Volunteers Needed for HistoriCorps Restoration Project at the Homeplace

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is partnering with HistoriCorps to restore the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm's iconic Double Pen House- and we need your help! Everyone can be a HistoriCorps Volunteer. HistoriCorps team up crews of volunteers from all walks of life with their expert field staff to learn preservation skills and put those skills to work saving historic places that have fallen into disrepair. Volunteers on this HistoriCorps project will learn and apply traditional roofing skills to preserve the Double Pen House at the Homeplace. Aside from being comfortable with heights, no prior construction experience is needed!…
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The Land Between the Lakes 2022 Heritage Geocache Challenge: The Heritage of Wildlife Conservation

The Heritage Geocache Challenge begins Friday, June 10, 2022 at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. The Wildlife Conservation Heritage Challenge Coin The annual Heritage Geocache Challenge is put on by the Heritage Program at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area as part of our outreach to the public, to get people to explore their forest and their history, and to share the unique heritage of the families from Between the Rivers. About the GeocachesThis is the sixth year of the Heritage Geocache Challenge at the Land Between the Lakes and, like in previous years, we like people…
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Woodlands Nature Station Picks Up a “6-Pack”

By John Pollpeter Exciting news for the Woodlands Nature Station as staff welcomed five little squiggly red wolf puppies in the small wolf den on April 26, 2022. There was some suspicion as Ember, the four-year-old mother, started to show signs of pregnancy a few days prior, which can be difficult to tell until parturition. Jasper, the 75-pound, 13-year-old male, also started to show protective behaviors and began delivering food to Ember, which are telltale signs of upcoming pups. Once these changes were noticed, staff whirled into puppy mode, checking the dens twice a day, setting them up with soft…
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Land Between the Lakes Welcomes New Bald Eagle to Woodlands Nature Station

By Woodlands Nature Station Staff, Friends of Land Between the LakesA rescued female bald eagle has found her new home at the Woodlands Nature Station through a partnership between the Friends of Land Between the Lakes, USDA Forest Service, and American Eagle Foundation.Last week, a team from the Woodlands Nature Station picked up the 7-year-old nonreleasable bald eagle with a partial wing amputation resulting from a gunshot wound. She comes from Upstate New York along the St. Lawrence River and was given to the American Eagle Foundation last year. Her rescuers gave her the name Tahahente, a Native American name…
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Golden Pond Planetarium has an all-new projection system!

Blog post by Bill FutrellLead Interpreter, Golden Pond Planetarium Friends of Land Between The Lakes  Golden Pond Planetarium Has An All-New Projection System! The SkyExplorer Digital Planetarium Software by RSA Cosmos/Konica Minolta combined with 2k Hi-Resolution Laser Projection system by Barco is now operational at Golden Pond Visitor Center, delivering … The Best Resolution | High Level of Brightness | Leading Contrast Ratio RSACOSMOS and Konica Minolta provide the best rendering capacities and deliver the most realistic image quality for an immersive experience throughout the domed theater.  Some of the key features with this new system include: Tailor made projection…
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LBL Trophy Buck is the Hunt of a Lifetime for Father and Son

By LBL Communications Department An intensive, four-year pursuit of an elusive buck dubbed “Sasquatch” at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) ended in celebratory tears, hugs, and shared joy between father and son. Like its namesake, glimpses of this 16-point deer were only captured in grainy photos. That was, until the 2021 Kentucky deer quota hunt at LBL. On that fateful November morning, Bobby Carnine and son, Jacob, both of Benton, Kentucky, had the hunt of a lifetime together, with Bobby describing it as “the greatest memory of my life.” This moment was decades in the making, as…
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Land Between the Lakes 2021 Heritage Geocache Challenge: The Civil War in Stewart County

2021 Stewart County Geocache Challenge Coin The Land Between the Lakes 2021 Heritage Geocache Challenge: The Civil War in Stewart CountyThe Heritage Geocache Challenge begins Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation AreaThe annual Heritage Geocache Challenge is put on by the Heritage Program at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area as part of our outreach to the public, to get people to explore their forest and their history, and to share the unique heritage of the families from Between the Rivers.About the GeocachesThis is the sixth year of the Heritage Geocache Challenge at the…
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Land Between the Lakes 2020 Geocache Challenge: Trigg County Bicentennial

The Land Between the Lakes 2020 Heritage Geocache Challenge: Trigg County Bicentennial Begins Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area The annual Heritage Geocache Challenge is put on by the Heritage Program at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area as part of our outreach to the public, to get people to explore their forest and their history, and to share the unique heritage of the families from Between the Rivers. This year, there were two challenges. The first focused on the African American heritage of Lyon County Between the Rivers. The second challenge, beginning…
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Land Between the Lakes 2020 Geocache Challenge: African American Heritage of Lyon County Between the Rivers

The annual Heritage Geocache Challenge put on by the Heritage Program at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area as part of our outreach to the public, to get people to explore their forest and their history, and to share the unique heritage of the families from Between the Rivers. This year, there will be two challenges. The first will focus on the African American heritage of Lyon County Between the Rivers. The second challenge will begin in the fall and focus on the Bicentennial of Trigg County. For the “Land Between the Lakes 2020 Heritage Geocache Challenge:  African American…
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Public Hearing Notice 4.23.2019

Under Public Law, 88-578, citizens are afforded the opportunity to express their views concerning the recreational needs of the community. To provide a forum for discussion, an open public meeting is being held on April 30, 2019, at 10:00 am at the US Forest Service Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area located at 100 Van Morgan Drive, Golden Pond, Kentucky 42211, sponsored by the US Forest Service Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area and the Pennyrile Area Development District. The specific purpose of the meeting is to discuss the development of a Recreational Trails Program and Land &…
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