Topic: Billy Dunlop park
Clarksville, TN – After a 6-month renovation project, Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park will reopen with an improved pavilion and extensive landscaping designed to protect the riverbank from erosion.
The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host a ribbon-cutting event on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at 9:00am at the park, 1930 East Boyscout Road. After the ceremony, the park will be reopened to the public.
Visitors will find major improvements to the park’s large pavilion, which got structural repairs, a new roof, siding and stone pillars. Other upgrades include new picnic tables, a grill and modern, fully accessible restrooms.
Clarksville, 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.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s winter trout stocking program resumes at selected locations as the New Year begins and will continue through the middle portion of March.
The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers to fishing.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has released its 2019-20 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters through March.
The restocking of Billy Dunlop Park in Clarksville set for December 11th, 2019 and February 6th, 2020 has been postponed due to construction until March.
Clarksville, TN – CDE Lightband continues to make progress in restoring power to Clarksville customers, reporting at 1:00pm Monday that about 5,800 homes and businesses remained without power after a severe storm Saturday afternoon knocked out service to more than 30,000 customers.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports Billy Dunlop Park, located at 1930 East Boyscout Road, is temporarily closed for renovations. The park is expected to re-open at the end of February.
Closures include the Blueway access points used by the public and rental vendors along the West Fork Red River at Billy Dunlop Park and Robert Clark Park.
Improvements include planting a riparian, or river bank, barrier at the river bed to help with erosion and renovations to the pavilion to include ADA Accessible restrooms.
For up-to-date information, visit www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report Ricky Fletcher was just located on a river bank near Allen Griffey Road. The river bank is very steep and he was unable to climb up on his own, but he is safe and unharmed and rescue operation is underway.
Fletcher went missing between 6:00pm and 7:00pm while tubing at Billy Dunlop Park.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has lined up a full schedule of camps and programs for youths of all ages for this summer. Parents are reminded that registration numbers are limited for all camps, so register early.
Registration is available online at www.CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec or in person at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation office, recreation centers and pools.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department says millions of Americans will join National Park Trust on May 18th to honor America’s parks and public lands by attending park events in celebration of Kids to Parks Day, observed each year on the third Saturday in May.
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Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer the following homesteading classes in the coming weeks.
How to Make a Seed Bomb will be held from 10:00am to noon, Saturday, April 13th at Billy Dunlop Park. Clarksville City Forester Kathrine Killebrew will teach participants how to make seed bombs and use them to grow flowers.
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