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National Public Lands Day at Radnor Lake

Pictured Above:  Nissan at RLSNA NPLD. Pix by Vicki Smith   We kicked off NPLD Weekend today at Radnor Lake with our partners at Nissan.  Over 30 volunteers from Nissan spent the first half of the day with Ranger Dustin Crowell mulching the lake trail via wheelbarrow.  Nissan volunteers concluded their day at Radnor with a hike and tour of the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center with Ranger Crowell.   Starting at 2pm, our NPLD Volunteer

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National Public Lands Day Schedule

National Public Lands Day Schedule 2017 Please call 615-373-3467 to register for any programs at time/date listed for each program. Deaf or Hearing Impaired Visitors please contact Park Manager Steve Ward for sign language assistance for any of our programs at Steve.Ward@tn.gov National Public Lands Day - Volunteer Trail Day at Radnor Lake Friday, September 29th (2pm-6pm).  Join the Radnor Lake Staff for this special volunteer day to kick-off Tennessee

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S-130 and S-190 Wildfire Training at Radnor Lake on August 24th, 2017

On August 24th, State Park Rangers across from across the State of Tennessee participated in a wildfire training at Radnor Lake State Natural Area.  Thanks to our partners at Tennessee Division of Forestry, 12 rangers were able to participate in a S-130 Firefighter Training and S-190 Wildland Fire Behavior certification. This training is a requirement for anyone working on wildfire response and/or conducting prescribed burns in Tennessee State Parks.

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RT-130 Wildfire Training Refresher at Radnor Lake (August 23rd, 2017)

On August 23rd, State Park Rangers across from across the State of Tennessee participated in a wildfire training at Radnor Lake State Natural Area.  Thanks to our partners at Tennessee Division of Forestry,  19 rangers from across the State of Tennessee and some of our friends from Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency were able to participate in a RT-130 Firefighter Refresher Training Certification. This training provided instruction in the primary

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2017 Radnor Lake Eclipse Pictures

Picture Above by Kim Barrick   On August 21st, 2017.....over 750 park visitors came to Radnor Lake to view the Big Eclipse!  This unique, once in a lifetime event for many was an opportunity for these park visitors to create a "sense of place" for this event with the park staff.   There are several partners to thanks for helping pull this off:   Radnor Lake Staff-----great job as usual by the park staff.  Thank you each for all the

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Eclipse Information for Radnor Lake

It is finally here........the Big Eclipse is upon us!  The Radnor Lake Staff is ready and looking forward to hosting our 2017 Eclipse Events at Radnor Lake!  The weather forecast is looking very good for this unique event, the following is an update to ensure that our park visitors have the latest information on what to expect tomorrow.   Special thanks to our partners at Vanderbilt-Dyer Observatory for providing orientation training to our

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August Program Schedule

Please call 615-373-3467 to register for any programs at time/date listed for each program. Reservations will be taken until full, however there are no early registrations for programs and/or waiting list for program reservations. Deaf or Hearing Impaired Visitors please contact Park Manager Steve Ward for sign language assistance for any of our programs at Steve.Ward@tn.gov     Sunrise Canoe Float Saturday, August 5th at 6am.  Join Park

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Jr. Ranger Intern Program Session 3

Our 3rd Session of our Junior Ranger Intern Program at Radnor Lake concluded on Saturday, July 29, 2017. 14 interns (13-17 years old) worked with the park staff on numerous projects around the natural area.   Now in our 15th year of this program, the Jr. Ranger Intern Program creates an internship opportunity for these youth to work with state park rangers on trail projects at Radnor Lake, increase their exposure to environmental education programs

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July 4th Canoe Floats at Radnor Lake

22 park visitors attended two floats by the park ranger staff this morning at Radnor Lake  (6am and 8am) to kick-off the 4th of July Holiday.  Interpretive canoe floats at Radnor Lake run thru Labor Day with our next round of ranger-led floats to be posted by the end of the day on Thursday, July 6th. [caption id="attachment_6892" align="alignnone" width="300"] 6am July 4th Pix by Ranger Paul Schauer 2017[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6890"

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Birds of Prey Training at the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center at Radnor Lake (June 27th and 28th, 2017)

On June 27th and 28th, 2017 the Radnor Lake Staff participated in two days of birds of prey training by our partners at Wings to Soar. This training was conducted by Dale Kernahan and John Stokes with the non-profit organization, Wings to Soar who have worked with the ranger staff at the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center at Radnor Lake over the past 3+ years. Wings to Soar is a non-profit organization that cares for and educates with

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