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Fall/Winter 2014 Workday Schedule

1965066_634414803291601_1497061045_nAll work sessions are from 9am-12pm, unless otherwise noted. Bring gloves, water and eye protection.

AMBC will provide tools, and our generous sponsors will feed you when you’re done!

 

Setpember 21 (1-5pm)

Sharps Ridge (Lunch sponsored by Fountain City Pedaler and The Casual Pint)

October 19

Meads Quarry
Lunch sponsored by Echelon Bicycles

November 8

Concord Park
Lunch & Piñata sponsored by TN Valley Bicycles

November 22

IC King Park
Lunch sponsored by The Bike Zoo

December 7

Haw Ridge
Lunch sponsored by Savory & Sweet Truck

Forks of the River WMA Hunting Schedule

fotr-opentrailForks of the River WMA is open year-round to cyclists & hikers, but certain trails are closed during hunting seasons. Per TWRA, only PERIMETER TRAIL at Forks will be open (i.e., Auggie’s Run, Bluff, and the leg of Dozer between Bluff and Burnett Creek Rd). The inner trails WILL be used by hunters during hunt dates.

Please be considerate of other trail / land users and respect these hunting dates. Hunt dates and trail closures will also be posted on AMBC’s calendar.

Contact Bill Smith at (865) 856-9711 with any trail use questions or issues at Forks of the River WMA.

 

All hunting is closed from Mar. 1 through 4th Friday in Aug., except for spring squirrel and spring turkey season. (All trails open to cyclists & foot traffic)

The early September waterfowl seasons are closed. Quail season – Nov. 1 – Jan. 15.

Dove season – Sep. 1, 6 and the remainder of the statewide season.

Dove (Youth/Adult) – Youth/Adult field will be open Sep. 6 to youths who must be accompanied by a licensed adult who may also hunt this field. The field will be opened to all hunters beginning on Sep. 7.

Pigeon is open with dove season.

Special Regulations – Shotguns, Muzzleloader and Archery equipment only.

Area closed one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise, except for raccoon and opossum hunters and scheduled events.

From Sep. 7 – Feb. 28. Closed on Tues. and Thurs. to non-hunters except for the paved greenway and perimeter trail. On Sat. and Sun. area closed to non-hunters till noon except for the paved greenway and perimeter trail.

From Apr. 4 – May 17 (Spring turkey) area closed to nonhunters till noon except for the paved greenway. and perimeter trail.

Paintball guns and accessories prohibited.

All animals accompanied by a non-hunting person are required to be leashed.

 

Spring 2014 Workday Schedule

011Here’s AMBC’s Spring 2014 workday schedule! All work sessions start at 9:00 and we’ll work for a few hours until lunch. Bring gloves, water and eye protection.

March 9:  Sharps Ridge
Lunch provided by Fountain City Pedaler

March 29: Urban Wilderness (meet at Meads Quarry)
Lunch provided by club members Clay and Denita Guerry at their house

April 13: Urban Wilderness (meet at Meads Quarry)
LUNCH SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE! Contact us to sponsor.

April 26: Concord Park
LUNCH SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE! Contact us to sponsor.

May 17: TBA

June 7: National Trails Day Work and Ride Weekend at Big South Fork, with camping Saturday night & group rides Saturday & Sunday
LUNCH SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE! Contact us to sponsor.