A familiar scene for those who enjoy the greenbelts of Oak Ridge. The North Ridge Trail was conceived of and developed by TCWP.
Hikers, paddlers, nature enthusiasts, scientists, and concerned citizens are among TCWP members
Achieving and perpetuating protection of natural lands and waters by means of public ownership, legislation, or cooperation of the private sector
Public participation and education through trail maintenance, naturalist-led hikes, and natural science programs are a continuing effort within TCWP
The Obed Wild and Scenic River is one of TCWP’s greatest protection achievements. The view from Lilly Bluff Overlook remains unspoiled

TCWP seeks to protect and provide habitats for flora and fauna in an increasingly developed world

Upcoming Events

Aug
22
Sat
9:00 amUT Arboretum Weed Wrangle®@ UT Arboretum
UT Arboretum Weed Wrangle®@ UT Arboretum
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
UT Arboretum Weed Wrangle® @ UT Arboretum
TCWP is cosponsoring a social distanced Weed Wrangle® at the UT Arboretum on Saturday, August 22 at the UT Arboretum from 9am-12 noon. Additional cosponsors are Tennessee Invasive Plant Council (TNIPC), the UT Arboretum Society,[...]
A familiar scene for those who enjoy the greenbelts of Oak Ridge. The North Ridge Trail was conceived of and developed by TCWP.
Hikers, paddlers, nature enthusiasts, scientists, and concerned citizens are among TCWP members
Achieving and perpetuating protection of natural lands and waters by means of public ownership, legislation, or cooperation of the private sector
Public participation and education through trail maintenance, naturalist-led hikes, and natural science programs are a continuing effort within TCWP
The Obed Wild and Scenic River is one of TCWP’s greatest protection achievements. The view from Lilly Bluff Overlook remains unspoiled
Places TCWP seeks to protect provide habitats for flora and fauna in an increasingly developed world

Upcoming Events

Our natural lands and waters are threatened by degradation or development. See how TCWP identifies, researches, and fights these threats.

TCWP maintains trails and controls exotic invasive species to protect areas and provide opportunities for outdoor exercise and fellowship.

TCWP organizes free outings and special events for all to enjoy. Experience Tennessee’s wild lands and waters firsthand.

MISSION: TCWP is dedicated to protecting natural lands and waters by means of public ownership, legislation, or cooperation of the private sector. Our efforts focus on the Cumberland and Appalachian regions of East Tennessee, but may extend to the rest of the state and the nation.
A Guide to the Haw Ridge Canoe Trail

A Guide to the Haw Ridge Canoe Trail

RECREATED FROM A GUIDE TO THE HAW RIDGE CANOE TRAIL FOR THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF OAK RIDGE (1992-93) A family flatwater canoeing area without hazards of competition with power boats (mostly in a large, shallow backchannel area); -Abundant wildlife--herons, ospreys,...

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Stay-at-Home Weed Wrangle

Stay-at-Home Weed Wrangle

While most of us are home under a safer-at-home order, there's no better time to tackle the yard and control those invasive plants. Plants like Honeysuckle Vine, Bush Honeysuckle, Privet, Mimosa, and Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus) may be creeping up along the borders of...

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