Make birding more accessible

Carol EvansOur Town Outdoors

Birdability presents Because Birding is for Everybody and Every Body, on Thursday, May 27, beginning at 7 p.m. The free virtual event will be presented via Zoom. Birdability is a non-profit organization focused on removing barriers to access for birders with mobility challenges, blindness or low vision, intellectual or developmental disabilities (including autism), mental illness, being deaf or hard of hearing and other health concerns. For more information and to register go here or call 865-583-3967.

Friday, May 28

Big Ridge State Park is hosting a Night Kayak Float beginning at 8 p.m. at the boat dock. Cost is $5. Leisurely paddle around the lake at sunset while a guide teaches about the local wildlife. For more information or to register go here or call 865-992-5523.

Go to OutdoorKnoxville.com to find other activities.

Carol Evans is executive director of Legacy Parks Foundation.

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