June 7, 2017
World-renowned, Forest Park is the crown jewel of the St. Louis City Parks system. At over 1,300 acres, it houses many of St. Louis' esteemed civic institutions, like the award-winning Saint Louis Zoo. After years left in disrepair, the Forest Park Forever Foundation has restored and is working towards preserving the Park for posterity. Derrick talks to CEO Lesley Hoffarth about the herculean effort to bring the park back to life and how the community can help sustain the beauty of Forest Park.