Birding for Beginners Workshop and bird count at Cummins Falls SP October 14, 2023

Birding for Beginners Workshop and bird count at Cummins Falls SP for Cornell Lab’s October Big Day on October 14th. Click “READ MORE” for registration link: Birding Workshop

The Friends of Harpeth River State Park are looking for volunteers

The Friends of Harpeth River State Park are looking for volunteers to assist with their first Harpeth Harvest fundraiser festival happening at Harpeth River State Park on November 4th. They are hoping to find experienced & knowledgeable hiking guides, crafters or just to have help with the various activities going on throughout the day. Here

TNP Autumn Newsletter September 23, 2023

Fall begins with the Autumnal Equinox Saturday, September 23, 2023, 02:50 A.M. EDT The autumnal equinox begins when the sun crosses the equator going from north to south. Tennessee Naturalist Program Courses: Currently all core courses are either in progress or have recently completed a term. (TNP core courses are taken as a whole and

Continuing Education – TN2 – Waterfowl Biology and Wetlands Ecology

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Saturday, October 28, 2023   9:00AM – 3:00PM  CDT  Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge 550 Refuge Lane New Johnsonville, TN 37134 Follow the paved road to the refuge office, the class meets in the back room. (From the gate, follow the paved road to the refuge office. If you get on gravel, you have made

Cumberland Mountain State Park TNP chapter is relocating down the plateau and into Cummins Falls State Park!

While Cumberland Mountain will always be treasured in our hearts for its rich CCC history, Cummins Falls will better accommodate our core class structure and allow Assistant State Naturalist Holly Taylor to continue as Chapter Coordinator. We are also excited to partner with Friends of Cummins Falls State Park. Look for registration openings later this

Pinecrest BioBlitz

Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7 10am-2pm Calling all observers! Everyone is invited to drop-in to the Pinecrest BioBlitz, a two-day event to catalog as many life forms around Pinecrest as possible.  Come anytime between 10am-2pm to receive a quick briefing on using iNaturalist and photography to document our nature observations before heading out

Tennessee Naturalist Course Tuition to Increase

The Tennessee Naturalist Program provides quality adult environmental education while maintaining our independence as a nonprofit organization and keeping our tuition rates significantly below other states’ naturalist programs.  TNP has grown in both scope and vision the last few years, adding three new chapters, building a custom database with enhanced reporting and administrative functionality, and expanding our