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The End of an Era: 45-year-old Bald Eagle Passes at Woodlands Nature Station

The End of an Era: 45-year-old Bald Eagle Passes at Woodlands Nature Station

September 10, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Woodlands Nature Station within Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is sad to announce that Artemis, the resident bald eagle at the facility, passed away due to natural causes on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 after 45 years of life and 34 years educating the general public. During her time at Land Between the Lakes, she saw the populations of nesting bald eagles in LBL go from ... Read More...


Casey Jones Distillery Bourbons Win Multiple Awards

Casey Jones Distillery Bourbons Win Multiple Awards

September 10, 2021 - Staff Report

Casey Jones Distillery has received three prestigious awards for its first submission of KY Straight Bourbon and Small Batch Bourbon in the 2021 American Craft Spirits Association Heartland Spirits Competition. Casey Jones Distillery KY Straight Bourbon has been awarded Gold for Best in Category (Bourbon) and Best in State. Casey Jones Distillery Small Batch Bourbon has also been awarded Silver ... Read More...


Outdoors Kids' Fest at Woodlands Nature Station

Outdoors Kids' Fest at Woodlands Nature Station

September 1, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to bring the family to Woodlands Nature Station during Labor Day Weekend for Outdoor Kids' Weekend, a kid-friendly foray into some basic but important outdoor and camping skills. From learning about the opossums you might see in your backyard to practicing your fishing skills, we'll learn some new ways to enjoy the outdoors. Now with extended ... Read More...


Woodlands Nature Station to Host 25th Annual Hummingbird Festival

Woodlands Nature Station to Host 25th Annual Hummingbird Festival

July 29, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

This weekend marks the beginning of the great hummingbird migration through Land Between the Lakes! The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to join us for our 25th annual Hummingbird Festival, 10 am – 5 pm on Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8, at the Woodlands Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky, 42211. Special admission price is $9 for ages 18 and up, $7 for ... Read More...


August is Hummingbird Month at Woodlands Nature Station

August is Hummingbird Month at Woodlands Nature Station

July 16, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Join the Woodlands Nature Station as they celebrate the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird during the month of August. Over 250 hummingbirds will pass through the Woodlands Nature Station backyard as they migrate south through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for the winter. Visit any day in August and watch as these busy birds have a feeding frenzy in our native gardens. Also, enjoy ... Read More...


Kid's Adventure Day Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

Kid's Adventure Day Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

July 5, 2021 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to join us for Kids' Adventure Day on Saturday, July 17, 2021, 10 am - 4 pm at the Woodlands Nature Station inside Land Between the Lakes, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211. Admission for this event is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 5-17; free for ages 4 and under. Visit the Woodlands Nature Station for a day of epic adventure! Take a ... Read More...


Celebrate 4th of July at the Woodlands Nature Station

Celebrate 4th of July at the Woodlands Nature Station

June 24, 2021 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to celebrate the 4th of July weekend at the Woodlands Nature Station with some of America’s most charismatic and patriotic critters in Land Between the Lakes. Woodlands Nature Station is located at 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, KY 42211. Admission for is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 5-17; free for ages 4 and under. Encounter our national ... Read More...


Dive into River Days on Memorial Day Weekend at the Woodlands Nature Station; Extended Weekend Hours

Dive into River Days on Memorial Day Weekend at the Woodlands Nature Station; Extended Weekend Hours

May 24, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to splash on out to the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, KY 42211, this Memorial Day Weekend, May 29-31, for River Days! Encounter live animals, kid-friendly activities and games, and more, all dedicated to celebrating our area’s mighty rivers. Discover Nature Station’s resident denizens of ... Read More...


Migration Celebration and Native Plant Sale Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

Migration Celebration and Native Plant Sale Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

May 6, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day on May 8 and the annual Mother’s Day Weekend Native Plant Sale on May 8-9, 2021, 10am-5pm (Sat/Sun) at the Woodlands Nature Station, inside the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, KY 42211. World Migratory Bird Day honors the spectacle and struggles of our fine ... Read More...


