WildOnes Spring Plant Sale & ExpoFirst Horizon Pavilion 1826 Reggie White Blvd, Chattanooga, TN
Regional native plant nurseries, local and regional vendors and exhibitors, food trucks will all be present (including TNPS). The event is free and open to the public. TNPS will have a table to sell books and provide membership information.
Field Trip: Early Spring at Soak Ash CreekSteiner Bell Lodge Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pitman Center, TN
Description: We will take an early spring hike around the Soak Ash Creek area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Pittman Center, TN. This 20-acre addition to the National Park was made possible in 2011 by the Friends of the Smokies and has been the site of extensive invasive removal throughout the last […]
Field Trip: Taylor Hollow OutingLarkspur Conservation Bear Creek Road, Westmoreland, TN
Description: The Tennessee Native Plant Society will have an early spring hike in Taylor Hollow State Natural Area. After parking at Larkspur Conservation, we’ll walk to the trailhead of Taylor Hollow, then walk about 2 ½ miles. Trail etiquette and group dynamics will be emphasized. If we’ve had a warm spring and we’re lucky, we […]
Field Trip: Prairie Grove GladePrairie Grove Glade 2048 State Hwy 20 (Love's Travel Center), Tuscumbia, AL
Description: Prairie Grove Glade is the largest remaining intact limestone cedar glade in north Alabama and is home to many rare plants, including two that are federally endangered. We should see the following on our trip: lyreleaf bladderpod (Paysonia lyrata) - Federally endangered 3 counties in NW AL, Alabama gladecress (Leavenworthia alabamica) - endemic to […]
Field Trip: Frozen Head Wildflower WalkFrozen Head State Park 964 Flat Fork Rd, Wartburg, TN
Description: This is a joint outing sponsored by TNPS and TCWP. All are welcome. We will have an excellent opportunity to see spring wildflowers. The first mile is ideal for those with limited hiking capabilities; the trail is wide and flat. For those continuing the next 2 miles are steeper and rougher but still moderate. […]
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 […]
Earth Day Dash & ExpoSouthwest Tennessee Community College 737 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN
The Southwest Tennessee Community College Science Club will host an Earth Day Dash & Expo on April 20th. TNPS will have a table to sell books and provide membership information.
Trails & Trilliums, & Native Plant SaleBeersheba Springs Assembly 58 Hedge Avenue, Beersheba Springs, Tennessee
Trails & Trilliums is a weekend-long naturalist rally, put on by the Friends of South Cumberland State Parks and sponsored by Lodge Cast Iron. Headquartered at the Beersheba Springs Assembly in Beersheba Springs, the festival offers a slate of guided hikes and nature-themed presentations and workshops. A native plant tent is one of the primary […]
Field Trip: Little Cedar MountainLittle Cedar Mountain I-24, Exit 158, Chattanooga, TN
Description: This is sponsored by TNPS and TCWP. A wonderful place for spring wildflowers like spreading rockcress and wild hyacinth. If there is interest and time, we could take a second hike to see the rare native smoke tree on the Middle Cedar Mountain. Meeting Places/Times: (1) Little Cedar Mtn. Trailhead (10:30 AM EDT, 9:30 […]
Spring Wildflower PilgrimageGreat Smoky Mountains National Park Gatlinburg, TN
Information and registration for the Great Smoky Mountain Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage will be coming soon.