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Friends of Dunbar Cave’s Spring Fling event to be held May 10th, 2014

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave have announced the schedule for this year’s Spring Fling event to be held (rain or shine) on May 10th, 2014.  All activities begin at the Visitor’s Center and are free of charge.  Snacks will be provided for a modest donation. Children must supervised by an adult.

Come out and enjoy a day of free, family fun.

Reptiliacs at Dunbar Cave's Spring Fling

Reptiliacs at Dunbar Cave’s Spring Fling

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Dunbar Cave’s Spring Fling Schedule Announced

 

Dunbar Cave State Natural AreaClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave have finalized the schedule for this year’s Spring Fling slated to take place rain or shine on Saturday, May 4th.

Come out and enjoy a day of free, family fun.  A bird hikes with the Warioto Audubon  Society, wild flower hike led by APSU botanist Rob Shepard and a trail hike led by Suva Batsin from our local chapter of the Tennessee Trails Association.

Reptiliacs at Dunbar Cave's Spring Fling

Reptiliacs at Dunbar Cave’s Spring Fling

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Dunbar Cave’s Spring Fling Schedule Released

 

Dunbar Cave State ParkClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave have finalized the schedule for this year’s Spring Fling slated to take place rain or shine on Saturday, May 5th.

Come out and enjoy a day of free, family fun.  A bird hikes with the Warioto Audubon  Society, wild flower hike led by APSU botanists and a trail hike led by Suva Batsin from our local chapter of the Tennessee Trails Association.

Reptiliacs at Dunbar Cave

Reptiliacs at Dunbar Cave

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Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave This Saturday

 

Dunbar Cave seen from across Swan LakeClarksville, TN – This Saturday, May 7th, the Friends of Dunbar Cave (FODC) are putting on their annual Spring Fling event.  FODC is anticipating a good turnout and has planned lots of free activities for the whole family. 

Readers may remember that last year Spring Fling was on the weekend of the historic flood.  We are hoping that Mother Nature is more co-operative this year.  But rain or shine, bring the family out for a good time!

Crowd watches Save Our American Raptors (SOAR)

Crowd watches Save Our American Raptors (SOAR)

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Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave this Saturday

 

Save the Date!  This Saturday, May 1st, is the Annual Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave State Park. Outdoor activities for the entire family start at 7:00 am with a Bird Hike and ends with canoeing on Swan Lake in the afternoon.

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Audubon program explores relationship between bird movement and global warming

 
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Dr. Greg Butcher

Dr. Greg Butcher, Director of Bird Conservation at the National Audubon Society, will address the relationship between bird movement and global warming during a special program Thursday evening at the APSU Sunquist Science Complex, Room E103A, at 7:30  p.m.

Dr. Butcher’s program, “Bird Movement Reveals Global Warming Threat In Action,” is sponsored by the Warioto Audubon Chapter and the APSU Center for Excellence in Field Biology. The event is free and refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the event. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Dunbar’s Spring Fling: Celebrating nature, wildlife and outdoor exploration

 

The annual Spring Fling, a celebration of nature, wildlife and outdoor exploration, will be held at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area on Saturday, April 26, rain or shine. All activities begin at the visitor center and are free of charge. The start times of some programs may overlap, and children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Donations accepted. Food, Tee shirts, and membership to Friends of Dunbar Cave can be purchased during the day.

Schedule of events:

7:00-8:30 am – Early Morning Bird Hike: Hike the trails at the park; watch and identify birds with members of the Warioto Audubon Chapter. Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them.

8:45-9:45 am – Backpacking with Tennessee Trail Association: Merri Hinton, an experienced backpacker and long-distance hiker, will demonstrate the needed equipment for backpacking, day hiking and camping.

8:45-9:45 am – Bluebirds in your Backyard: Duane Rice, local Audubon Society leader and bluebird expert will talk about how to host Eastern Bluebirds around your home and property. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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