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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)

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Land Between The Lakes Educational Field Trip Grants Available

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY  Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area offers public school districts within 100 miles an opportunity to receive an Educational Field Trip Grant for the 2015-2016 school year. Educators must apply by April 30th, 2015.

Educational Field Trip Grants assist schools in covering costs for transportation; facility admission fees at Woodlands Nature Station, The Homeplace, and Golden Pond Planetarium; program costs; and dorm rental at Brandon Spring Group Center during the 2015-2016 school year.

Puppy is now officially 5 months old here. Her 5 month old birthday was Oct 2nd, 2014. Here she is hanging out next to dad. As you can see she is about 1/2 the size of parents. (Brooke Gilley)

Puppy is now officially 5 months old here. Her 5 month old birthday was Oct 2nd, 2014. Here she is hanging out next to dad. As you can see she is about 1/2 the size of parents. (Brooke Gilley)

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LBL to honor Teachers September 21st and 22nd

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area offers teachers free general admission to several of its day-use facilities during Teacher Appreciation Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 21st and 22nd, 2013.

Land Between The Lakes staff would like to take this opportunity to thank all the educators in our area for the time and energy they spend educating their students. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes Offers Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge Tour

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area is presenting Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge Tour on Saturday, February 11th, 2012, from 9:00am-12:00pm.

Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge, which is managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in Stewart County, TN, provides one of the area’s best wildlife viewing hotspots. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes Facilities Re-Open for 2011 Season

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area begins its 2011 operations on Wednesday March 2nd, by opening several popular visitor attractions.

The Golden Pond Planetarium and North and South Welcome Stations open their doors March 1st, along with Hillman Ferry and Piney Campgrounds.  (After recent improvements, the campground reservation system is now available for use.)  Beginning March 2nd, The Homeplace and Woodlands Nature Station will be open Wednesday through Sunday during March, and then open seven days a week beginning April 1st.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Winter Nature Watch Series at LBL

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area is presenting the second in a new seasonal Nature Watch Series. Winter Wanderers: Eagles & Waterfowl Migration van tours will take place Saturday, January 15th, 2011. 

“Come out and enjoy abundant winter wildlife viewing opportunities in the southern portion of LBL,” said Sharon Waltrip, LBL’s Program Manager for Environmental Education and Interpretation. “This new Nature Watch Series will take outdoor enthusiasts to our region’s hidden corners to witness some of nature’s greatest moments. Stay tuned for more in this exciting new series!” 

Winter Wanderers: Eagles & Waterfowl Migration van tours

Winter Wanderers: Eagles & Waterfowl Migration van tours

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New Nature Watch Series at LBL

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area and Lake Barkley State Resort Park are teaming up to present the first in a new seasonal Nature Watch Series. Pelicans and Prairies will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 30th-31st. 

“Come out and enjoy abundant fall wildlife viewing opportunities at Lake Barkley and LBL,” said Sharon Waltrip, LBL’s Program Manager for Environmental Education and Interpretation. “This new Nature Watch Series will take outdoor enthusiasts to our region’s hidden corners to witness some of nature’s greatest moments, stay tuned for more in this exciting new series.” 

Nature Watch Series; Bull Elk

Nature Watch Series; Bull Elk

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