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TWRA Fishing Rodeo big hit with Clarksville Youth

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) partnered once again with Clarksville Parks and Recreation to host its annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

TWRA’s Nate Thompson talked about the event and why it’s important to his agency and the community it serves.

“TWRA has been doing this for at least 15 years, that’s longer than I’ve been here,” Thompson said. “This year we have at least 200 kids signed up. Today’s rodeo just gives them that fishing experience, and for many of them, it’s their first time.”

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency held its annual Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park on Saturday, June 8th, 2019.

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency held its annual Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park on Saturday, June 8th, 2019.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation closes Liberty Park Pond for TWRA Fishing Rodeo

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has closed Liberty Park pond this week while it’s being prepared for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Youth Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, June 8th, 2019.

More than 200 kids took park in last year's TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

More than 200 kids took park in last year’s TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

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TWRA, Clarksville Parks and Recreation annual Youth Fishing Rodeo set for June 8th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – The  Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has announced that the 2019 Free Fishing Day in Tennessee when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters is this Saturday, June 8th.

TWRA and Clarksville Parks and Recreation will be holding their annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park’s pond on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 from 7:00am to 9:30am.

Over 300 participants are expected. The age limit for the event is 0 to 16 years of age.

More than 200 kids took park in last year's TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

More than 200 kids took park in last year’s TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

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Clarksville Police Union held “Cops and Bobbers”, Saturday

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The annual “Cops and Bobbers” sponsored by the Clarksville Police Union #18 was held on Saturday, May 18th, 2019. The weather was perfect for the event.

There were approximately 50 children who came out and enjoyed an opportunity to fish in the Liberty Park pond. Each of the children were given a fishing pole, tackle, and bait to try out their fishing skills.

Kids had a great time at Saturday's "Cops and Bobbers" event. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

Kids had a great time at Saturday’s “Cops and Bobbers” event. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

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Austin Peay State University to put on science demonstrations at Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Mr. Incredible and his super-suit wearing colleague Frozone could learn a trick or two this Saturday from Austin Peay State University (APSU) scientists and students at Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Movies in the Park.

Austin Peay scientists will crush two sealed steel drums at Movies in the Park on May 25th. (APSU)

Austin Peay scientists will crush two sealed steel drums at Movies in the Park on May 25th. (APSU)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department releases 2019 May-August Activity Guide

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department as released their new 2019 May-August Activity Guide. The guild offers details about more than 150 programs and events, a detailed map showing all 48 of the department’s parks, trails and facilities, and information about rentals for private functions.

2019 Clarksville Parks and Recreation May-August Activity Guide lists programs, events for the entire family.

2019 Clarksville Parks and Recreation May-August Activity Guide lists programs, events for the entire family.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts proclaims May 18th Kids to Parks Day

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department says millions of Americans will join National Park Trust on May 18th to honor America’s parks and public lands by attending park events in celebration of Kids to Parks Day, observed each year on the third Saturday in May.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts proclaims May Bicycle Month

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has proclaimed May as Bicycle Month in Clarksville and encourages all citizens to give biking a try.

There are many reasons to promote bicycle ridership in Clarksville.

Free Friday Clarksville BCycle access encourages citizens to ride a bike.

Free Friday Clarksville BCycle access encourages citizens to ride a bike.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports Playground at Liberty Park reopens

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the playground at Liberty Park located at 1188 Cumberland Drive has reopened to the public.

The playground has been closed to replace the mulch after heavy rains caused flooding.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation replaces mulch at the Liberty Park Playground after flooding.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation replaces mulch at the Liberty Park Playground after flooding.

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Clarksville Building and Codes director Mike Baker to Retire

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Building & Codes Director Mike Baker will retire June 30th, 2019 after more than 20 years with the department, the past seven years as director.

Baker began with Building & Codes in 1999 as a building inspector, in part to help the City manage the impact of the January 1999 tornado that damaged or destroyed dozens of buildings across the city, especially downtown.

Clarksville Building & Codes director Mike Baker has announced he will retire on June 30th, after 20 years with the department. Director led department during time of dramatic growth.

Clarksville Building & Codes director Mike Baker has announced he will retire on June 30th, after 20 years with the department. Director led department during time of dramatic growth.

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