Volunteers

Over 100 volunteers this week at Radnor Lake State Natural Area work on trails with Ranger Staff

It has been a busy week at Radnor Lake as the ranger staff has worked with over 100 volunteers this week installing mulch on the eastern portion of the Lake Trail with wheelbarrows. Over the past 3 months, the ranger staff has been working with numerous volunteers and volunteer groups to improve the drainage on the eastern half of the Lake Trail by installing gravel/rock on over 1/4 of a mile of trail and then adding 8" of mulch on all of the rock

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National Trails Day at Radnor Lake (June 6th, 2015)

Radnor Lake State Natural Area celebrated National Trails Day on June 6th with a variety of interpretive programs and special volunteer day with our park visitors as part of a statewide celebration by Tennessee State Parks:   6am Sunrise Canoe Float with Ranger Will Peters. 6am Sunrise Harris Ridge Hike with Park Manager Steve Ward At 8am, 50 park volunteers from Hands on Nashville, REI and Friends of Radnor Lake worked with Ranger Sam King

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Deloitte Volunteer Day at Radnor Lake State Natural Area (National Trails Day Weekend 2015)

On June 5th, our partners at Deloitte came to Radnor Lake State Natural Areas as part of their Impact Day to assist the ranger staff on trail projects. Volunteers from Deloitte worked with Ranger Dustin Crowell and SIR Alex Kenney on installing gravel along the Lake Trail and repairing wood fencing, another group of volunteers  assisted Park Manager Steve Ward on our Ganier Ridge reroute project. In addition, our volunteers were treated to a

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May 23, 2015 Volunteer Day

35 volunteers joined the park ranger staff, REI Staff and Friends of Radnor Lake on Saturday, May 23rd for our monthly volunteer day.   Volunteers worked on mulching and repairing fencing along sections of the Lake Trail.  Lunch, bottled water and other supplies were provided by Friends of Radnor Lake and REI. Thank you volunteers for working with us on Memorial Day Weekend!  Please plan on joining us for a special volunteer day on June 6th

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April 25th, 2015 Volunteer Trail Day at Radnor Lake State Natural Area

  On April 25th, 23 volunteers came to Radnor Lake to work with the ranger staff on two projects.  Volunteers hauled mulch down the lake trail with wheelbarrows and helped the ranger staff at the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center.   Lunch from Granny White Market was provided by Friends of Radnor Lake. Thank you to our volunteers and to Friends of Radnor Lake for supporting our volunteer efforts at the natural area!   [caption

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March Volunteer Day at Radnor Lake State Natural Area 2015

For our March Volunteer Day at Radnor Lake yesterday, 41 volunteers came out to work with the staff on removing invasive-exotic plants at the Hideaway Tract near Dyer Observatory. These volunteers worked with SIR Will Peters and Ranger Dustin Crowell removing invasive bush honeysuckle, tree of heaven and privet as part of our resource management goal for 2015 to remove 100 acres of invasive plants from the natural area. Thank you to all the volunteers

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