Topic: Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – To protect public health and align with federal, state, and local guidance to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) officials have announced the temporary shutdown of facilities, campgrounds, and developed camping areas for the safety of visitors and staff.
These measures are temporary but effective immediately. A date for reopening recreation areas is currently undetermined.
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area Offering Virtual Services, Limits in Person Operations
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) is limiting in-person operations and implementing virtual services to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities.
Customers needing information are encouraged to call 270.883.1559 or 270.883.1379 during regular business hours for prompt customer service.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is unveiling a new opportunity open to all incoming Governors – Camp R.O.W., a multiday “summer camp” experience focused on building connections with the APSU community.
Land Between the Lakes , KY/TN – The storm Friday created downed trees and power lines blown over at Land Between the Lakes. The U.S. Forest Service continues to assist visitors and address the hazards.
Forest Service crews began accessing damages at 7:00pm Friday as a southeast moving storm brought high winds, lightening and heavy rains Friday evening. Land Between the Lakes staff ask people to postpone visits to the area while crews locate and clear hazards.
101st Airborne Division Soldiers to Commemorate “Hamburger Hill” 50th Anniversary with 31.87-mile Run / Walk
Fort Campbell, KY – On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, several hundred active-duty 101st Airborne Division Soldiers will be joined by almost 80 Vietnam-era U.S. Army Veterans for a 31.87-mile ultramarathon at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as part of their commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Hamburger Hill.
This week marks 50 years since the frontal assault on Hill 937, Dong Ap Bia, Vietnam. The ten-day engagement, more commonly referred to as Hamburger Hill, was fought by U.S. Army Soldiers, including those from the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Marines and the South Vietnamese military.
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – U.S. Forest Service officials at Land Between the Lakes warn visitors of rising lake levels that will close some campgrounds and impact trails.
Piney Campground, Cravens Bay Campground and Smith Bay will close on March 1st. Other campgrounds will have some restrictions.
Visitors are encouraged to exercise caution and use boat ramps at their own risk.
National Weather Service (NWS)
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County, Western Dickson County, Stewart County, Houston County, and Humphreys County that is in effect through early Thursday morning.
At 3:33am CST, Wednesday, February 20th, doppler radar indicated heavy rain and thunderstorms moving across northwest Middle Tennessee. Radar estimates up to 1.5 inches of rain has fallen in this area since yesterday. The additional heavy rainfall this morning will cause minor flooding of roads and low lying areas across the advisory area.
National Weather Service reports Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County
National Weather Service (NWS)
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports possible risk of severe storms Wednesday, February 6th and Wednesday night across Clarksville-Montgomery County and most of Middle Tennessee. The best chance for severe storms is around Clarksville, Dover and Erin.
The primary threat is damaging straight-line winds.
Rain and thunderstorms will become heavier and more widespread tonight and will last into Thursday evening before a strong cold frontal passage.
Dover, TN – HistoriCorps, a national nonprofit dedicated to preserving America’s historic structures, in collaboration with Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, will start restoring the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm from August 12th – September 14th, 2018.
Situated in The Trace, Tennessee, the community has stood the test of time since its inception in the 1850s.
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – This summer, Austin Peay State University’s Foy Fitness and Recreation Center is offering a new summer camp for teens—Govs Outdoors (GO) Teen Camp.
The day camp, which furthers APSU’s commitment to the surrounding community, focuses on getting teens outdoors and offers activities ranging from hiking and biking, to rock climbing and caving, all of which are offered in the Clarksville area.
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