Woodlands Nature Station Hosts Virtual Homeschoolers' Day Friday, April 30

Woodlands Nature Station Hosts Virtual Homeschoolers' Day Friday, April 30

April 19, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to a join the Woodlands Nature Station virtually on Facebook for their annual Homeschoolers' Day this year. The free online event will be Friday April 30, 2021 with the theme "What a Water-ful World." A downloadable activity book with a variety of STEAM activities will be available to go along with YouTube videos hosted by the Nature Station ... Read More...


Woodlands Nature Station Hosts Hematite Trail Exploration Day Saturday, April 17

Woodlands Nature Station Hosts Hematite Trail Exploration Day Saturday, April 17

April 14, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to a join the Woodlands Nature Station naturalists as they host Hematite Exploration Day at the Hematite Lake Trailhead in Land Between the Lakes (LBL) this Saturday, April 17th. This special day of trail discovery celebrates the great wildlife diversity that visitors to Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area can find all throughout ... Read More...


Sensational Spring Break at Woodlands Nature Station, April 3-11

Sensational Spring Break at Woodlands Nature Station, April 3-11

April 6, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Spring Break is all about the Bugs, Birds, and Beasts at the Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, with special kid-friendly activities planned April 3-11. Admission is $5 for kids ages 5-17, $7 for adults age 18 and up, and kids 4 and under are free. Nature Station is open everyday in April from 10am – 5pm. Lead Naturalist, John Pollpeter invites ... Read More...


Sheep Shearing Returns to the Homeplace on April 10

Sheep Shearing Returns to the Homeplace on April 10

April 6, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Homeplace sheep are ready for their spring haircuts, after a whole year of growing out their wool! The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to watch and visit with sheep shearer Gary Lawson as he demonstrates the historic skill of hand shearing sheep on Saturday, April 10, 10 am to 12 noon and 1 to 3 pm at the 1850 Homeplace inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 4512 ... Read More...


Homeplace 1850s Resumes Normal Operations for 2021

Homeplace 1850s Resumes Normal Operations for 2021

April 1, 2021 - Staff Report

Editor's Note: The following article was published in Friends of Land Between The Lakes' March Newsletter and is written by Tim Pohlman, LBL Acting Area Supervisor, USDA Forest Service. The Forest Service operates the Homeplace with our LBLA partners providing environmental education and performing many of the day-to-day chores involved in operating the farm. It is a partnership that has ... Read More...


Kentucky Lake Sailing Club Hosts 2021 Riddle Cup

Kentucky Lake Sailing Club Hosts 2021 Riddle Cup

March 31, 2021 - Staff Report

The Kentucky Lake Sailing Club will host the 2021 Riddle Cup on April 24th 2021 on Kentucky Lake. Sailboats of all sizes will race south from Grand Rivers, KY to the iconic Eggner Ferry Bridge before turning back north towards the finish line during the day-long event. The race will commence with an on-water roll call at 9am from Mile Marker 24 near Lighthouse Landing Marina. Sailors can ... Read More...


LBL Offers Free BioBlitz Program This Spring

LBL Offers Free BioBlitz Program This Spring

March 31, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Murray State University’s Watershed Studies Institute (WSI) and the Friends of Land Between the Lakes are teaming up once again to host a Spring BioBlitz at Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area from April 1 – May 31, 2021. This citizen science activity invites participants to visit Land Between the Lakes to document sightings of wildlife and plants throughout the spring ... Read More...


LBL Facilities Reopening for the 2021 Season

LBL Facilities Reopening for the 2021 Season

March 4, 2021 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area plans to begin its 2021 season with the reopening of its campgrounds, environmental education facilities, and welcome stations. “We know the public is excited to return to their favorite places at Land Between the Lakes,” said Tim Pohlman, acting area supervisor for the U.S. Forest Service at Land Between the Lakes. “We are looking forward ... Read More...


