Tennessee State Parks featured on East Tennessee Television Series, Tellico Village Naturally

Randy Hedgepath, one of the most sought after interpretive naturalists in the southeast is the featured guest on the popular Tellico Village Broadcasting nature and natural history television series, Tellico Village Naturally.
Randy Hedgepath, State Naturalist appears on Tellico Village Broadcasting
Randy Hedgepath, State Naturalist appears on Tellico Village Broadcasting
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Nov. 28, 2016 - PRLog -- Ray Wright,  award winning station manager for Tellico Village Broadcasting  announced today that the episode featuring Tennessee Parks State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath is the most recent episode of Tellico Village Naturally that is available for viewing.

Per Wright, "It is due to new programming such as Tellico Village Naturally that our viewership is increasing not only among residents of Tellico Village, but among internet viewers who wish to learn more about Tellico Village, and the beautiful and interesting area in which we are located."

Tellico Village Naturally is a series that is produced to showcase to its residents and viewers the natural world that is in and arround Tellico Village, which is located in Loudon County, in East Tennessee.

Past episodes include a visit to the American Eagle Foundation in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. There, creator/producer, and host Keith Sanderson interviewed Al Cecere, founder of AEF about the various raptors native to the area.

The show also showcased Claire Moxim and Elliot Firestone of Monroe County Friends of Animals whose group has helped rescue more than 24,000 dogs and cats. Other  notable naturalists, wildlife biologists, and animal advocates have also appeared.

Sanderson says, "We are delighted that Randy appeared on Tellico Village Naturally. His knowledge of the Tennessee State Parks and what they contain is breathtaking. Plus, his enthusiasm about the subject will make viewers want to drop what they are doing and join him for a hike."

In the episode of Tellico Village Naturally in which Randy appears he provides an overview of the 56 state parks in the Tennessee system and then a narrative that is punctuated with images of the newest Tennessee State Park, Seven Island State Park, Fort  Loudon Tennessee State Park and Historic Site,  Fall Creek Falls which Southern Living Magazine named the best state park in the southeast.

Among the notable attributes of Fall Creek Falls State Park is  the tallest waterfall in the eastern United States is located within its boundaries. Randy also discusses the parks that he calls "His hidden gems" such as Frozen Head Tennessee State Park.

According to information at the Tennessee State Parks website,  "Randy Hedgepath has more than 30 years of experience with Tennessee State Parks. Randy has served as a Ranger Naturalist at South Cumberland and Radnor Lake State Parks. He was appointed State Naturalist for Tennessee State Parks in 2007. A graduate of UT-Martin and former National Park Service Interpretive Specialist, Randy is one of the most sought after interpretive specialists in the southeastern United States."

"Thanks to guests like Randy, both our viewership and are ability to attract regionally and nationally known guests is growing," Says Sanderson

Tellico Village Naturally programming  can be viewed in Tellico Village on Charter Cable Television channel 193.  The episode can be viewed by those who don't subscribe to charter or who live outside of Tellico Village on vimeo https://vimeo.com/193258932

About Tellico Village Broadcasting:Tellico Village Broadcasting is a non-profit organization staffed by volunteers.

TVB broadcasts announcements of upcoming events and produces recorded video programs related to Tellico Village people and activities. These announcements and programs are viewed on Charter Cable 193; on our website home page, and on monitors at local Tellico Village facilities.

TVB is supported by and a component of the Tellico Village Property Owners Association.Our well-equipped recording and editing studio is located at 210 Chota Road; upstairs in the Public Safety Building. Our staff meetings are conducted on Tuesday mornings. Recordings are made on a scheduled basis.

About Tellico Village: A breathtaking location, outstanding amenities, exciting lifestyle, and a home of your choice will help you understand why "it's better at Tellico Village." Purchase an existing home, buy an available lot and build your dream house or find a condominium or town home to start experiencing everything that is special about our community. Tellico Village homes and lots can fit everyone's price range.

Tellico Village is located outside of Knoxville,  Tennessee on beautiful Lake Tellico. The Tellico Village has eight neighborhoods located in two adjacent counties, Loudon (ZIP 37774) and Monroe (ZIP 37885). All the neighborhoods provide ideal locations for a new retirement home.

New residents who are looking to build can take advantage of the community's preferred builders program. The eight preferred builders all have constructed numerous homes in Tellico Village, many from the early years of the community.

Other new arrivals find the right home, but decide it requires a personal touch. There are five preferred remodelers who take pride in delivering professional renovations from a new bathroom to a full home redo on time and on budget.

For those prospective residents who wish to visit Tellico Village, we offer three day/two night discovery tours as well as day tours. For more information see http://tellicovillage.org/discovery-package/

Keith Sanderson
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