Monthly Archives: December 2013

Trees To Trails

Clean Earth Staff chipping donated trees dropped off by visitors at west parking lot on Jan. 15th.     No longer accepting Christmas Trees until December 2014  Clean Earth Collections is donating their time and equipment to turn your trees into mulch for the trails. To make the process safe every tree should meet the following requirements: NO Nails or Bolts NO Metal hooks

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New Year’s Eve Hike at Dyer Observatory

Hiking in the new year. On December 31st at 10pm, 81 hikers joined Rocky Alvey and the staff at Dyer Observatory for a viewing and tour of the observatory.  At 11pm, Ranger Sam King and Park Manager Steve Ward led a hike to the recently acquired, Radnor Lake State Natural Area, 40-acre ridgetop. During 2013 Steve Ward with the help of the Radnor Lake ranger staff, Friends of Radnor Lake Board and staff,  The Land Trust for Tennessee, Roger

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Protecting Radnor Lake

Critical land is now under contract along southwest boundary Bob Martineau, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, recently announced that another key piece of land, adjacent to Radnor Lake State Natural Area, is under contract. This 23.5 acres represents the next step in a 60-acre acquisition on the natural area’s southwestern boundary. In May, the first 40 acres was secured and is now owned by the State of Tennessee.

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