What we're about

Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes . . . promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities.

Our Wild Ones chapter is dedicated to educating and advocating for biodiversity in the Tennessee Valley. We offer a variety of programs and events throughout the year that teach sustainable landscaping practices using plants that are native to our region. We invite you to attend our programs and to become a member!

Learn more at TNValleyWildOnes.org (http://www.TNValleyWildOnes.org).

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The Wonder of Hummingbirds

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The Wonder of Hummingbirds
with Stephen Lyn Bales

FREE and Open to the Public via Zoom

The ruby-throated hummingbirds that spend their nesting season in Tennessee are marvels. Join us as we learn about their life history and all the native plants that will attract and keep them into your backyards.

A native of Gatlinburg, Stephen Lyn Bales is a natural historian and writer. He grew up with a roving curiosity and a national park in his backyard. Bales was an educator and naturalist for Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville for 20 years and routinely writes for The Tennessee Conservationist magazine and the online environmental journal Hellbender Press. He is the author of three natural history books: Natural Histories, Ghost Birds and Ephemeral by Nature all published by the University of Tennessee Press.

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10th Anniversary Founders Forum

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