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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Nocturnal Animals of the Big South Fork: An Interpretive Program at Blue Heron Campground, Saturday, May 24

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News Release Date: May 19, 2014
Contact: Chelsea Lauber, 606-376-3787
Contact: Dave Carney, 423-569-9778

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area announces a 45-minute, ranger-led interpretive program about Big South Fork's nocturnal animals.  Please come and enjoy an evening outdoors with Ranger Chelsea Lauber at the campfire circle to learn more about a myriad of nocturnal animals that are awake during the night, how these animals have adapted to a life in the dark, and how we can keep these wild animals wild!  This fun, fact-filled evening activity begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, May 24, at the Blue Heron Campground.

This campfire circle program is free of charge and wheelchair accessible.  Please wear weather-appropriate clothing.  Everyone is welcome.

For directions or additional information, please call the Blue Heron Interpretive Center at (606) 376-3787.

Did You Know?

Black bear now live in and around Big South Fork.

In the mid-1990's black bear were released in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area to study relocation techniques and to determine whether adequate habitat existed in the area. There are now an estimated 40 - 50 bear living in and around the park. More...