Summer Activities at the Nature Center

The schedule of Nature Center summer activities will soon be out with something for everyone! In addition to the Summer Nature Camps, Jeremy, Don and Larry will be busy with events including: “Breeding Birds of Steele Creek Park”, “Kids’ Nature Awareness”, “Slagle Hollow Scenic Hike”, Butterfly Walk”, and “Insect Photography”. Check back here for a complete […]

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Additional Summer Nature Camps – Due to Popular Demand!

Summer is almost here, and with it comes the opportunity for kids to participate in the Summer Nature Camps at Steele Creek Park.  These very popular camps are conducted by the Nature Center Staff. Separate sessions are conducted for campers of different ages, and each focuses on a different aspect of the wonderful world of […]

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Phillip Klahs to Discuss Park’s Botanical Diversity this Monday Evening

If you’d like to know more about the diversity of plant life at Steele Creek Park, plan to join us this coming Monday evening (11/17) for a presentation by Phillip Klahs. Phillip will be receiving his Master’s Degree in Biology from ETSU next month. For his thesis, he has completed the most extensive survey ever undertaken […]

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Join Jeremy on a “Fall Colors Hike” this Friday

Don’t let the winter-like weather get you down… This Friday afternoon (11/7/14), plan to join Jeremy for a strenuous hike into the knobs in search of amazing fall colors and beautiful vistas! Meet at the Nature Center at 3:00 pm. Bring water and maybe a snack for the trek.  

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2014 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Winners Announced

Winners of the 2014 Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest were announced Friday evening just prior to Kevin Hamed’s presentation on “50 Years of Natural History at Steele Creek Park”. This was one of the most successful show’s we’ve had in recent years, with well over 100 pictures submitted by some 30 photographers! Congratulations to all of […]

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Steele Creek Park on YouTube

A variety of videos of Steele Creek Park can be seen on YouTube these days.  Take a look at the Park as recorded by many different folks, from many different perspectives… from the air, from the road, by bike and on foot… views of the train, the trails, the lake and all of the beauty […]

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2014 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest and Show

Friends will again be sponsoring an amateur photography contest and show. The event will be held in conjunction with the annual Wildlife Weekend celebration at the Park.  Amateur photographers of all ages, including children and teens, are encouraged to participate. Eligible photographs must be taken at Steele Creek Park in Bristol, Tennessee and be focused on […]

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Schedule of Summer Events at the Nature Center

Don’t miss the many fun and exciting activities planned at the Nature Center this summer.  With walks in search of birds and butterflies, a trek to Trinkle Hollow, and a visit to the Park’s own Quarry Cave, there’s sure to be something to pique your curiosity this summer.  Weekly Saturday morning nature walks are always […]

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Schedule of Spring Events at the Nature Center!

Don’t miss the many fun and exciting activities planned at the Nature Center this spring.  From walks in search of reptiles and amphibians, wildflowers and medicinal plants to the annual Lake Cleanup Day, there’s sure to be something to get you out now that spring has finally sprung! Click here for the schedule of Spring […]

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Kevin Hamed to Speak at Annual Meeting – May 3rd

Mark your calendars now!!! The 2014 FSCNCP Annual Meeting  will be held Saturday, May 3rd, 2014. As part of the meeting, Kevin Hamed will give a special presentation on the unique ecosystem of Trinkle Creek with its population of Tennessee dace, and will talk about the importance of ongoing protection of the Park and surrounding […]

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