Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Get an up-close look at birds, bugs, snakes, turtles, and more during Cool Critters Day at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes, Saturday, July 11th, 2015, from 10:00am-4:00pm. Event admission is $5.00 per person; ages 4 and under are free. All programs are included with admission.
See live tropical birds up-close, pose for a picture with a snake, touch a tarantula, and stare down a snapping turtle.
Clarksville, TN – It’s well known that healthy eating habits can promote better overall health within the body, as well as alleviate a number of diet-related illnesses and diseases.
According to a new examination of the eating habits of 2,366 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey participants, those who eat more fruits and vegetables might also have better hearing — even if they’re exposed to more noise.
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – People wanting a more traditional celebration on the Fourth of July, will find one full of historical fun at the Homeplace 1850’s Working Farm and Living History Museum in Land Between The Lakes.
Celebrate Independence Day from 1:00pm-4:00pm on Saturday, July 4th, with races, skillet tossing, horse shoes, old-time music, toys, and games.
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers provide their annual list of safe habits to follow while recreating outdoors during one of the busiest times of the year–summer.
“We want everyone to have fun while they’re here,” explains Forest Service Law Enforcement Patrol Captain, Duane Cameron, “and often times practicing safe habits can make all the difference in the world.”
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will hold a public listening session on Tuesday, June 16th, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm at the Stewart County Visitor Center in Dover, Tennessee.
Members of the public will be able to share their thoughts, ideas, and concerns at this public gathering with the Forest Service leadership team that manages the area.
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Homeplace 1850’s Farm at Land Between The Lakes hosts the Pickin’ Party Old-time Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 13th and 14th. Visitors are encouraged to bring their instruments for jamming sessions throughout both days.
Festival and farm admission is $7.00 ages 13 and up, $5.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Non Profit Organizations to start Campaign to Save Monarch Butterflies
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is among the organizations launching a campaign to help save monarch butterflies.
The TWRA, along with the National Wildlife Federation, Tennessee Wildlife Federation (TWF), Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation (TennGreen), Mississippi River Corridor (MRC) and The Nature Conservancy are partnering with Roundstone Native Seed Company in an effort to save the butterflies.
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – On Saturday, June 13th, in honor of National Get Outdoors Day, Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will waive admission fees to Woodlands Nature Station. The Nature Station opens at 10am and closes at 5:00pm.
Visitors can experience the native gardens and learn about the rescued animals in the Nature Station’s backyard.
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Families visiting Woodlands Nature Station now have a new way to discover the forest. Agents of Nature is a free, mobile game that kids play at the Nature Station and surrounding trails to trigger nature-based challenges using a tablet or smartphone.
You’ll need to download the mobile app and the Land Between The Lakes “mission site” at home or on a Wi-Fi hotspot. There are more than 20 mission sites across the United States and Canada, including the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Endurance-Plus will sponsor the White Lightning mountain bike race Sunday, June 7th, at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Online registration will be available at www.bikereg.com/white-lightning-xc through June 4th at 11:00pm.
Online registrants will receive $10.00 off race day price. Onsite registration will be available Sunday, June 7th, beginning at 7:30am.
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