Land Between the Lakes

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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Land Between the Lakes, the Daniel Boone National Forest and other National Forests in the Southern Region are waiving campground fees for those displaced by Hurricane Harvey. 


National forests in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia are among more than a dozen across the South waiving campground fees for people displaced by recent flooding in Texas and elsewhere.

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More than half a million visitors are expected to be in the area for Monday’s total solar eclipse. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and U.S. Forest Service Fire Prevention Officer Jaye Gilmore discuss how people can safely enjoy this astronomical event of a lifetime.

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  Land Between the Lakes is removing old structures and sites in what they say is a step towards ‘sustainable recreation.’

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The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in western Kentucky is offering prime viewing spots for the upcoming total solar eclipse next month.

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Producers of a show airing on KET that highlights Kentucky’s waterways and spirits industry are setting sights on Paducah and the surrounding region.