Land Between The Lakes' Virtual Bison Auction Underway

Land Between The Lakes' Virtual Bison Auction Underway

February 21, 2021 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

The U.S. Forest Service plans to hold a virtual bison auction beginning this Saturday to reduce the size of bison herds in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. The online auction will open for bidding on Feb. 20 and close Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. CST. Prospective bidders can access the auction and view preliminary details regarding the age, sex, and weight of each bison to be sold by ... Read More...


New Projection System at Golden Pond Planetarium Delayed Due to COVID-19

New Projection System at Golden Pond Planetarium Delayed Due to COVID-19

December 16, 2020 - Shawn Dunnaway

Earlier this year, Friends of Land Between The Lakes announced the Golden Pond Planetarium will be receiving a much-needed upgrade on its projector. The current projector has reached its end-of-life with replacement parts difficult to find. Initially, Friends of LBL anticipated the projector to be ready by this month. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused delays. Aviva Yasgur, ... Read More...


Friends of Land Between The Lakes and the US Forest Service Responds to Potential Homeplace 1850s Closure

Friends of Land Between The Lakes and the US Forest Service Responds to Potential Homeplace 1850s Closure

December 1, 2020 - Shawn Dunnaway

Over last weekend, Aviva Yasgur, Executive Director of Friends of Land Between The Lakes, sent an email to members of the organization with alarming news. Yasgur stated the popular Homeplace 1850s Living History Farm may be closed by the US Forest Service, who oversees the attraction in Land Between The Lakes. Yasgur stated the US Forest Service has already laid off many employees at the ... Read More...


Forest Service to Possibly Close Homeplace in 2021

Forest Service to Possibly Close Homeplace in 2021

November 28, 2020 - Staff Report

Editor's Note: The following is a letter published to Friends of LBL members by Aviva Yasgur, Executive Director of Friends of Land Between The Lakes. Dear friends, Instead of a typical newsletter for this November, I feel the need to write to you about a major issue that has recently arisen that I think many of you will care about and want to be informed about. It has to do with some big ... Read More...


LBL Offering Free Cedar Christmas Trees

LBL Offering Free Cedar Christmas Trees

November 19, 2020 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

Free cedar Christmas tree permits and information including maps and cutting guidelines will be available Nov. 27-Dec. 24 on the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area website: www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations. Permits can only be obtained online this year. A permit entitles a family to cut one cedar tree between Nov. 27 and Dec. 24. Cedar trees may be cut anywhere in Land ... Read More...


LBL's Homeplace Offers Winter Workshops

LBL's Homeplace Offers Winter Workshops

November 11, 2020 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

Homeplace Offers Winter Workshops Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN - Learn a new hobby and preserve old time handwork skills with the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm Old Time Skills Workshops. Sessions include flint knapping and traditional Christmas decorations. Workshops are taught by Homeplace interpreters, traditional artisans who tell the stories of life on an 1850 family farm. Covid-19 ... Read More...


Free Virtual Resources Available Through Friends of Land Between The Lakes

Free Virtual Resources Available Through Friends of Land Between The Lakes

October 8, 2020 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

This has been a challenging year; teachers and home-educators are working hard to educate their children, and we want to help! While you may not be able to visit Land Between the Lakes for field trips like usual, Friends of Land Between the Lakes still wants to serve our community by offering FREE educational content available at www.friendsoflbl.org. Interpreters at the environmental ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes BioBlitz Offers Citizen Science Opportunity for the Public This Fall

Land Between the Lakes BioBlitz Offers Citizen Science Opportunity for the Public This Fall

September 22, 2020 - Friends of Land Between The Lakes Release

Murray State University’s Watershed Studies Institute (WSI) and the Friends of Land Between the Lakes (LBL) are teaming up to host a BioBlitz at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area from September 19 - November 15, 2020. This citizen science activity invites participants to visit Land Between the Lakes to document sightings of wildlife and plants throughout the fall season. The ... Read More...


