Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will re-open Rushing Bay, Duncan Bay, Duncan Lake, Smith Bay, Fulton/Honker Bay, Honker Lake Refuge, Long Creek Waterfowl Refuge, and portions of Energy Lake on March 16th.
Hematite Lake will also be open March 16th for bank fishing only.
Golden Pond, KY - Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area began its 2014 operations today, Saturday, March 1st, by opening several popular visitor attractions.
The Homeplace, Woodlands Nature Station, and North and South Welcome Stations opened their doors March 1st, along with Energy Lake, Hillman Ferry, and Piney Campgrounds. The Homeplace, Woodlands Nature Station, and North and South Welcome Stations will be open Wednesday through Sunday during March, then open seven days a week beginning April 1st.
Tennessee Department of Health issues Public Health Advisory on Electronic Cigarettes and similar devices
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health today is issuing a public health advisory on electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems.
The advisory urges caution for consumers using or considering the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes and other electronic emissions-producing products. It also addresses concerns about secondhand exposures. «Read the rest of this article»
NASA uses satellites, aircraft, and high-altitude balloons to investigate California’s extreme drought
Written by Tony Phillips
Washington, D.C. – California is supposed to be the Golden State. Make that golden brown.
The entire west coast of the United States is changing color as the deepest drought in more than a century unfolds. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and NOAA, dry conditions have become extreme across more than 62% of California’s land area—and there is little relief in sight.
Golden Pond, KY – Electric, phone, and water services have been restored at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area.
The Administrative Office, Wranglers Campground, and the Golden Pond Visitor Center and Planetarium have reopened. The Elk & Bison Prairie will remain closed until ice-packed road conditions improve. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Disabled veteran and outdoorsman Jason Seaton of East Tennessee dreamed of hearing the distinctive call of bob white quail on his farm again. He ordered trees from the Sevier County Soil Conservation District back in 2008, but they didn’t survive due the drought.
Not one to give up, Seaton and his mother, Beverly, went to the Sevierville Field Office and met with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Soil Conservationist Mitchell Aman, who helped him develop a comprehensive conservation plan. Seaton then applied for and was funded through NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) will host the 4th Annual Sustainable Business Seminar on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at the Golden Pond Visitor Center from 8:30am to 2:30pm.
Business owners interested in improving their current business strategies are encouraged to attend. The cost is $10.00 per person and includes lunch. Late registration is $15.00 after February 14th. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – In February of 1862, “Between the Rivers” was bracing for war. Confederate forces occupied Fort Henry with Federal forces moving up the Tennessee River. Visit Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area to get outdoors and learn more about the American Civil War.
The popular Fort Henry Anniversary Program will take place on Saturday, February 8th from 1:00pm-2:30pm at The Homeplace. «Read the rest of this article»
Providing twice as many Additional Jobs
Clarksville, TN – Local City and County leaders will join White Castle Team members this Friday, January 24th, at noon for a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the opening of a brand-new White Castle restaurant.
The new White Castle, located at 3060 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, will open to the general public on Sunday, January 26th, at 9:00am, and replaces a White Castle originally built in 1999.
Golden Pond, KY – Applications will be available online February 1st, for the first six hunting days of the 2014 Turkey Season at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area.
Quota hunts not only provide unique recreational opportunities within the LBL region, they help maintain a healthy turkey population.
Three quota hunts in both Kentucky and Tennessee during the first portion of the season require a prior application.
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