Moth Night at Cedars of Lebanon SP – Friday, 26 July 2019

On Friday night, 26 July 2019, John Froeschauer, retired Interpretive Specialist for Tennessee State Parks and members of Friends of Cedars of Lebanon State Park, will setup moth lights and other attractants for a fun night of moth spotting at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome.

sphynx-moth-78363882John will setup behind the nature center about dusk, so plan to get there by 8:00 PM. If you have a moth field guide, bring it. Also, bring a camera. Some of these moths are spectacular.
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National Moth Week is 20-28 July 2019. For more information on this annual event and on attracting moths, visit: http://nationalmothweek.org/

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Friends Group Meeting – Saturday, 3 August 2019 @ 10 AM

Greetings Friends of Cedars of Lebanon State Park & Guests,

meetingThe Friends of Cedars of Lebanon State Park will meet on Saturday morning, 3 August 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Sadie Ford Historic Farm. 

The Sadie Ford Historic Farm is located across Highway 231 (and about 500 feet south of) the entrance to Cedars of Lebanon State Park.

If you love Cedar Forest and want to help make it even better for current and future generations, please join us on Saturday, August 3.

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Park Expansion & Plans For The Future

Much like my waist over pretty much any holiday, Cedars of Lebanon State Park more than doubled overnight when 2000+ acres previously managed by the Tennessee Department of Forestry under the Tennessee Department of Agriculture was transferred to Cedars of Lebanon State Park which falls under the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. In addition, talk continues of a park-to-park Greenway extending from Cedars of Lebanon State Park to Long Hunter State Park along what is now W. Cedar Forest Road.

The Lebanon Democrat recently published a piece on the land transfer and possible Greenway written by Sinclaire Sparkman. In addition to her journalistic duties, Ms. Sparkman is enrolled in the Tennessee Naturalist Program at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. Thank you, Sinclaire for your volunteer work in and around the park & forest, and for the article below. Click the image below for the high-resolution version.

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