Tennessee Naturalist Program

Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary Chapter


Julie Eperjesi, Director of Education
Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary
545 Beech Creek Road South, Brentwood, TN 37027

Phone: 615-370-4672
Email: kristin@owlshill.org
Website: OwlsHill.org

2018-2019 Course

Owl's Hill will be offering two sessions of the Tennessee Naturalist Program. Session 1 will be held on Saturdays; Session 2 will be held on Thursday afternoons. Cost for each session is $250. If you are interested, email us at kristin@owlshill.org.

Course schedule in pdf ~ Course registration

course schedule

Dates for the February classes are 2/23 and 2/28.



Aquatic sampling
  • Aquatic sampling
  • Checking out the tadpoles
  • Time to try our hand at journaling.
  • Instructor Steve Murphree examines invertebrates in a rotting log during
    Owl's Hill invertebrate class. Photo by Teri Wildt.
  • Forest Class from Owl’s Hill Chapter
    Gail Eichelberger and Betty Ann Lay blow bubbles through twig.
  • Cyndi Routledge, Jennifer Knott and Larry Marchese study twigs in Owl’s Hill forestry class.
  • Dave Walters (instructor) cores a tree during Owl's Hill Chapter forestry
  • Bob English (Instructor) with a skink found under a rotting log.
  • Looking for creatures in the creek.
  • Searching for aquatic organisms in the upper pond.
  • Identifying and sharing our new knowledge of aquatic organisms large and small.
  • Our 2014 naturalist class at Owl's Hill.
  • Insects with Steve Murphree
  • Searching and finding
  • Examining and identifying