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Children playing a game in a grassy field.
Information icon Bat vs. Bug Chase Game. Photo by Andrew Currie, USFWS.

Dale Hollow holds sixth Wilderness Day Camp

The Friends of Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery hosted the sixth annual Wilderness Day Camp on July 12, 2018. The event was co-sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps).

Men in their TNWRA uniforms help children fire wooden arrows from plastic bows.
Archery instruction. Photo by Andrew Currie, USFWS.

Activity stations included BB-gun and archery target shooting, water safety, a dog care and handling demonstration, fly rod casting, and an introduction to bats. Fifty children and 20 adults attended the event, which was held at the Corps’ picnic shelter at the Dale Hollow Dam site. David Pelren and Michael Gale of the Cookeville Ecological Services Field Office assisted with the event. Thanks to all of the agency personnel, friends group members, and volunteers for making this event such a success.

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