Virtual Tree Keepers 2021

Join us for Virtual Tree Keepers 2021! Registration is FREE here: https://bristoltn.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=588 Registration entitles you to virtual content (including videos and pdfs) from the Nature Center at Steele Creek Park and UT Agriculture Extension on all aspects of tree biology, maintenance, health, and garden tips. We’re also so happy to have an invited talk by […]

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2020 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Winners Announced

Thanks to all of the photographers who contributed images to this year’s photo contest, and congratulations to the award winners. CLICK HERE TO SEE A LIST OF THE WINNING PHOTOGRAPHERS AND LINKS TO THE PHOTOS Prints of all of these photos will soon be available for viewing downstairs (behind the Geology Wall Exhibit) at the […]

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2020 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Entries Now Available for Viewing

All of the images entered in this year’s Wildlife Weekend Amateur Photography Contest and Show are now available for viewing. To see the wonderful collection of pictures submitted for both the Adult and Youth Divisions CLICK HERE. Winning photographs will be announced this Friday (10/16/2020). Check back here Friday afternoon to see which images our […]

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2020 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Announced

Friends of Steele Creek Nature Center and Park has announced its 14th Annual Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest and Show, traditionally held in conjunction with Wildlife Weekend at Steele Creek Park, in Bristol Tennessee.  Amateur photographers of all ages, including children and teens, are encouraged to participate. Eligible photographs must be taken at Steele Creek Park […]

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Earth Week Bristol 2020

The first Earth Day, held on April 22nd, 1970, is generally heralded as the beginning of the modern environmental movement. It’s estimated that some 20 million Americans, approximately 10% of the entire U.S. population, participated in Earth Day activities in 1970. By the end of that year, the Environmental Protection Agency was created and the […]

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2019 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Announced

Friends of Steele Creek Nature Center and Park (“Friends”) has announced its 13th Annual Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest and Show. The event is being held in conjunction with Wildlife Weekend, October 11th and 12th at Steele Creek Park in Bristol, TN.  Amateur photographers of all ages, including children and teens, are encouraged to participate. Eligible […]

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2018 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Winners Announced

Winners of the 2018 Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest were announced Friday evening just prior to Andy Jones’ presentation on Appalachian Natural History. Thanks to all those who submitted photos; without you, we wouldn’t have a Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest and Show. Congratulations to all of the award the winners.  Your photographs are truly wonderful! And […]

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Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest and Show 2017

It’s time to start getting your favorite Steele Creek Park photos ready to submit to our 2017 Photo Contest and Show!  As in past years, the event is being held in conjunction with the annual Wildlife Weekend celebration at the Park. Amateur photographers of all ages, including children and teens, are encouraged to participate. Eligible […]

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Nature Center Expansion – Sneak Peek Open House June 30th

Are you curious to know what the expanded Nature Center will look like when it opens in October?  If so, stop by this Friday, anytime between 4 and 8 pm.  The doors will be open and Friends volunteers will be on hand to show you around and to tell you about all of the exciting […]

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2017 Annual Membership Meeting

Friends of Steele Creek Nature Center and Park’s 2017 annual membership meeting was held on Saturday, May 6th.  By all accounts, it was a great success.  Attendees arriving early were treated to a sneak preview of the Nature Center’s new addition.  Although none of our future exhibits have been built, large graphics on display (designed […]

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