Land Between the Lakes

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Land Between the Lakes is gathering community input to guide recreation and education programs for the next decade. 

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Authorities say a Tennessee man who entered the bison enclosure in a national recreation area straddling Kentucky and Tennessee was attacked.

Land Between the Lakes spokesman Chris Joyner tells news outlets that the man approached the bison after illegally entering the enclosure and was rammed Wednesday night. The man was at the South Bison Range, which has no driving trails.

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Nonprofit group Friends of Land Between the Lakes has appointed a new executive director.

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West Virginia's elk herd could rise to more than 100 by early summer, after this year's calves are born, according to the state's elk project leader.

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   The Tennessee Valley area is rich with wildlife, nature, and sites of historical and archeological significance. To keep these areas in good condition, the Tennessee Valley Authority founded an outreach program that allows members of the community to aid in the preservation of these public lands. 

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      The Golden Pond Planetarium, located in Land Between the Lakes adjacent to the visitor center, has been open since 1979. Dr. Jim Gould, an advisor for Friends of Land Between the Lakes, visits Sounds Good to discuss the many different educational opportunities the planetarium offers the Western KY community. 

Beyond Limits, a volunteer driven charity organization/hiking team, was created by Dr. Jacqui Lowman to prove that with teamwork, love, and persistence, nothing is impossible. This spring, Beyond Limits will be traversing the North-South trail of Land Between the Lakes. MSU professor and team member, Dr. Mike Gowen, visits the studio to talk about their upcoming adventure.

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area says it plans to open most campgrounds and attractions on Friday but will have some flood-related limitations.

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  Not unlike the Philadelphia Eagles dominating the Super Bowl, a group of bald eagles are dominating Land Between The Lakes.

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is offering free Christmas trees to those who want to visit and cut them down.

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