Monthly Archives: December 2015

Visitors with Special Needs Training at Radnor Lake State Natural Area
ADA-Sensitivity-Training-on-Dec.-21st,-2015.  Picture by Steve Ward

On Monday, December 21st Radnor Lake State Natural Area hosted a Visitors with Special Needs Training by ADA Coordinator Isaac Okoreeh-Baah.  The entire ranger staff at Radnor Lake along with Tennessee State Parks Trails & Vista Administrator Michael Meister and Canoe/Swiftwater Instructor Jim McCool attended this training. This training funded by a grant/donation thru Friends of Radnor Lake by Trish and Shelly Krizelman specifically for 6

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Old Christmas Trees Make Trails at Radnor Lake

By Jen French, Saturday, December 26, 2015 What's left of Christmas trees have paved the trails of Radnor Lake for more than a decade minus the ornaments. Yelling 'timber' in the peaceful park of Randor Lake doesn't mean a tree's life is over. Clean Earth Collections is turning leftover holiday lumber into leisurely trails by mulching them. The woodchips start forming walkways every year in late January. Click here for the WZTV, FOX 17 news story.

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Recycle programs give Christmas trees new life

by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean Once the eggnog is gone and the presents are unwrapped consider giving your real Christmas tree another life by donating it to the Trees to Trails Collection program at Radnor Lake State Natural Area.... Click here to read the Tennessean article.

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Bald Eagle at Radnor Lake (December 26th, 2015)
Mature Bald Eagle on Radnor Lake Dec. 26th, 2015 by Bob Belser

Beginning on December 23rd, a mature bald eagle has been seen at Radnor Lake by park visitors and the park ranger staff. Since that time, park rangers have been conducting spotting scope programs along Otter Creek Road and on the new observation deck on the Lake Trail for park visitors. Several of our regular park visitors, such as Bob Belser have been able to capture some photos of the eagle.  Thank you Bob for sharing your photos! 

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Volunteers tally Nashville birds in annual Christmas count
Pileated Woodpecker by Don Horne

The Tennessean, by Holly Meyer, 6:45 p.m. CST December 19, 2015 Click for a great article in The Tennessean regarding bird species at Radnor Lake State Natural Area.

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Winter 2015
Friends of Radnor Lake at West Parking Area (December 12, 2015)
FORL at West Parking Area on December 12th, 2015. Pix by S.Ward

Friends of Radnor Lake in the West Parking Area on December 12th, 2015 selling calendars and Radnor Lake t-shirts.

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