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Seminar: Erin Manzitto-Tripp, Lichens of Tennessee

Speaker Erin Manzitto-Tripp is co-author of the "Field Guide to the Lichens of Great Smoky Mountains National Park". The GSMNP is home to 909 recognized species of lichens, more than any other national park in the U.S., as well as nearly half of all species known to occur in eastern North America.  Erin is an […]

Plant Natives 2023!

Chattanooga, TN UTC University Center, Chattanooga, TN

Plant Natives 2023! Speaker & Schedule Preview: March 17 Seminar: Nature Journaling with Janisse Ray March 18 Symposium: Thomas Ranier, keynote speaker Dr. Kristen Wickert Adam Bigelow Leslie Edwards

Seminar: Todd Crabtree, Rare Plants and Plant Communities of Southeast Tennessee

Speaker Tennessee State Botanist and member of Tennessee Natural Heritage Program Todd Crabtree will be speaking about some of our very rare plants and their plant communities. Todd is also a long-time member of TNPS, and a former VP and member of our board. He also serves as a field trip leader for TNPS and […]

Seminar: Allan Trently, Native Plant Highlights from West Tennessee – 2008 to Present

Speaker Allan Trently is the West Tennessee Stewardship Ecologist with the State Natural Areas Program of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. He manages and promotes 17 state natural areas in west Tennessee. That entails creating and updating plant and animal inventories, controlling invasive exotic plants, conducting ecological management, constructing and repairing trails, repairing […]

Trails & Trilliums

Beersheba Springs

One advantage of having “T&T” at the Beersheba Springs conference center is the opportunity for you to come, not just for a day ... but for the whole weekend!  You will be able to sign up for meals and lodging (with 90+ rooms available) at the historic site. More details coming in January with registration […]

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Gatlinburg, TN

Information and registration for the Great Smoky Mountain Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage will be coming soon.

TNPS Annual Conference

Cedars of Lebanon State Park 238 Cedar Forest Rd, Lebanon, TN

Any and all TNPS members are invited to attend the TNPS Annual Conference 2023 which will be held at Cedars of Lebanon State Park in conjunction with the Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glades Wildflower Festival. Details coming soon.

Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glades Wildflower Festival

Cedars of Lebanon State Park 238 Cedar Forest Rd, Lebanon, TN

Please join us in 2023 for the Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade Wildflower Festival, the evening of May 5 and  all day May 6, 2023 at Cedar of Lebanon State Park. All events will take place outside, weather permitting. There is not a food concession at the park, so bring snacks/food if you are planning to […]