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Bid farewell to our smallest birds as they migrate south! Crafts, games, puppet shows and more will celebrate these jewels of the sky.
Leaders: The Bir
Age level: Ages 8 and up
Call to register: 615-352-6299
Unlock the mysteries of hummingbirds at this question and answer session about one of our favorite birds.
Leader: Heather Gallagher
Music starts at 1:30pm.
For event details and contact information please visit: http://musicianscornernashville.com/
Free and open to the public, this exhibit showcases 8 talented craft artists.
Exhibit is on display from July 29-September 23
It’s time for a new book! Discover our latest favorite children’s book here in time for fall. This is an “on your own” activity along the Little Acorn trail behind the Nature Center.
Stroll the meadow at Butler Field and to enjoy tall ironweed, goldenrod, and more fall wildflowers.
Watch the hummingbirds on the back porch, take a quiz about our smallest bird, and learn about attracting these flying jewels to your own backyard.
Have you ever wondered how much of a tree, flower, or blade of grass is hidden below the ground? Get down the root of things and investigate the hidden treasures of the plant world.
Explore some of our most important natural resources, create a recycled craft, and learn about how every one of us can help take care of the natural environment.
Join musicians and music lovers for an evening of bluegrass, delicious food and drink, and FUN for the entire family! All proceeds help protect and preserve the Parks.
Calling all teachers with a passion for nature and an eagerness to share it with students; hike with other teachers, make new friends and share ideas. A morning in the Park is sure to inspire!
Taste the harvest and observe the insects of the organic garden during this simple stroll.
Free community jazz concert series hosted at Cumberland Park.
Plants are all around us—trees, vines and wildflowers grow green with the Sun’s light. Learn about anatomy, photosynthesis, growth, and reproduction all about Producers. ($25 participant fee for 4 Fall Series Classes)
Fall is here and it’s prime time for bird migration. Grab your binoculars and explore Beech Woods in search of birds. Beginners and experts are welcome!
Stroll through a beautiful meadow and enjoy the amazing array of flowers.
An animal’s habitat is its home. Let’s explore the forest, field and creek to find clues about the animals that call these places home.
Her artistic work spans several decades and features a wide range of landscapes, wildlife and nature, abstract compositions, and more.
The autumnal equinox has come and gone and now it’s officially FALL. Search for seasonal changes, big and small, as you hike with a naturalist through forest and field.
Celebrate your sanctuary in the city and spend the day outdoors giving back by helping to maintain and improve our much loved hiking trails.
According to the calendar it is fall, but tomato plants are still producing. Bring your green tomatoes to explore different methods of food preservation.
Saunter along the Old Roadway with a naturalist and explore the beauty of this glorious season.
Let’s determine what birds are flying through by observing a real research project: bird banding!
Celebrate fall break with a hike up Tornado Ridge and experience one of our favorite ridges
Join us as we use nets to explore the fields, trees and gardens in search of leaf hoppers, spittle bugs, gall wasps, ant lions, and gulf fritillaries, just to name a few.
All interest and birding levels are invited to walk the fields and trails looking for birds.
Fall is the perfect time to go camping in Tennessee! Learn tricks and trades of camping from the experts.
Explore what happens to trees in the fall: why the leaves change color and who inhabits the trees.
Meet REAL astronomers with telescopes at the Special Events Field in Edwin Warner Park to view stars, planets and constellations.
Explore the spices of India, in this cooking class using garden fresh vegetables and herbs.
Let’s learn about rat snakes, garter snakes, and other legless reptiles.
Join musicians and music lovers for an evening of bluegrass, delicious food and drink, and FUN for the entire family
Check off several requirements for these badges while learning about forest ecology, identifying trees, and having fun at this program just for scouts!
Focus on animals that exclusively eat plants, from insects to mammals! We will look at the energy cycle through the eyes of Primary Consumers-the herbivores. ($25 participant fee for 4 Fall Series Classes)
From early morning registration to water stops along the route , volunteers are critical to the success of this event that; protects and preserves Warner Parks.
Ride the mountain bike trails by checking out a FREE mountain bike from us at the Percy Warner Golf Course trailhead.
Indulge your love of raptors as we watch the sky, learn the best way to spot – and distinguish – our many raptors.
Enjoy glorious colors of autumn while we hike and chat about our wonderful trees
Investigate what makes some animals “spook” some of us and explore why they aren’t so scary after all.
What makes honeybees so fascinating, why are they in trouble, what can you do right now to help them? Learn the answers to these questions, all about raising solitary (stingless) bees as pollinators in your backyard and even taste some delicious local honey.
We will use nature as our canvas and create art in the park, based on the work of Andrew Goldsworthy.
Join us to learn about winter bird research and how to become a Project FeederWatch volunteer.
We will take our adventure to the nearby trails as we focus our attention on the leaves of fall.
Bring a picnic supper to enjoy with campfire songs, games, and s’mores of course!
Let me introduce you to many of the trees around the Nature Center. Hopefully you’ll soon learn to ID those in your own backyard.
Landscaping, sweeping, and mopping are just some of the maintenance for this 200-year-old structure.
Lace up your hiking shoes and join us for a fall hike in an undisturbed forest. Let’s explore the hilltops and hollows of this special place.
Before it was Warner Parks, this land was home to many families. Meet some of those people. See their pictures and hear their stories of growing up in the Parks.
They’re top of the food chain, the omnivores and carnivores. Learn about Secondary Consumers; animals that eat everything and some that just eat meat. ($25 participant fee for 4 Fall Series Classes)
Always amazing and somewhat unbelievable, a mushroom hunt turns up the weirdest things.
Bring your questions and learn more about these birds and how to attract them to your own backyard.
Join us and pitch in on the effort to protect our native plants and fight back against these botanical bullies.
Lace up your hiking boots and bring your hiking poles on this magical hike into an undisturbed forest.
Join us for a rugged hike on the beautiful tract of land known as the Hill Forest, only accessible with a guide. The climb is worth it!
What is your favorite way to stay warm in the winter? Come explore the many ways animals prepare for the cold months ahead.
Bundle up and come on out to enjoy our featured book for the season! This is an “on your own” activity along the Little Acorn trail behind the Nature Center.
Let’s go on a seed hunt; hickory nuts, walnuts, acorns and wildflower seeds will be easy to find in the forest and field.
It’s time to start planning next year’s garden! Bring seeds from your to share and swap with other local gardeners in preparation for next spring’s growing season.
It’s time to get ready for next year’s garden! Learn all about planning and growing your own beautiful organic garden.
Complete some requirements of the Webelos Geologist badge at this hands-on workshop.
Scavengers and decomposers complete the end of the energy cycle. Learn about our local scavengers and examine the forest and garden for decomposers. ($25 participant fee for 4 Fall Series Classes)
Find answers to some of your most pressing questions and discover some fascinating winter wonders.
Meet us around the fire to sing winter songs and tell winter stories.
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