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Buttercups Are Creating Yellow Landscapes

Buttercups Are Creating Yellow Landscapes By Steve Roark Volunteer Interpreter for Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Driving down the road you may enjoy seeing pasture and hay fields full of lovely yellow flowers, which are buttercups.  While I agree they … Continue reading

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Be an Astronomer for One Night

Be an Astronomer for One Night By: Steve Roark TN Dept. of Agriculture, Forestry Division   The winter night sky gives you the opportunity to see a few things you may not have thought you could see.  In one small … Continue reading

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Firewise

Living with Fire By: Steve Roark TN Dept. Agriculture, Forestry Division The anniversary of the fires of Gatlinburg is coming up, so I thought it good to discuss fire and our relationship with it especially in a forest. We live … Continue reading

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