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  • Registration Open
    January 9, 2023 - February 15, 2023
    8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Becoming a Naturalist
    February 25, 2023
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Geology and Ecology
    March 11, 2023
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Mammals
    March 25, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Reptiles & Amphibians
    April 8, 2023
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Birds of Tennessee
    April 22, 2023
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Forests
    May 13, 2023
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Nocturnal Naturalist
    May 20, 2023
    6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Forbs, Ferns, Mosses & More
    June 10, 2023
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Invertebrates
    June 24, 2023
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • TNP at Long Hunter SP - Living Waters
    July 8, 2023
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2023 COURSE OPENS MONDAY, JANUARY 9 AT 8PM
NOTE: Long Hunter State Park’s TNP chapter was formerly known as and located at Cedars of Lebanon State Park from 2015 through 2022.


  • TNP at Ijams - Becoming a Naturalist
    February 18, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Tennessee Mammals
    March 18, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Reptiles and Amphibians
    April 15, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Birds of Tennessee
    April 29, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Ferns, Forbs, Mosses & More
    May 20, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Nocturnal Naturalist
    June 10, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Invertebrates
    July 15, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Living Waters
    August 19, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Trees and Forests
    September 16, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - Geology
    October 14, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • TNP at Ijams - TNP Closing Ceremony
    November 11, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Registration Open
    December 15, 2023 - February 15, 2024
    8:00 am - 11:55 pm

Since 2014 Ijams Nature Center has offered the Tennessee Naturalist Program core course, and we are happy to announce that registration for the 2023 season of TNP will soon! Classes begin on February, 18th 2023 and meet every month through November. Ijams can’t wait to host another successful season of TNP!