Landscaping with Native Plants

Landscaping with Native Plants . . . In the spring many of us think about cleaning out flower beds and planting native plants that brighten our landscape and provide for Tennessee wildlife.

Birds & Winter

by Joan Greene Baby, it is cold outside.  On winter days like today one becomes aware of the tenaciousness of birds. According to Bernd Heinrich in Cornell’s All About Birds blog, “They (birds) solve the winter survival problem in many ways, often by doing many things at once.  . . . The most simple formula:

BioBlitz – An Intense Field Study

by Joan Greene According to Wikipedia: A BioBlitz, also written without capitals as bioblitz, is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Groups of scientists, naturalists and volunteers conduct the field study over a set period of time. On Saturday, September 12, 2020,

TN2 Course – Field Botany

Field botany is back!  This TNP sponsored 36-hour Field Botany course will span four weekends during the year in various Middle and East Tennessee locations.  Instruction will focus on field ID techniques through an introduction to plant morphology, botanical terms, and plant communities using various field guides, plant keys, and other resources.  Each weekend class