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Entries from April 8th, 2011

The most popular posts on this Nashville hiking blog

April 8th, 2011 · 3 Comments · blogging

Earlier this week I installed a new WordPress plugin called Jetpack. Among the many features of Jetpack (listed below) is providing simple web traffic statistics; for instance, Jetpack shows how many people visit this blog each day, the Google search terms used to find this blog, other web sites and blogs that link to this […]

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I need a ride to local hiking events

April 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment · meeting hikers

Executive summary: I need a ride to local hikes. (Seriously.) I don’t think this humble Nashville hiking blog has yet achieved sufficient readership to make a real difference, or reach the goal of this particular post – but I’ll go ahead and publish this request anyway. My trusty 1995 Nissan Maxima is no longer viable; […]

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South Cove trail finally reopens at Radnor Lake

April 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on South Cove trail finally reopens at Radnor Lake · Radnor Lake

The eagerly anticipated reopening of Radnor Lake’s flood-ravaged South Cove hiking trail finally happened on Sunday, April 3, 2011. The South Cove hiking trail at Radnor Lake has been strictly off limits since the major flooding occurred 11 months ago during the first few days of May 2010. The scuttlebutt trickling down to me was […]

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Video – Canada Goose, Three Goslings Grooming at Radnor Lake

April 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Video – Canada Goose, Three Goslings Grooming at Radnor Lake · canada goose, Radnor Lake

This short video shows a Canada Goose and three (3) of her goslings engaging in a little self-grooming activity – a good example of how young animals learn by emulating a parent.

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Video – Large Gray Rat Snake at Radnor Lake

April 4th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Radnor Lake, Reptiles, snakes

This is one of three videos of a large gray rat snake photographed at Radnor Lake on June 3, 2008. This prime specimen – one of the largest rat snakes I have ever seen anywhere – was found crossing the trail at Radnor Lake somewhere between the lake and Ganier Ridge. The original post describing […]

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