Let the mowing season begin!

Mike DonilaFun Outdoors

Next week, lawnmowing season begins, and our crews are sharpening the blades, changing the oil and replacing the belts. It’s gonna get loud out there!
In addition, crews are dragging and …

Plan for a goldfinch-friendly yard

Karin BeuerleinFun Outdoors

Let’s talk goldfinches.
Generally speaking, the best way to bring a variety of birds into your backyard is to improve the quality of the overall ecosystem, rather than picking a bird species …

Spring-like weather ramps up progress

Mike DonilaFun Outdoors

The Knox County Parks and Recreation Department is introducing a new Hide and Seek program that officials hope will combine social distancing with physical activity, fun and – potentially – …