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Land Between The Lakes to hold Teacher Appreciation Weekend


Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand 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.

An interpreter seen here making an old-fashioned rug on the porch at LBL's The Homeplace. (Land Between the Lakes)

An interpreter seen here making an old-fashioned rug on the porch at LBL’s The Homeplace. (Land Between the Lakes)

“We support area educators and all they do for their students,” says Sharon Waltrip, Environmental Education Program Manager. “We invite teachers and their families to visit our day-use facilities, see what we have to offer, and pick up an educator resource packet. Our environmental education programs encourage critical thinking and hands-on learning about nature, history, and space.”

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Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at or call toll-free at 1.800.LBL.7077 or local at 270.924.2000. For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to

To subscribe to the official electronic newsletter, send an email to . Land Between The Lakes official Twitter accounts include @LBLScreechOwl, @LBLNature, @LBLHomeplace, and @LandBtwnLakes, and Pinterest Photos are available on Flickr for downloading at

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.




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