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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Take the iNaturalist City Challenge April 24-27

Take the iNaturalist City Challenge April 24-27

Here is something fun to do during April 24-27. Participate in the iNaturalist City Challenge 2020. The City Nature Challenge is an international competition between cities to see who can observe the most wildlife in a four-day period. It’s a bioblitz that happens all...

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Oak Ridge Nature Walks Scheduled

Oak Ridge Nature Walks Scheduled

On the Oak Ridge Reservation, located in east Tennessee, over 1100 vascular plants, 72 fish, 34 mammals and over 200 bird species have been observed. The public is invited to nature walks designed to highlight not only the rich flora and fauna diversity of the...

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StoryCorps Interview of Frank Hensley

StoryCorps Interview of Frank Hensley

StoryCorps Interview of Frank Hensley by Sandra Goss Sandra (00:03): My name is Sandra Goss. It's G O S S rhymes with Moss, but it starts with a G. My thick Southern tongue is frequently not well understood. My age is 57. The date is November 1, 2010, in Knoxville,...

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Proposed 69-kV Power Line in West Oak Ridge

Proposed 69-kV Power Line in West Oak Ridge

The city of Oak Ridge’s efforts to set a route for a 69-kV power line to Horizon Center, a largely unused industrial park in the west part of the city, continue. While the need for additional electricity is not in dispute, the path it might take is the subject of...

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