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Get ready for the Wild Wander: Plant Natives Weekend

The Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones, a group dedicated to connecting the community to native plants, will host a Plant Natives Weekend festival to showcase all things nature.

Folks shopping at the Plant Nursery at Reflection Riding

Spend a weekend learning about and shopping native plants like ones found at Reflection Riding’s Native Plant Nursery.

Photo by Reflection Riding

Folks can join the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones for its Wild Wander: Plant Natives Weekend on Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14.

This three-day event highlights the group’s mission of connecting the community with native plants through programming like educational talks, hikes around the city, and a market. You can expect:

  • Friday, April 12 | Mini symposium | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Finley Stadium | Discussions on invasive species management, bees + trees, parasitic management, and more.
  • Saturday, April 13 | Marketplace and expo | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | First Horizon Pavilion | Shop from local nurseries and vendors, meet with experts and conservationists + enjoy kid-friendly workshops.
  • Sunday, April 14 | Workshops and hikes | 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | Various locations | Take part in activities like a hike at Stringer’s Ridge, a field trip to Little Cedar Mountain + a botanical illustrations workshop.

Note: You must pre-register for the events on Friday + Sunday.

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