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Austin Peay State University’s SGI, Tennessee State Parks set “Prescribed Fire” at Dunbar Cave

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a clear October afternoon, 15 acres of restored native prairie at Dunbar Cave State Park in Clarksville, Tennessee, went up in flames. Smoke lifted high over city streets and neighborhoods, while community volunteers and officials with the Tennessee Division of Natural Areas cheered on a well-planned prescribed fire to help promote and enhance native prairie species.  

The restored native prairie before the fire. (APSU)

The restored native prairie before the fire. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for September 28th, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Park has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events are: Dunbar Cave – 1865!, Prairie Volunteer Workday.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 17th-18th, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival, Candlelight Yoga at the Cave, and Unknown Realms.

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

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Austin Peay State University’s Southeastern Grasslands Initiative hosting Volunteer Day at Dunbar Cave

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This Sunday, January 27th, 2019 Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) Southeastern Grasslands Initiative (SGI) will host its inaugural Volunteer Day, from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Dunbar Cave State Park.

Dr. Dwayne Estes, SGI director, gives a tour of local grasslands in 2017. (APSU)

Dr. Dwayne Estes, SGI director, gives a tour of local grasslands in 2017. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for April 8th through April 13th, 2015

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Port Royal History Walk, Dunbar Cave History, Friends of Dunbar Cave Meeting, Bird Hike, Volunteer Day/Mulching Day and The Secret World of Bats.

Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave State Park

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Clarksville’s Native American Cultural Circle to hold 15th Annual Intertribal Powwow at Port Royal this weekend

 

Clarksville, TN – The Native Cultural Circle (NCC) of Clarksville will be holding their 15th annual Intertribal Powwow on October 13th and 14th; the festivities begin around 9:00am on Saturday, and 10:00am on Sunday. The Grand Entry that officially opens each day begins around Noon. Come out and take part in a two day celebration of Native American Culture and traditions. «Read the rest of this article»

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Port Royal State Historic Park to Hold Anniversary Event September 29th

 

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryAdams, TN – Port Royal State Historic Park will host a ribbon-cutting event for exterior restorations of its 1859 Masonic Lodge building on September 29th, beginning at 10:00am. Free and open to the public, the anniversary event will also include 19th century living history opportunities, along with exhibits on the area’s tobacco culture and future plans for the park.

In addition to the ribbon-cutting ceremony, other activities will include a 75th Anniversary presentation by State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath and a presentation on Port Royal – its past, present and future. Attached is the initial communication we shared. «Read the rest of this article»

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Come out and experience another culture right in your back yard with the NCC Powwow

 

Clarksville, TN – The Native Cultural Circle (NCC) of Clarksville will be holding their 14th annual Intertribal Powwow on October 9th and 10th; the festivities begin around 9:00am on Saturday, and 10:00am on Sunday. The Grand Entry that officially opens each day begins around Noon. Come out and take part in a two day celebration of Native American Culture and traditions. «Read the rest of this article»

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Friends of Dunbar Cave Park Donate New Interpretive Signs

 

Clarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave recently donated several new interpretative signs at the park.  The park’s Interpretative Specialist, Amy Wallace said, “We wanted to have something at the cave to interpret what people were seeing when we could not be there to explain it to them.  The idea had come and gone throughout the years, but didn’t get done until the Friends group offered to fund interpretive displays.”

Amy Wallace came up with the topics to be covered and how the information was to be shown.  “I wanted to cover only what could be seen while standing at the cave entrance, so the topics chosen were prehistory (how the cave entrance was used in the distant past), resort era (what were the structures used for?), current times (how that part of the cave is used now) and the lake (what might you see around the lake?)”.

Members of FODC - Michael Fulbright, Meredith Gildrie, Debbie Hamilton, Ken Kearns, Richard Gildrie, Steve Hamilton, Allison Bennett, Jack Bastin, Kim Chandler, Blayne Clements, Suva Bastin, Sally Schiller, and Joe Schiller

Members of FODC - Michael Fulbright, Meredith Gildrie, Debbie Hamilton, Ken Kearns, Richard Gildrie, Steve Hamilton, Allison Bennett, Jack Bastin, Kim Chandler, Blayne Clements, Suva Bastin, Sally Schiller, and Joe Schiller

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Come out and experience another culture right in your back yard with the NCC Powwow

 

Clarksville, TN – The Native Cultural Circle (NCC) of Clarksville will be holding their 13th annual Intertribal Powwow on October 9th and 10th; the festivities begin around 9:00am on Saturday, and 10:00am on Sunday. The Grand Entry that officially opens each day begins around Noon. Come out and take part in a two day celebration of Native American Culture and traditions. «Read the rest of this article»

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