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05/01/2013 - current
Q&A: Billie Cantwell, President of the Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society
Published 08/21/2013 at 9:58 a.m.
The 2013-14 president of the Knoxville chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society, Billie Cantwell is passionate about birding, which she says is now the fastest-growing hobby in the country. In addition to its birding trips and hikes, work days at ...
Dirty Water: Why Are Knoxville Waterways So Filthy This Year? Blame the Heavy Rainfall
Published 07/24/2013 at 11:11 a.m. 1 Comment
Life in the modern world is a recipe for runoff, with lots of impervious asphalt, which lets stormwater race off in great sheets, and lots of cleared topsoil and chemical waste, which often make their way directly into streams.
Mysterious Waters: Revisiting Some Old Sailors’ Superstitions
Published 05/29/2013 at 11:21 a.m.
Whether it’s a charmed spot to fish in, a beat-up hat you wear fishing, or your pre-launch rituals, many of us have our quirky good-luck charms for area waters. Sailors’ and fishermen’s superstitions about what causes bad luck are a ...
LAKE LIFE CALENDAR: MAY 30-JUNE 9
Published 05/29/2013 at 11:14 a.m.
River and lake-related events in the Knoxville area.
Three Favorites From Tennessee’s “Watchable Wildlife” List You Might Witness Riverside
Published 05/15/2013 at 12:11 p.m.
“Watchable wildlife” is the phrase the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency uses to describe the critters that walk, fly, or swim through our fields, forests, streams, rivers, lakes, and skies. There are more of them than most of us have ever ...
Some Points To Ponder Before Buying a Boat
Published 05/08/2013 at 12:43 p.m.
You can work and plan your whole life for your dream boat, but on the day that you’re ready to buy, how will you select the watercraft that’s exactly right for you and your family? A few things to consider ...
Catfish Tales: Monster or Just Misunderstood?
Published 05/01/2013 at 10:13 a.m.
It’s usually an old man who tells you your first story about the Big Fish. You’re a kid, throwing out a line with your grandfather, when he spins a tale about a catfish as big as he is—a crabby, carnivorous ...