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Looking for Spring on March 20 at Forks of the River!

Hello, spring! Come out, come out, wherever you are! Let’s celebrate the official first day of spring on March 20 by looking for signs that this exciting season has arrived at Forks of the River WMA. This hike is for girls in grades 2-4. … Continue reading

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Older Girls Celebrate Fall with Arboretum Hike!

To celebrate the beginning of the Fall season, six excited 3rd – 5th grade girls set out with their trail guides to experience the amazing sights and smells of September at the UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge. Although a cloudy … Continue reading

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Concord Park Birds and Fall Colors: Oct 4 for Grades 3-6!

Let’s look for the first signs of fall coming to Concord Park! We’ll be looking for early fall colors and late season wildflowers, and scanning the water and skies for birds with our binoculars. This hike and bird walk will be on … Continue reading

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Brownies Find Flowers, Fungi, Swallows and Skinks

Last weekend six adventuring Brownie Girl Scouts, their troop leaders, and two Girls Outside guides hiked Ijams’ Meads Quarry and Ross Marble areas. The young hikers had eagle eyes and spotted so many neat things — almost immediately they sighted … Continue reading

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Daisies Find Birds at Carl Cowan Park

Last week Girls Outside took their “Introduce a Girl to Bird Watching” program to Blue Grass Elementary’s Daisy Girl Scout Troop. The group met at Carl Cowan Park in West Knoxville, on the Tennessee River, to learn about Leave No … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Two Paths Diverged in a Yellow Wood

Although we were sorry we could not travel both, young hikers did find another gorgeous autumnal path on Sunday after learning Ijams Nature Center was closed. Nine intrepid hikers and their five adult guides took a stroll to the Key … Continue reading

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1st-3rd Grade Girls To Hike Ijams

*Update 9-23-14: This hike is now full and registration has closed. Autumnal colors will be in full swing for the Oct. 5 hike for girls in grades 1-3, which takes place from 2-4 p.m. on the trails at Ijams Nature … Continue reading

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