2017 Spring Program Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, reservations for activities open at 10am on the Monday before the program and will be taken until it is full. Program registration is first come, first serve and there are no waiting list, nor early registration before the posted date for our interpretive programs. Please call 373-3467 to sign up.

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

Tennessee Ornithological Society Spring 2017 Bird Walks

 

Thanks to our friends at the Nashville Chapter of The Tennessee Ornithological Society (T.O.S.), the Wednesday Spring Bird Walks will be offered on the following dates at Radnor Lake State Natural Area: April 19th, April 26th, May 3rd and May 10th.

 

All walks begin at 7:30am in the West Parking lot in front of the Walter Criley Visitors Center.

 

 

Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center

 

Wednesday, April 19th (7am-1pm), Saturday April 22nd (1pm-7pm), Wednesday April 16th (7am-1pm), Saturday, April 29th (1pm-7pm)  Hike to the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Center at Radnor Lake to walk the 150’ boardwalk to view our 5 birds of prey, new turtle tank display and our venomous and non-venomous snakes at the center. Reservations are not required.

 

 

Volunteer for Earth Day at Radnor Lake 2017

Friday, April 21st (1pm-4pm). Come work with the park ranger staff on this special volunteer opportunity as we work on improving our trails and removing exotic-invasive plants at Radnor Lake on this Friday afternoon. Registration is required for this special volunteer day. For more information, please contact Lyndy Maness at lyndy.maness@tn.gov.

 

 

Earth Day at Radnor Lake State Natural Area 2017

Birds of Prey Program at the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Center:

Saturday, April 22nd (2pm-3pm): Join Park Ranger Dustin Crowell for a birds of prey program at the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center. This program will include a tour of the aviary center and a birds of prey program with bald eagle #2.  No registration necessary.

 

Snakes of Radnor Lake:

Saturday, April 22nd (4pm-5pm): Join Park Ranger Paul Schauer for an interpretive program on the snakes of Radnor Lake. This program will include venomous and non-venomous snakes at the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center. No registration necessary.

 

Introduction to Birding Walk at Radnor Lake

Saturday, April 29th (7am-9am): Join Park Ranger Dustin Crowell and Ranger Matthew Bowling for a power point program at the Walter Criley Visitor Center and hike on the Lake Trail. Registration required and begins on April 24th at 10am.

 

 

 

 Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is committed to principles of equal opportunity, equal access and affirmative action. Contact EEO/AA Coordinator at 1-888-867-7455 or the ADA coordinator at 1-866-253-5827 for further information.  Hearing impaired callers may use the Tennessee Relay Service at 1-800-848-0298.