Transformation Church Big Serve Day at Worthington Cemetery

Elza Gate Park101 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN, United States

On July 15, TCWP will for the second year host a group of volunteers from Transformation Church (located in West Knoxville) at the Worthington Cemetery Ecological Study Area to remove Dahurian buckthorn and other invasive species, as one of a number of service projects church members will be conducting throughout the Greater Knoxville area. Volunteers […]

Summer Cedar Barrens Cleanup/Weed Wrangle®

Jefferson Middle School200 Fairbanks Rd,, Oak Ridge, TN

This will be the second of our three annual workdays at the Oak Ridge Cedar Barrens. Located next to Jefferson Middle School in Oak Ridge, the barrens is a joint project of the City of Oak Ridge, the State Natural Areas Division, and TCWP. One of just a few cedar barrens in East Tennessee, the […]

National Public Lands Day

Elza Gate Park101 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN, United States

On September 23, TCWP and TVA will partner again for our annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD) celebration, to be held at TVA’s Worthington Cemetery Ecological Study Area on Melton Hill Reservoir in Oak Ridge. TCWP has for many years partnered with TVA to enhance and protect natural resources at Worthington Cemetery and other TVA […]

Fall Cedar Barrens Cleanup/Weed Wrangle®

Jefferson Middle School200 Fairbanks Rd,, Oak Ridge, TN

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 […]

Whites Creek Workday

Whites Creek Small Wild Area

TCWP will sponsor a day of trail maintenance work at Whites Creek Small Wild Area in Rhea County at 10 a.m. January 13 as part of our ongoing stewardship activities for this TVA Small Wild Area trail. The trail loops onto land that TCWP purchased from Bowater several years ago, thanks to the generous support […]

Cumberland Trail Alley Ford Workday

Rock Creek Campground

A day of trail work and hiking will take place on the 2.5-mile section of the Cumberland Trail at the Obed Wild and Scenic River between Nemo Picnic Area and Alley Ford adopted by TCWP in 1998. Participants should dress appropriately for winter weather, wear sturdy shoes or boots, and bring work gloves, loppers, small […]

Spring Cedar Barren Cleanup/Weed Wrangle®

Jefferson Middle School200 Fairbanks Rd,, Oak Ridge, TN

The Oak Ridge Cedar Barren will again be the site of exotic invasive plant removal as we conduct our first official Weed Wrangle® of 2024.  Located next to Jefferson Middle School in Oak Ridge, the Barren is a joint project of the City of Oak Ridge, State Division of Natural Areas, and TCWP. The area […]

Big South Fork River Cleanup

Leatherwood Ford

On Saturday, March 16, TCWP will work with the National Park Service and East Tennessee Whitewater Club to host a river-based cleanup at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.  The stream section to be paddled will be determined based on river flow levels and other factors.  Experienced whitewater paddlers are welcome to participate, […]

Garlic Mustard Pull and Wildflower Walk

Rolling Hills Apartment135 W Vanderbilt Dr, Oak Ridge, TN, United States

The Greenway behind Oak Ridge's Rolling Hills Apartments (formerly known as the Garden Apartments) is one of the best wildflower trails in Anderson County, but it is threatened by garlic mustard, a very invasive exotic that crowds out native plants.  TCWP and Greenways Oak Ridge have been making headway in recent years in ridding the […]

Potters Falls Clean-up

Morgan County Visitor Center3804 Morgan County Hwy, Wartburg, TN

The public is invited to spend some time at one of Morgan County’s hidden gems, while helping to clean and preserve the Emory River Watershed at the Potters Falls Clean-up on Saturday, May 4, 2024. Organized by the Emory River Watershed Association (ERWA) in partnership with the Frozen Head Chapter of the Tennessee Naturalist Program, […]

National Trails Day Work on North Ridge Trail

Orchard Lane Access to North Ridge Trail

TCWP and the North Ridge Trail maintenance volunteers invite everyone to our 2024 National Trails Day work project on the North Ridge Trail in Oak Ridge.  The Orchard Lane access trail is located along a water drainage route. Erosion along the ditch has made the trail difficult to follow. We will work to relocate the first […]

East Fork Poplar Creek Greenway Cleanup with Clinch Valley Trails Alliance

Boys & Girls Club of Oak Ridge parking lot102 S. Jefferson Cir, Oak Ridge, TN

TCWP and partners Clinch Valley Trails Alliance and Greenways Oak Ridge are sponsoring the fourth annual trash cleanup and hike on the East Fork Poplar Creek Greenway. This wonderful new trail, developed by CVTA and Greenways Oak Ridge, was recently completed along the banks of East Fork Poplar Creek in west Oak Ridge. The trail […]

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