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  • 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 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 Pinecrest - Living Waters (virtual)
    August 16, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Intro
    August 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Reptiles & Amphibians
    August 20, 2021
    4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Living Waters (Field)
    August 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Insects
    August 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Forbs, Ferns & Fungi
    September 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Mammals
    September 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Nocturnal Naturalist (class portion)
    September 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Geology & Ecology
    October 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Birds
    October 4, 2021
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Forests
    October 8, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Group Hike
    October 8, 2021
    3:00 pm - 6:45 pm
  • TNP at Pinecrest - Nocturnal Naturalist
    October 8, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Beginning August 6th, 2021 the Tennessee Naturalist Program core course will be offered at our Memphis Chapter at Pinecrest. Pinecrest stretches over 450 acres of various ecosystems. The historic trails and homestead remnants give us a glimpse into the history of Native Americans and early settlers in the Wolf River wetlands and forested uplands of West Tennessee.