Volunteers Needed for Land Between the Lakes Elk and Bison Prairie and More

Volunteers Needed for Land Between the Lakes Elk and Bison Prairie and More

September 14, 2020 - Friends of Land Between The Lakes Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes (LBL) is in search of volunteers for the Elk and Bison Prairie as well as other activities in the recreation area. The Friends of LBL’s Bugle Corps volunteer group helps Land Between the Lakes wildlife managers with the Elk and Bison Prairie by monitoring the animals’ health, interacting with visitors, monitoring visitor safety and answering questions ... Read More...


Eagle Scout Project Delivered to the 1850s Homeplace

Eagle Scout Project Delivered to the 1850s Homeplace

August 6, 2020 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Jameson Wells, a member of Scout Troop 2422 in Calvert City, Kentucky, completed his Eagle Scout project by building benches for the 1850s Homeplace located inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Jameson and his troop worked over 30 hours to construct the benches for the Homeplace. "This extra seating will help reduce groups clustering together and provide improved seating ... Read More...


KET to Air Documentary on Construction of Lake Bridges

KET to Air Documentary on Construction of Lake Bridges

July 7, 2020 - Press Release from KTC District 1

The landmark project to build two basket-handle arch bridges over Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley is the subject of a new documentary that will premiere Sunday, July 12, on Kentucky Educational Television (KET). Produced by Emmy-award winning filmmaker Mark Crowner of Louisville, the documentary looks back at the start of the project in 2007 when a series of public meetings allowed about 600 ... Read More...


COVID-19 Impacts

COVID-19 Impacts

June 29, 2020 - Staff Report

Updated June 29 Quickly Find COVID-19 Impacts On... Kentucky Lake Fishing & Boating... Lake Barkley Fishing & Boating... Land Between The Lakes... Lodging, Marina and Businesses... Restaurants... Others of Note... Kentucky Lake Area COVID-19 Cases Is Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley ... Read More...


Lakeview Cottages & Marina Features Chainsaw Sculptures

Lakeview Cottages & Marina Features Chainsaw Sculptures

June 19, 2020 - Staff Report

Since taking possession of Lakeview Cottages & Marina in 2012, Dave and Barb Lively have worked diligently to modernize and upgrade the facilities, dating back to the 1960s. Both Dave and Barb are Air Force veterans and are proud of the strong work ethic they bring to the small “mom-and-pop” cabin and marina business located on the banks of Cypress Creek on southern Kentucky Lake. A ... Read More...


Circle the Lakes Virtual Race to Benefit Friends of Land Between the Lakes

Circle the Lakes Virtual Race to Benefit Friends of Land Between the Lakes

May 25, 2020 - Friends of Land Between The Lakes Release

Mid South Race Timing, Murray, Kentucky, will host Circle the Lakes, a virtual race throughout the month of July, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Friends of Land Between the Lakes. Cost is $60 until May 31, 2020. The price will increase on June 1, 2020. Registration is available online. Participants will spend the month virtually running around Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, and ... Read More...


US Army Corps of Engineers Announce Some Facility Closures on Lake Barkley

US Army Corps of Engineers Announce Some Facility Closures on Lake Barkley

March 19, 2020 - Press Release from USACE - Nashville District

In the interest of public safety, and in accordance with Center for Disease Control recommendations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is taking the following precautionary measures to assist public health efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. • Effective immediately all visitor centers and resource manager offices are closed to the public until further ... Read More...


Nature Station Announces Virtual Girl Scout Day

Nature Station Announces Virtual Girl Scout Day

March 11, 2020 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

To better serve the public at this time, the Nature Station will be offering Girl Scout Day on March 21 as a virtual program where content can be accessed online. Please have your girl scouts tune in on the Woodlands Nature Station's Facebook page throughout the day for live animal programs via Facebook Live (see schedule below)! Be sure to set up your post notifications on our main page so you ... Read More...


