Monthly Archives: May 2016

Inaugural Mid-South Prairie Symposium (May 26th-27th)
May 25th APSU Mid-South Prairie Symposium pix by S.Ward 2016

The Mid-South Prairie Symposium began on May 25th and runs through May 27 at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville. Speakers from across the country were in attendance, sharing their expertise on the ecology, conservation, restoration and management of native grasslands. Radnor Lake State Natural Area Ranger Staff, Tennessee State Parks Staff, Tennessee Division of Natural Areas Staff and Higher Education Partners (MTSU and Penn State) were

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Naturalist Trail Workshop
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This past Wednesday and Thursday Radnor Lake hosted a “Trail Assessment & Building 101” workshop for members of the Tennessee Naturalist Program. The workshop was led by Michael Meister, the Tennessee State Park Trails & Vista Administrator. The topics included basic trail design, dynamics, construction, problem recognition, and most importantly trail assessment. All members left with a new found sense of the amount of hard work and critical

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The Tennessee Ornithological Society (T.O.S.) Bird Walks
T.O.S. Bird Walk on May 11th, 2016. Pix by S. Ward

The Tennessee Ornithological Society (T.O.S.) wrapped up its Spring 2016 Wednesday Bird Walks at Radnor Lake State Natural Area. Members of T.O.S. led  hikes at Radnor Lake on Wednesday mornings for park visitors this Spring on April 20th, April 27th, May 4th and May 11th.  Special thanks to the T.O.S. Volunteers who led these hikes and for volunteer Scott Block for providing counts after each hike for us to post! [caption id="attachment_5936"

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