa Southern Hills, 7902 S Lewis Ave.
Site Conditions and Natural Systems
Visitors to Turkey Mountain experience an array of interactions with the park’s diverse natural environment. The meeting will evaluate the role and toll of people and pets on the Wilderness ecosystem and how to best implement sustainable practices. This meeting's location will be announced soon.
Partnerships and Programming
What activities do park users enjoy at Turkey Mountain? What kinds of programming and recreational opportunities might be added? This meeting will be devoted to partnerships that support the Wilderness and how to keep the park experience enjoyable and safe. This meeting's location will be announced soon.
MVVA Shares Learnings with Community
The MVVA team will share how the Turkey Mountain Master Plan is being shaped through the community’s feedback. They will also outline the Master Plan’s next steps. This meeting's location will be announced soon.