Land Between The Lakes Announces Fee Restructuring

Land Between The Lakes Announces Fee Restructuring

March 5, 2020 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

The US Forest Service plans to implement fee and policy changes for some uses and attractions beginning March 1 to meet changing visitor needs at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Some changes will begin March 1 while others are set to begin later in the tourism season. A complete list of current rates and hours are available online at ... Read More...


Forest Service Officials Plan Seasonal Prescribed Burns at Land Between the Lakes

Forest Service Officials Plan Seasonal Prescribed Burns at Land Between the Lakes

March 5, 2020 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

Forest Service wildfire officials plan to start conducting seasonal prescribed burns beginning Friday at select sites at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Officials will burn dry fuels to reduce available fuels and improve forest health and habitat diversity. Visitors may see fire crews and observe smoke through Sunday. Fire staff will continue to look for other opportunities ... Read More...


Friends of LBL Receives Large Matching Gift for Major Planetarium Upgrades

Friends of LBL Receives Large Matching Gift for Major Planetarium Upgrades

February 11, 2020 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes is seeking donations to be used as a match for an anonymous gift of up to $20,000. The Friends of LBL must raise $20,000 by May 1, 2020 to achieve the full match and will be reaching out to supporters. The funds will be used for improvements to the planetarium at the Golden Pond Visitor Center inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, including ... Read More...


2020 Winter Feral Hog Eradication Campaign Improves Wildlife Habitat

2020 Winter Feral Hog Eradication Campaign Improves Wildlife Habitat

February 5, 2020 - Staff Report

A collection of federal agencies recently completed the first round of 2020 feral hog eradication operations at Land Between the Lakes on Jan. 31. Officials have now added the use of helicopters in their fight against these invasive animals. Partnering with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, APHIS, the Forest Service organized an operation to shoot feral hogs from a helicopter ... Read More...


Bison Auction Set for Land Between The Lakes

Bison Auction Set for Land Between The Lakes

January 23, 2020 - Staff Report

The US Forest Service plans to host a public auction at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area to manage herd size on Feb. 1. The auction is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. CDT at the South Bison Range corral. Bidder registration and viewing begins at 8 a.m. Bison purchases may be made with cash, credit card or personal check at time of bid acceptance. The South Bison Range corral is ... Read More...


TNWR Offering Eagle & Waterfowl Auto Tours

TNWR Offering Eagle & Waterfowl Auto Tours

January 7, 2020 - Staff Report

Back by popular demand, the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge will once again host the 15th Annual Bald Eagle/Waterfowl Tour on Saturday January 25th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm. This event offers a free public opportunity to enjoy an afternoon to view waterfowl and wildlife on the refuge at the Duck River Bottoms, located in Humphreys County at 550 Refuge Lane in New Johnsonville, TN. This area of ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes to Host Bald Eagle Viewing Tours and Cruises

Land Between the Lakes to Host Bald Eagle Viewing Tours and Cruises

January 7, 2020 - Staff Report

Golden Pond, Kentucky - Friends of Land Between the Lakes will host bald eagle viewing cruises and van tours for the public in January and February 2020. Kentucky Lake eagle viewing cruises will be hosted on the CQ Princess, a 96-foot, double-decker luxury yacht, on January 18, 19 and 20, 2020, all departing from Kenlake Marina at Kenlake State Resort Park, 888 Kenlake Marina Road, Hardin, ... Read More...


Old Time Skills Workshops Planned at the Homeplace

Old Time Skills Workshops Planned at the Homeplace

December 23, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to start out the new year learning a new hobby at the Homeplace 1850 Working Farm! Plus, help preserve old time skills that our ancestors had to know to survive. Three workshops will be available during the winter season at the Homeplace. Cost for each session is $25 a person. Space is limited for these affordable workshops so register soon. ... Read More...


