TCWP Scrapbook 2004 Page

Oak Ridge Cedar Barren Work Day
November 20, 2004


Photos courtesy of Jimmy Groton

Peter’s Bridge Hike and Conservation Easement Dedication
November 6, 2004


Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation hosted a hike and dedication on land protected by conservation easements donated to the Foundation by Bill and Lee Russell and Ed and Jean Sonder. These wild, pristine 343 acres are adjacent to the Big South Fork at the confluence of beautiful Crooked Creek and Clear Fork River.

Annual Meeting October 23, 2004 at Wesley Woods


Silent auction table 1

Silent auction table 2

Silent auction table 3

Silent auction table 4

Smoky Mountain National Park

Superintendent: Dale Ditmanson
Presentation of awards


Secret City Hike Days, October 16-17: Cedar Hill Park Opening Ceremony

Oak Ridge Mayor David Bradshaw envisioned the Secret City Hike Days concept

About 50 people gathered for opening ceremonies at Cedar Hill Park

Greenways Oak Ridge President Dan Robbins describes the many trails available

DOE-Oak Ridge Manager Gerald Boyd expresses DOE’s support

Brenda Hackworth represents ORNL/UT-Battelle, corporate sponsor

TCWP’s Sandra Goss, key event organizer, takes in the program with State Rep. Jim Hackworth

Mayor Bradshaw presents Secret City Trekker awards to the first three to hike all 35+ miles of greenway trails. See Greenways.

Mary Matheny accepts the “In My Back Yard” award for her husband Bill from Greenways Oak Ridge VP Roger Macklin
Photos courtesy of Cindy Kendrick


Secret City Hike Days, October 16-17: Wheat Greenway Dedication

Mayor Bradshaw and Greenways Oak Ridge President Dan Robbins welcome the crowd

DOE-Oak Ridge Manager Gerald Boyd expresses the Agency’s pleasure in opening to the public another greenway on its land

Citizens and officials gather for the dedication ceremony

A resident of the old Wheat Community and “Junior Mayors” assist officials in ribbon-cutting

A resident of the old Wheat Community adds to the story as Ellen Smith (right) leads the group

The old church is open annually for the Wheat Community Reunion on the first Sunday in October

Oak Ridge’s “Junior Mayors” enjoy a photo op with mill stones by the old Church
Photos courtesy of Cindy Kendrick


Solway Bend Hike, Sponsored by TCWP, AFORR, and TWRA – Sept 26, 2004

Solway Bend is one of the “Three Bends Scenic and Wildlife Management Refuge Area,” about 3,000 acres of diverse field and woodland along the Melton Hill Lake shoreline on the DOE Oak Ridge Reservation. This land was placed by DOE under the management of Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for long-term management, renewable in 2006. During this outing, 50-60 people were guided on an excursion into this seldom-opened bend by TWRA’s Jim Evans and well-known botanist Larry Pounds.

Photos courtesy of Cindy Kendrick


TVA Watts Bar Land Plan Meeting Hosted by TCWP/AFORR – September 22, 2004

TVA’s Wes James describes the plan to the group

TVA staff discuss the plan with attendees

TCWP’s Lee Russell Studies TVA’s Proposed Zoning Map

TCWP’s Sandra Goss Discusses the Draft Plan with TVA’s Jason Mitchell ,the new Natural Areas Coordinator for TVA’s Regional Natural Heritage Project
Photos courtesy of Cindy Kendrick


Worthington Cemetery [September 18, 2004]

Volunteers prepare to remove privet and other invasives from the Worthington Cemetery cedar barren at the TCWP/TVA sponsored event on National Public Lands Day

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