Monthly Archives: March 2014

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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Dustin Crowell receives top academic award

Ranger Dustin Crowell (Center) graduated from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Academy today after 8 weeks. Dustin received the top academic award out of 85 officers who graduated today statewide for his outstanding work during his training. Congratulations Dustin and thank you for representing Tennessee State Parks and Radnor Lake so well! [caption id="attachment_2737" align="alignnone" width="300"] Pic L to R: Chief Ranger Shane Petty (TSP), Mike

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Ice Storm Damage at Radnor Lake

  March 2nd, Radnor Lake State Natural Area was not immune to the recent ice storm that hit Middle Tennessee on March 3rd.  Trees have been cleared and power is restored to all facilities at Radnor Lake as of 4:30pm March 4th.     There are several trees down on the 6+ miles of trails at Radnor Lake.  On Tuesday, those trees were surveyed/marked by the ranger staff and they will begin removing those trees early  morning on March 5th.  Given

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