TNP at Cumberland Mountain State Park


  • April 14, 2021
    12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • April 20, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:45 pm
  • April 21, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:45 pm
  • April 27, 2021
    12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • April 28, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Beginning April 13th, 2021 the Tennessee Naturalist Program core course will be offered at the Cumberland Mountain State Park. This 1,720-acre park was acquired in 1938 to provide a recreational area for some 250 families selected to homestead on the Cumberland Plateau.

TNP at Owls Hill – Ferbs, Ferns, Mosses


  • April 15, 2021
    1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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TNP at Audubon Acres


  • TNP at Audubon Acres - Herpetology
    April 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • TNP at Audubon Acres - Insects
    May 1, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • TNP at Audubon Acres - Invertebrates
    May 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • TNP at Audubon Acres - Mammals
    June 5, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

Beginning January 9th, 2021 the Tennessee Naturalist Program core course will be offered at Audubon Acres! Located at the beautiful Elise Chapin Wildlife Sanctuary, Audubon Acres is home of the Chattanooga Audubon Society.

TNP at Ijams Nature Center


  • TNP at Ijams - Living Waters
    April 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Ferns, Flowers, Fungi
    May 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Trees & Forests
    June 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Invertebrates
    July 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Reptiles & Amphibians
    August 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Birds of Tennessee
    September 18, 2021
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Tennessee Mammals
    October 9, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Nocturnal Naturalists
    October 23, 2021
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Closing
    November 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Since 2014 Ijams Nature Center has offered the Tennessee Naturalist Program core course, and we are happy to announce that registration for the 2021 season of TNP is now open! Classes begin on February, 20th 2021 and meet every month through November. Ijams can’t wait to host another successful season of TNP!

TNP at Paris Landing – Ferns, Forbs, Mosses


  • April 17, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:30 pm

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TNP at Owls Hill – Mammals


  • April 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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TNP at Owls Hill – Mammals


  • April 29, 2021
    1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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TNP at Owls Hill – Nocturnal Naturalist


  • May 6, 2021
    4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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TNP at Cedars of Lebanon


  • TNP at Cedars - Becoming a Naturalist
    May 8, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • TNP at Cedars - Geology
    May 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • TNP at Cedars - Forests & Trees
    June 5, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • TNP at Cedars - Living Waters
    June 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • TNP at Cedars - Ecology & Plants
    June 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • TNP at Cedars - Nocturnal Naturalist & Astronomy
    July 10, 2021 - July 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • TNP at Cedars - Invertebrates
    July 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • TNP at Cedars - Mammals
    August 14, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • TNP at Cedars - Birds
    August 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • TNP at Cedars - Reptiles & Amphibians
    September 25, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Beginning May 8th, 2021 the Tennessee Naturalist Program core course will be offered at our Cedars of Lebanon Chapter. Cedars of Lebanon State Park is located in Wilson County south of Lebanon, TN. The park consists of approximately 3,600 acres, including two state natural areas, and sits adjacent to Cedars of Lebanon State Forest. Land in and around the park is known for its limestone cedar glades, a unique type of ecosystem adapted to thin (often nonexistent) soil typical of areas in the Central Basin.

TNP at Owls Hill – Nocturnal Naturalist


  • May 8, 2021
    4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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