Aviary Education Center Articles

Barbara J.Mapp Aviary Center at Radnor Lake

Radnor Lake received their permit from Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency today to start accepting birds of prey for the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center. Picture left to right:  Ranger Sam King, Walter Cook (TWRA) and SIR Will Peters at Aviary #1  

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WSMV Aviary News Feature

WSMV featured a story about Radnor Lake and the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center.   WSMV Channel 4

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The Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center

By Charley Hankla As we all who love Radnor Lake know, there are many special moments that we remember as we walk, run, roll or bike through the Natural Area. I can recall my very first hike on the Lake Trail at Radnor Lake — I saw a red fox! I haven’t seen one since that early Saturday morning in 1986 and just don’t get to spend much time on the trails, as I am one of those ‘dog people’ relegated to walking on the road. Another memorable

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The Aviary: A Special Legacy

by Norm Miede, Executive Director, The Barbara J. Mapp Foundation. Barbara Mapp loved animals and avidly supported animal causes throughout her life. The Barbara J. Mapp Foundation is her wonderful legacy in pursuit of this noble mission, and it is hard to imagine a more worthy example of that legacy than the future Aviary Education Center at Radnor Lake which bears her name. It started three years ago when a mutual friend, Barrett Sutton, initially

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Green Hills News Aviary Press Release

Radnor lake visitors to get a bird's eye view in aviary. by Jenny Upchurch, Associate Editor, Green Hills News To read the article, click here to open a PDF.

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