BioBlitz set at Douglas Dam

Betsy PickleGet Out & Play

Ordinary people can help scientists, TVA and Discover Life in America identify flora and fauna at Douglas Dam this month.
A BioBlitz is planned from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June …

So much to do, from water to air

Carol EvansGet Out & Play

I’m constantly amazed by the variety of outdoor activities available in our area, but it has really struck me lately how much the infrastructure for two specific interests has grown.
Paddling …

It’s all in a day’s play

Carol EvansGet Out & Play

Thanks to everyone who came out Thursday for our Legacy Parks Foundation open house at the Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center!
We live in a beautiful area, and Legacy Parks HQ is …

Open house to feature fun on the water

Carol EvansGet Out & Play

We’re having a party!
Yep, Legacy Parks Foundation is holding an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the Outdoor Adventure Center, 900 Volunteer Landing Lane.
Come and play on the …

It’s play time on Sutherland

Carol EvansGet Out & Play

If you’re not aiming to be out in nature this weekend, the best place to get out and play is going to be Open Streets Knoxville on Sutherland Avenue.
Scheduled for …

Active Knox sets safe streets discussion

Sandra ClarkGet Out & Play

Active Knox is hosting a public discussion on Thursday, May 23, focused on “Building Safer Streets – Together.”
The panelists are:

Christopher Cherry, a professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental …

Bike in May, get rewards

Carol EvansGet Out & Play

It’s always fun to inject play into work time, but how about the commute?
Break free from the same old routine next Friday, May 17, with the 19th annual Bike to …

I am a fan of Ijams

Carol EvansGet Out & Play

One of our favorite outdoor partners is Ijams Nature Center, a 315-acre park in South Knoxville that has been recognized as one of the top travel destinations in the country.
Ijams …