Tennessee State Parks Partnering with American Canoe Association to Offer Low-Cost Kayaking Instruction

Twelve Tennessee State Parks (TSP) is joining the Tennessee chapter of the American Canoe Association (ACA) to offer low-cost kayaking instruction on May 21st, according to a press release by the Department of Environment and Conservation.

The Kayak 101 classes are being offered by ACA-certified kayak instructors as part of National Safe Boating Week, according to the TSP website. The classes, which normally cost between $50 and $100, are being offered for $15 and begin at 9 a.m.

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Volunteers Needed for Tennessee’s Annual ‘Weed Wrangle’

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Tennesseans are invited to participate March 5th in the state’s annual Weed Wrangle, part of a national effort to remove invasive plants from public spaces, according to a press release by the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation.

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Radnor Lake State Park Gets Colorblind Viewfinders

Radnor lake state park has just announced its installation of colorblind correcting viewfinders. The state park announced on their FaceBook Thursday about their new additions. The viewfinders cost the Tennessee Department of Tourism $3,000 but the special lenses that correct colorblindness were donated by EnChroma. 

EnChroma is also the company that created the colorblind corrective glasses and sunglasses. With technology designed by UC Berkley mathematician and Ph.D. Scientist, the company has received many five-star ‘life-changing reviews. 

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