Norris Watershed Hike

Norris Middle School

We will meet in front of Norris Middle School at 9:00 a.m. and carpool to the trailhead on Upper Clear Creek Road in the Norris Municipal Watershed. Our hike will start on Hi Point Trail and take us to Lakeview Trail in Norris Dam State Park. We’ll follow Lakeview, which meanders along Norris Reservoir, to […]

Three Bends Appreciation Event

Freels Bend Cabin

The site of Freels Bend Cabin will be opened to the public Sunday, October 16 at 2:30 p.m. for a field trip. Sponsored by Oak Ridge Heritage and Preservation Association, Advocates for the Oak Ridge Reservation, and Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning, the Three Bends Appreciation Day will include remarks by representatives of these groups. […]

Pellissippi Blueway Paddling Trip and Trash Pickup

Oak RIdge Marina

TCWP and Advocates for the Oak Ridge Reservation are organizing another scenic paddle trip, for Saturday morning, October 22, to promote and help maintain the Three  Bends and Pellissippi Blueway on Melton Lake.  This time we plan to begin at the Oak Ridge Marina boat ramp and paddle across and upstream to enjoy tranquil inlets, […]

Fall Cedar Barren Cleanup/Weed Wrangle®

Jefferson Middle School

The Oak Ridge Cedar Barren will again be the site of exotic invasive plant removal as we conduct our fall cleanup, our third and final cleanup of the year.  Located next to Jefferson Middle School in Oak Ridge, the Barren is a joint project of the City of Oak Ridge, State Natural Areas Division, and […]