Get Out & Play: National Public Lands Day

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This Saturday marks the 25th annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD). What is NLPD, anyway?  NPLD was established by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), a nonprofit organization that was chartered …

Get Out & Play: Monarch migration

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The monarch butterflies have begun their yearly migration through East Tennessee. This beautiful insect is admired for its flamboyant orange and black coloring and unique migration cycle. Not only are …

Get Out & Play: Float Beaver Creek

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Beaver Creek is a tributary of the Clinch River that flows 86.5 miles from Halls through Powell, all the way to Hardin Valley. Until recently, the creek has been mostly unnavigable due to lack of …

Get Out & Play: Disc Golf

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An activity designed to be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities, disc golf is growing in popularity. The game is played much like traditional golf, but instead of a …