GivingTuesday

GivingTuesday

At a time when we are all experiencing the pandemic, generosity is what brings people of all races, faiths, and political views together across the globe. Generosity gives everyone the power to make a positive change in the lives of others and is a fundamental value...

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Oak Ridge Blueway Position Statement

Oak Ridge Blueway Position Statement

Two Oak Ridge-based organizations, Advocates for the Oak Ridge Reservation (AFORR) and Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning (TCWP), with a combined history of over 70 years of attention to the natural resources of Oak Ridge, would like to share a vision for our...

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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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Upcoming Events

Apr
24
Sat
10:00 amStinging Fork Falls to Piney Riv...@ Rocky Top/Exxon/McDonald's on US 27 in Spring City, TN
Stinging Fork Falls to Piney Riv...@ Rocky Top/Exxon/McDonald's on US 27 in Spring City, TN
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am
Stinging Fork Falls to Piney River Hike @ Rocky Top/Exxon/McDonald's on US 27 in Spring City, TN
This will be a joint outing for TCWP and the Tennessee Native Plant Society. We will caravan from our meeting place to the Lower Piney River Trailhead to start a shuttle, leaving some cars there.[...]
May
27
Thu
7:00 pmBirdability: Because Birding is ...
Birdability: Because Birding is ...
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Birdability: Because Birding is for Everybody and Every Body!
Register to receive your Zoom link. Birding is an activity that can bring so much joy and empowerment to everybody, but not everybody is able to go birding easily. Birdability is a non-profit organization focused on removing[...]

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