An organization that supports the efforts of Land Between the Lakes has won an award for its hard work.
The Land Between the Lakes Association, also known as Friends of LBL, received the 2012 “Partners in Excellence Award.” The association employes the interpreters and educators that work at The Homeplace, Woodlands Nature Station and the Golden Pond Planetarium.
LBLA employees plan and present interpretive programs daily, special events monthly, and group programs for school, homeschool, and other groups. Together, these educators reach more than 118,000 people. LBLA also employs the Volunteer Coordinator for Land Between The Lakes. In 2012, volunteers contributed more than 109,000 hours collecting trash, improving trails, working on heritage restoration projects, and working at campgrounds. Information about becoming a Friends of LBL supporter or volunteer can be found at www.friendsoflbl.org.