Update on tick borne diseases in East Tennessee

Dr. Richard Gerhold, who in 2021 presented a program on tick-borne diseases cosponsored by TCWP and the UT Arboretum Society , will follow that up on March 30 with a 7 p.m. Zoom program on Thursday, March 30. Dr. Gerhold will discuss updates on tick abundance and prevalence, as well as the spread of the […]

Garlic Mustard Pull/Wildflower Walk

Rolling Hills Apartment135 W Vanderbilt Dr, Oak Ridge, TN

The Greenway behind Oak Ridge's Rolling Hills Apartments (formerly known as the Garden Apartments) is one of the best wildflower trails in Anderson County, but it is threatened by garlic mustard, a very invasive exotic that crowds out native plants. TCWP and Greenways Oak Ridge have been making headway in recent years in ridding the […]

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Hike at Frozen Head State Park

Frozen Head State Park964 Flat Fork Rd, Wartburg, TN

All are welcome for this joint outing cosponsored by TCWP and the Tennessee Native Plant Society (TNPS). We will have an excellent opportunity to see spring wildflowers. The first mile (Interpretive Loop) is ideal for those with limited hiking capabilities; the trail is wide and flat. For those continuing, the next 2 miles (Judge Branch […]

Hike at Little Cedar Mountain

Little Cedar Mountain

This hike is sponsored by TCWP and TNPS. Little Cedar Mountain is a wonderful place for spring wildflowers like spreading rock cress 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. We’ll meet for carpooling in Oak […]

Hike at Haw Ridge

Haw Ridge

On this outing cosponsored by TCWP and TNPS, we should be able to see an inconspicuous orchid, Wister’s coralroot, among many other spring wildflowers. Some of these flowers are growing on a small cedar barren. We’ll walk a loop of less than 2 miles. The trail is rough in places. We’ll meet in Oak Ridge […]