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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for January 9th through January 13th, 2015

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Volunteer Day, Lake Trail Walk, Port Royal History Walk, Bird Hike at Port Royal, Cave Entrance Use, and Day to Night Hike.

Geese at Dunbar Cave State Park

Geese at Dunbar Cave State Park

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Recycle you Christmas Tree at Dunbar Cave State Park

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – From now through January 10th, the Friends of Dunbar Cave will accept your used Christmas trees for their Trees to Trails project.

The trees will be turned to mulch and will be spread on the dam trail. Please ensure that all decorations have been removed and that they are tinsel-free. The drop-off location will be in the park’s parking lot.

Dunbar Cave State Park is located at 401 Old Dunbar Cave Road, Clarksville Tennessee.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Urges Fire Safety for Christmas Trees

 

Video show hazards posed by dry trees

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans with natural, fresh-cut Christmas trees to keep them in water because of the fire risk posed when they are allowed to dry out.

“Properly maintaining a cut Christmas tree’s moisture content by keeping it in water significantly reduces the chance that its needles will dry out and pose a fire hazard,” said Gary West, deputy commissioner of the Fire Prevention Division, Department of Commerce and Insurance.

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LBL offering Free Cedar Christmas Trees until December 24th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Free Christmas tree permits for Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will be available online at www.landbetweenthelakes.us, under Reservations and Permits began November 28th. Permits, maps, and cutting guidelines may be obtained online anytime.

The public may also obtain a permit from the Land Between The Lakes Administrative Office, 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday from now until noon on December 24th. Permits are not available at Golden Pond Visitor Center. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office urges Christmas Tree fire safety

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans with natural, fresh-cut Christmas trees in their homes to take care to keep them in water because of the fire risk posed when they are allowed to dry out.

“Properly maintaining a cut Christmas tree’s moisture content of more than 100 percent by keeping it in water significantly reduces the chance that its needles will dry out and pose a fire hazard,” State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak says.

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Clarksville Downtown Merchants sponsoring Open House Saturday November 2nd

 

Historic Downtown ClarksvilleClarksville, TN -  The businesses in Historic Downtown Clarksville invite you to their Annual Downtown Open House event this Saturday, November 2nd, during regular business hours.  The retail businesses are gearing-up for the holiday season and hope you will be among those who have pledged to “shop local” this year.  Most businesses will be participating with special events, refreshments and door prizes.

Rogate’s Boutique will be hosting its first ever Waxing Poetic Trunk Show.  Samples of their sterling charms and chains will be available.  With a $50.00 purchase of Waxing Poetic merchandise, you will be registered to win a beautiful sterling necklace, valued at $249.00.  In addition, all costume jewelry (excludes Waxing Poetic) will be 20% off during open house.

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Downtown Clarksville Tennessee

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Winter Market this Friday, November 1st at Smith Trahern Mansion

 

UT Extension OfficeClarksville, TN – It is going to be cooler and not supposed to be raining. That is good because we are moving outside for this Friday November 1st only.

Come shop the vendors, especially our fall vegetables were glorious last week and most everyone plans to be back Friday. «Read the rest of this article»

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Dunbar Cave State Park Recycling Your Christmas Trees

 

Clarksville, TN – The staff and Friends of Dunbar Cave State Park are asking for your family to drop off your Christmas tree so it can be recycled into mulch for the parks trails.

Please drop off your tree, free of all decorations and tinsel, at the park’s parking lot anytime between now and 11:00am, January 5th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office urges fire safety for Christmas trees

 

Videos show hazards posed by the holiday fixture if left to dry out

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans with natural, fresh-cut Christmas trees in their homes to take care to keep them in water, because of the fire risk posed when they are allowed to dry out.

“The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that there is an estimated annual average of 230 home structure fires that begin with Christmas trees,” State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak says. “Properly maintaining a cut Christmas tree’s moisture content of more than 100 percent by keeping it in water significantly reduces the chance that its needles will dry out and pose a fire hazard.”

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Local Foods from Local Folks Make Great Gifts for Loved Ones and Local Businesses

 

Pick Tennessee ProductsNashville, TN – Shoppers who seek out local fare for gifts and their own holiday celebrations are part of a growing national movement to patronize small businesses.

One popular resource for Tennesseans is www.picktnproducts.org , a site maintained by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture as a free service to help consumers connect with local farmers and makers of farm-related products. «Read the rest of this article»

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