Land Between The Lakes "No Hunting" Zones Open to Archery Deer Hunting

Land Between The Lakes

December 10, 2019 - Staff Report

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area opened certain zones to archery hunting that are typically marked as “No Hunting." Hunters are encouraged to harvest antlerless deer in these areas to reduce deer populations. No hunting zones in Kentucky now open to archery hunting through Jan. 20 include Hillman Ferry and Energy Lake Campgrounds. No hunting zones in Tennessee now open to ... Read More...


3rd Annual Wings of Winter Birding Festival set for January 24-26

3rd Annual Wings of Winter Birding Festival set for January 24-26

December 10, 2019 - Friends of TNWR / Joan Rowe

Irish essayist Robert Lynd said, “In order to see birds it is necessary to become part of the silence.” It seems true of human nature that when a chance close encounter happens with these flighty little jewels of nature, one immediately stills in hopes of extending the experience just a little longer. There are those who seek these encounters as well as the peace and serenity of the ... Read More...


LBL Offers Free Cedar Christmas Trees

LBL Offers Free Cedar Christmas Trees

December 4, 2019 - Staff Report

Free cedar Christmas tree permits will be available online November 29-December 24, from Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Permits, maps, and cutting guidelines may be obtained online at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations. Members of the public may also obtain a permit in person at the Administrative Office, 8am-3pm, Monday-Friday, November 29 through December 24. A ... Read More...


Christmas in 1850s Planned at Homeplace

Christmas in 1850s Planned at Homeplace

November 21, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to step back in time to the smell of pine needles and gingerbread and to stockings hung by the fire with care, to a simple 1850 Christmas at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum at Land Between the Lakes, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee, 37058, 1 – 4 pm on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Admission is $5 for ages 12 and ... Read More...


Cub Scout Day at the Nature Station

Cub Scout Day at the Nature Station

November 14, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to Cub Scout Day at Woodlands Nature Station, 10 am - 3 pm on Saturday, November 23, 2019, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211 Admission is $5 for ages 13 and up, $3 for ages 5 - 12 and free for ages 4 and under. Attention all Cub Scouts and Cub Scout leaders! Bring the gang, or ... Read More...


Federal Agencies Announce Winter Feral Hog Eradication Campaign at LBL

Federal Agencies Announce Winter Feral Hog Eradication Campaign at LBL

November 7, 2019 - Staff Report

A collection of government agencies plan to begin a winter campaign to eradicate feral hogs at Land Between the Lakes beginning Nov. 7. Partnering with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and the Kentucky Division of Fish and Wildlife, the Forest Service plans to use aerial operations and bait trapping to euthanize feral hogs at LBL. Feral hogs are non-native and threaten visitor ... Read More...


Celebrate Fall at Woodlands Nature Station

Celebrate Fall at Woodlands Nature Station

October 31, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to celebrate autumn with our annual Fall Fest on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at the Woodlands Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and up, $3 for ages 5 - 12 and free for ages 4 and under. Programming includes: 10 am - 4 pm - Visit ... Read More...


Fourth Annual Stewart County History Day at the Homeplace

Fourth Annual Stewart County History Day at the Homeplace

October 31, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes, partnering with the Stewart County Arts and Heritage Council and the Stewart County Historical Society, invite you to the Fourth Annual Stewart County History Day, 10 am - 3 pm on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee 37058, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Admission is $5 for ... Read More...


Ground Breaking Held for New Excel Boats Plant in Union City, Tenn.

Ground Breaking Held for New Excel Boats Plant in Union City, Tenn.

October 23, 2019 - Doug Wynn

On Tuesday, October 22nd, Excel Boat Company of West Jordan, Utah, officially broke ground for their new manufacturing plant in Union City, Tenn. The plant is being built in what used to be the VF Outlet Mall. The 80,000 square foot building is being transformed into a manufacturing facility that will initially employ over 100 skilled workers, starting in the second quarter of 2020. The event ... Read More...