Last Call for Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Submissions

Time is running out for submitting photos for this year’s Wildlife Weekend Amateur Photography Contest and Show. All entries are due by midnight, Friday, September 24th. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have your own Park photos displayed at the Nature Center during the coming year, and to compete for cash and non-cash prizes. […]

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Survey for Bristol TN Comprehensive Trails and Greenways Plan

Everyone is encouraged to complete the online survey to help improve walking and cycling in Bristol! “The City of Bristol is in the process of preparing the Comprehensive Trails and Greenways Plan and would like your input! This survey is intended to obtain information on local bicycling and walking habits, conditions, and needs in order […]

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Two great articles in The Tennessee Conservationist

There are two particularly notable articles in the current issue of The Tennessee Conservationist Magazine (in addition to all of the other interesting articles).  Steele Creek Park’s own Jeremy Stout provides a fascinating look at “Alligators in Tennessee: Past Present and Future” and Rack Cross (regional ornithologic expert) encourages folks to “Observe a Diversity of […]

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Virginia Master Naturalist Program classes start February 16

The Holston Rivers Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists is enrolling students for the 2012 Basic Training Class. The thirteen-week course offers diverse classes on all aspects ofSouthwest Virginiaecology. Local experts will teach subjects such as local geology and karst systems, groundwater systems, aquatic biology, native animals, ornithology, forestry, wildflowers, and more. Related field trips […]

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