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Sevierville Completes Connector for Middle Creek Greenway

Sevierville Completes Connector for Middle Creek Greenway

Middle Creek Greenway is now open! The new one-mile section connects existing greenways on Veterans Boulevard and Eastgate Road, providing a vital link that allows users to go from downtown Sevierville all the way into Pigeon Forge. Middle Creek Greenway ...

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Sevierville Holding Middle Creek Greenway Grand Opening

Sevierville Holding Middle Creek Greenway Grand Opening

The annual City Arbor Day Celebration is scheduled for Friday and will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Middle Creek Greenway and presentation of the City’s Tree City USA Award. The event will begin at 11 a.m. on ...

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Public Asked to Report Sightings of Pygmy Rattlesnakes in Tennessee

Public Asked to Report Sightings of Pygmy Rattlesnakes in Tennessee

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is assisting wildlife biologists at Tennessee State University in research to determine the distribution of pygmy rattlesnakes in Tennessee. The pygmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius) is listed as a threatened species in Tennessee and the research ...

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The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking: Alcatraz East Exhibit Opening Soon

The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking: Alcatraz East Exhibit Opening Soon

The Pigeon Forge attraction Alcatraz East will host a new temporary exhibit focused on illegal wildlife trafficking. When a Minnesota-based dentist paid $54,000 to trophy hunt in Zimbabwe in 2015 with a professional guide, he unknowingly was about to kill ...

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Ripley’s Aquarium Celebrates Birth of Baby Penguins on World Penguin Day

Ripley’s Aquarium Celebrates Birth of Baby Penguins on World Penguin Day

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is celebrating the birth of its 3rd and 4th African Black-Footed Baby Penguin on World Penguin Day, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. “The new baby brother penguins are Benny Hill born on February 17 weighing in ...

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Gatlinburg Earth Week “Going Green” with New Events

Gatlinburg Earth Week "Going Green" with New Events

Each spring when the mountains turn green, Gatlinburg celebrates “Going Green” in a big way during the annual Gatlinburg Earth Week Celebration. The week-long celebration running Monday, April 17 to Saturday, April 21, 2017, presented by Hilton Garden Inn Gatlinburg, ...

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