Land Betweeen the Lakes, KY/TN – The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm will make early Scots-Irish traditions come to life during Snap Apple Night Saturday, October 17th, 6:00pm-8:30pm at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Doors open at 5:30pm.
The Homeplace takes on a magical and mysterious atmosphere during Snap Apple Night. Relax around a blazing bonfire where master storytellers, Robert Valentine and Jamie Futrell, entertain with eerie tales.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Trick or treat on the “wild side” at the 21st Annual Howl-O-Ween program, Saturday, October 24th, from 1:00pm-4:30pm at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Join Nature Station guides on a ¼ mile woodland walk during this non-scary, daytime event all about nocturnal animals.
Tickets go on sale at 12:00pm and cost $5.00 per person ages 5 and up, free for ages 4 and under. Nature Station admission included with purchase. First tour leaves at 1:00pm; last tour leaves at 4:00pm.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station invites families to join in the fun from 10:00am-5:00pm at the Outdoor Kids Festival Saturday and Sunday, October 10th and 11th, 2015.
Spend Columbus Day Weekend learning outdoor skills, both old-fashioned and modern, at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Nature Station admission is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum celebrates its 37th Anniversary, Saturday-Monday, October 10th, 11th, and 12th, 2015.
The Homeplace will host Stewart County Arts and Heritage Council’s “Tennessee Wilderness River Region Quilt Festival,” a quilting bee, woodstove cooking, and more. General admission to the Homeplace is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, began in Tennessee September 25th, 2015.
“Control of raccoon rabies is vital to public health. We are pleased to be part of this important and effective program to reduce rabies in wildlife, which helps prevent transmission to people, pets and livestock,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – With more than 151,000 acres of primarily hardwood forest, Land Between The Lakes is the perfect place to enjoy autumn colors. The public is encouraged to drive the public access roads or hike, bike, ride on horseback or ATVs on hundreds of miles of designated trails while enjoying the cooler days and changing seasons.
“Temperature, light, and water supply trigger the natural process that cause leaves to turn from green to the stunning display of colors seen during the fall,” says Yvonne Helton, Silviculturist at Land Between The Lakes.
Land Between The Lakes, KY/TN – Beginning this September, Every Kid in a Park passes will be honored at Woodlands Nature Station and Homeplace 1850s Working Farm. Kids in the 4th grade can go to www.everykidinapark.gov, complete an educational activity, and get their pass.
Passes are good for the 4th grade student and up to three adults, plus family members age 15 and under for free entry to these facilities. Passes are valid until August 31st, 2016. Original pass must be presented.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Teachers will receive free general admission to the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, Golden Pond Planetarium, and Woodlands Nature Station on Saturday, September 19th and Sunday, September 20th at Land Between The Lakes.
Current and retired teachers, home educators, and their immediate families qualify for free entry. A letter printed on school letterhead, a school faculty ID card, or home educator identification should be presented at each site.
Consumer Reports Tests shows Conventional Ground Beef Twice as Likely to Contain Superbugs as Sustainable Beef
Yonkers, NY – In Consumer Reports new tests of ground beef, 18 percent of the beef samples from conventionally-raised cows contained dangerous superbugs resistant to three or more classes of antibiotics used to treat illness in humans compared with just 9 percent of beef from samples that were sustainably produced.
Consumer Reports’ investigation comes as food poisonings are striking an estimated 48 million people in the U.S. each year with beef being a top cause of outbreaks. «Read the rest of this article»
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum will gather traditional trades and crafts people to share knowledge of vanishing folk art skills at the annual 1850s Homeplace Trades Fair on Labor Day weekend at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.
The trades fair will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 5th and 6th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Admission is $5.00 ages 13 and older, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.
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