Identifying Trees in Winter

Identifying Trees in Winter

A great crowd joined TCWP’s very own Jimmy Groton on a guided walk, “Identifying Trees in Winter”, at the Obed River Park in Crossville, TN on Saturday, February 9th. Jimmy studied forestry as an graduate and undergraduate in college and taught Dendrology in graduate...

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TCWP 2018 Annual Meeting

TCWP 2018 Annual Meeting

On October 27, 2018, more than 30 people turned out for our 52nd annual meeting, held this year at the Fairfield Glade Library near Crossville. Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Dr. Shari Meghreblian was our keynote speaker. Dr....

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North Ridge Trail Stewardship

North Ridge Trail Stewardship

In 1969, the North Ridge Trail was presented to the citizens of Oak Ridge by TCWP (Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning), whose members developed it, got City Council to dedicate it, and worked for federal and state designations to help protect its status. Over...

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Worthington Cemetery Ecological Study Area

Worthington Cemetery Ecological Study Area

History of TCWP involvement Worthington Cemetery lies within a cedar-barrens area abutting the Clinch River (Melton Hill Reservoir) on the west side of the river bend near the old Elza Gate. The tract is on TVA land which, prior to 1992, had been designated (but not...

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Whites Creek Small Wild Area

Whites Creek Small Wild Area

History of TCWP involvement In the summer of 1980, TCWP founders Bill and Lee Russell contacted TVA Chairman S. David Freeman to suggest that a tract in the Whites Creek embayment of Watts Bar Reservoir be designated a Small Wild Area. It took several TVA visits to...

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Alley Ford Cumberland Trail

Alley Ford Cumberland Trail

In 1998, Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning, in alliance with the Cumberland Trail Conference (CTC), adopted the Alley Ford segment of the Cumberland Trail. TCWP has sponsored annual trail maintenance events on this portion of the trail since then.  The entire...

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Upcoming Events

Oct
3
Sat
9:30 amHorizon Center Natural Areas Int...@ Southwestern end of Renovare Blvd
Horizon Center Natural Areas Int...@ Southwestern end of Renovare Blvd
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Horizon Center Natural Areas Interpretive Hike @ Southwestern end of Renovare Blvd
Back in August DOE issued a Public Notice announcing the availability of an Environmental Assessment Addendum for Horizon Center. The EA-Addendum proposes to remove site protections from approximately 58 acres of the Horizon Center Exclusion[...]
Oct
10
Sat
9:00 amPellissippi/Three Bends Blueway:...@ Clark Center Park boat ramp
Pellissippi/Three Bends Blueway:...@ Clark Center Park boat ramp
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pellissippi/Three Bends Blueway: Freels Bend section paddle and trash pickup trip @ Clark Center Park boat ramp
Meet at Clark Center Park boat ramp area and either bring or rent canoe or kayak from Adventures Outdoors at 9:00 am. Paddle across to islands and inlets and upstream a ways to Freels Bend[...]

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