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22nd Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival set for January 19th and 20th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be among organizations set to host the 2013 Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival to be held on January 19th-20th at the Hiwassee Refuge and in the community of Birchwood, TN. This will be the 22nd anniversary for the event which will run from 8:00am until 6:00pm each day.

The Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival is a celebration of the thousands of sandhill cranes that migrate through or spend the winter on and around the Hiwassee Refuge in Birchwood. It is also an opportunity to focus attention on the rich wildlife heritage of the state and the Native American history of the area.

The Sandhill Crane Festival will be held January 19th-20th at the Hiwassee Refuge and in the community of Birchwood. It is the 22nd anniversary of the event.

The Sandhill Crane Festival will be held January 19th-20th at the Hiwassee Refuge and in the community of Birchwood. It is the 22nd anniversary of the event.

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Land Between The Lakes Guided Views of Bald Eagles

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Got the winter blues? Then cast off on a river cruise with Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area staff to search the shores of Kentucky Lake for bald eagles while enjoying the comforts of the CQ Princess luxury yacht.

Enjoy a delicious meal and relaxing cruise on Kentucky Lake for a unique experience on the CQ Princess. On these three hour cruises, LBL interpreters will tell the story of our nation’s symbol, the bald eagle, as well as help you spot these majestic birds in the wild. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes announces Winter Eagle Viewing Trips

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Bundle up in your favorite sweater, come outdoors, and experience the enchanting sights on a bald eagle viewing trip, presented again at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. Van trips and river cruises will be offered.

Several opportunities are available to participate in eagle viewing trips during January and February. LBL guides take visitors to the best wildlife viewing hot spots on the 170,000-acre National Recreation Area. «Read the rest of this article»

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21st Sandhill Crane Festival coming up on January 14th-15th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The TWRA is among those organizations set to host the 2012 Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival to be held on January 14th-15th at the Hiwassee Refuge. This is the 21st anniversary of the event.

The Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival is a celebration of the thousands of sandhill cranes that migrate through or spend the winter on and around the Hiwassee Refuge in Birchwood as well as an opportunity to focus attention on the rich wildlife heritage of the state and the Native American history of the area.

Other sponsors for the free family event are the Tennessee Ornithological Society, and the Mapp Foundation in partnership with the Birchwood Community, the Birchwood School, the Cherokee Removal Memorial, Meigs and Rhea County Tourism. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes announces Winter 2011 Eagle Viewing Trips

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Bundle up in your favorite sweater, come outdoors, and experience the enchanting sights on a bald eagle viewing trip, offered again at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area throughout the winter months.

Back by popular demand, LBL hosts a weekend of river cruises January 14th-15th, and a special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day cruise January 16th, for up close views of the eagles from the water. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting October 8th

 

Tennessee - As the seasons change, Tennessee State Parks are full of fall beauty, great programming and the perfect setting to enjoy the crisp, outdoor air! There are several opportunities in Middle Tennessee, including outstanding hikes, fall festivals and cultural events – just to name a few!  Stay tuned next week for more fall foliage opportunities.

Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

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Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at LBL with River Days

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – May 28th-30th, water and nature lovers are invited to Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area to experience River Days.  Activities will take place at Woodlands Nature Station (NS) in the Kentucky Portion of LBL. 

Darrin Samborski, Environmental Education Specialist at LBL, invites visitors to celebrate National Wetlands Month and Memorial Day Weekend at LBL.  “We will offer a variety of programs focusing on outdoor skills, river heritage, natural encounters, and folklore about rivers in our region. 

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at LBL with River Days

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at LBL with River Days

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River Cruises Offer Guided Views of Bald Eagles

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Got the winter blues?  Then cast off on a river cruise with Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) staff to search the shores of Kentucky Lake for bald eagles while enjoying the comforts of the CQ Princess luxury yacht. 

The first two cruises of the year are full, but space is still available on Monday, January 17th. Enjoy a delicious meal and relaxing cruise on Kentucky Lake for a unique experience on the CQ Princess. On this three hour cruise, LBL interpreters will tell the story of our nation’s symbol, the bald eagle, as well as help you spot these majestic birds in the wild. «Read the rest of this article»

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LBL Announces Winter 2011 Eagle Viewing Trips

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Bundle up in your favorite sweater to get outdoors and experience the enchanting sights on a bald eagle viewing trip, offered again at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area throughout the winter months. 

Back by popular demand, LBL hosts a weekend of river cruises January 15th-16th, and a special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day cruise January 17th, for up close views of the eagles from the water. 

Despite cold temperatures that usually keep people indoors, bald eagles thrive in winter conditions. What better way to view bald eagles than relaxing on a river cruise in the comforts of the spacious and beautifully appointed CQ Princess?  The 96-foot CQ Princess luxury yacht offers wonderful views from both outside on deck and indoors where it’s toasty warm!  «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting October 22nd

 

Tennessee - Ghosts and goblins take note!  It’s Halloween in Tennessee and there are several “spooky” fun events in store for kids and adults alike!  There also are some great early November events planned in the Middle Tennessee area from rock-climbing workshops to outstanding hikes to honoring our local Veterans!  Visit a Tennessee State Park and enjoy the colors, sounds and beauty of fall!

Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the fall. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

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