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Clarksville Parks and Recreation, Northeast High School ROTC plant trees at Billy Dunlop Park

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department staff and 16 Northeast High School ROTC students teamed to plant 25 trees at Billy Dunlop Park.

A matching grant from the State of Tennessee’s Agricultural Enhancement Program paid for the trees, which will serve as a riparian buffer to protect the park’s riverbank from erosion.

The riparian buffer, planted February 15th, 2020 is one piece of a larger improvement project at Billy Dunlop Park that includes renovations to the pavilion and accessible restrooms.

Northeast High ROTC Students volunteer to plant trees along riverbank at Billy Dunlop.

Northeast High ROTC Students volunteer to plant trees along riverbank at Billy Dunlop.

The park is expected to reopen in early April.

An additional volunteer-led tree planting is scheduled for March 22nd.

For information visit ClarksvilleParksRec.com or email

16 Northeast High School ROTC students helped Clarksville Parks and Recreation plant 25 trees at Billy Dunlop Park.

16 Northeast High School ROTC students helped Clarksville Parks and Recreation plant 25 trees at Billy Dunlop Park.

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeClarksville Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of indoor/outdoor programs, facilities, nature activities and entertainment events for people living in Clarksville, Montgomery County and Fort Campbell. These free or reasonably priced, year-round experiences help residents enhance their health, wellness, and social engagement — resulting in a stronger, better community.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.

To learn more call 931.645.7476.


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