National Public Lands Day

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Want to Make a difference on National public lands day?

The following are NPLD events that are focused on improving the waterways of Tennessee and the Tennessee River:

Cherokee Lake Users Association (Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson and Hawkins)
  Fall Cleanup Date:  Saturday, September 29 (10:30 am - 1:00 pm)  Launch sites:
  Jefferson County - Black Oak
  Grainger County - German Creek and Gilmore
  Hamblen County - Cedar Hill Boat Dock
  Hawkins County - Chelaque Estates & Legacy Bay

Douglas Lake - Sept. 22 (9 am - noon).  Join Sevier Solid Waste, Inc. & Keep Tn River Beautiful to clean up islands along Douglas Lake. Register here.

Hiwasee Scenic River - Sept. 29 (1 pm - 9 pm).  Hiwasee/Ocee Scenic Rivers State Park. Bring the whole family and join us in celebrating the anniversary of the beautiful trail and a float on the river at the same time.  

Little Cedar Mountain, Family Hike at Nickajack Lake - Sept 29 (9am - midnight) Little Cedar Mountain Small Wild Area near Shellmound Campground.  Contact mlodom@tva.gov for more information.

Normandy Reservoir Cleanup - Sept. 22 (9am - 11 am) - Meet at Barton Springs
  Boat Ramp in Normandy, TN.  All volunteers receive a free t-shirt. 

Norris Lake Project (Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Union and Grainger
  Counties) 
  Lone Mountain - Sept. 22 (9am - 1 pm) - Launch at Lone Mountain HOA Dock.  Working area east from Norris Landing Marina
   Big Ridge - Sept. 29 (8:30 am - 3 pm) - 1st Annual Scouting Event - Paddling and educational day.  Working islands and shorelines from boat launch to Loyston Sea (Cas Island)
   Waterside Ramp - Sept. 29 (9 am - 1 pm) Loyston Point for the barge. Working shorelines between Waterside and Camp Tansai.
 Campbell - Oct. 6 (9 am - 1 pm) Launch site - Twin Cove Marina.  Work Area: Twin Cove towards Oak Grove Boat Launch

Tennessee River Rescue - Oct. 6 (9 am - 1 pm) 17 different departure sites.  
  Sponsored by many different organizations (including Keep Tn River Beautiful) -   Click here to see different clean up zones and locations. 

Watts Bar Lake Cleanup - Sept. 28 (9 am - noon).  Join TVA and Watts Bar Lake Association For an island-oriented cleanup effort.