Author Archive of Tscott

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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Fall 2013
2014 Calendars now $10

Friends of Radnor Lake presents “Sanctuary.” A 2014 wall calendar with images by nature photographer Robin Conover. Each month includes an image that captures the wildlife, wildflowers or the seasons changing at Radnor Lake. The natural area is a hidden gem in the midst of bustling Music City. By purchasing the Friends of Radnor Lake’s wall calendar you will help to ensure the protection of this beautiful place. All proceeds go directly to

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40 Acres, 40 Hikes, 40 Days

Radnor Lake park manager Steve Ward in partnership with Friends of Radnor Lake, The Land Trust For Tennessee and Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory lead hikes from October 1-November 12 to one of the last remaining undeveloped hillsides overlooking Brentwood.  This beautiful, panoramic 40 acres was recently put under state protection forever, giving watershed and viewshed protection to Radnor Lake. View pictures from past hikes: 40 Hikes in 40 Days Gallery

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Summer 2013
Spring 2013