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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100K Tree Day – Free Tree Seedlings!

The City of Bristol Tennessee, in conjunction with the Tennessee Environmental Council, is holding the 100K Tree Day. Trees will be given out for the annual planting event hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department. The Council provides bare-root seedlings at no cost to participants who agree to pick up the tress on Friday, February […]

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2016 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Winners Announced

Winners of the 2016 Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest were announced Friday evening just prior to Marq Marquette’s presentation on “A Photojournalist’s View of Nature, the Sun, Moon and Stars – Capturing Nature With Your Camera”.  Once again, this was a very successful show with lots of outstanding entries. Thanks to all those who submitted photos; without you, […]

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2016 Photo Contest and Show Announced!

It’s time to start getting your favorite Steele Creek Park photos ready to submit to our 2016 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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Springtime Is On Its Way!

It’s hard to believe (especially with more snow predicted for the next couple of days), but spring will soon be here… and with it, lots of activities at the Park! Several special events are on the calendar for the next couple of months. On Saturday, March 12th, the annual Tree Keepers Workshop will take place […]

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Winter Nature Center Programs

Just because colder weather is on the way doesn’t mean that things aren’t happening at the Park! Starting this Friday afternoon with a Winter Greenery Hike led by Don Holt, the Nature Center staff has a full lineup of hikes, talks and other activities covering such other diverse topics as winter astronomy, birds and aquarium keeping. […]

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2015 Wildlife weekend Photo Contest Winners Announced

Winners of the 2015 Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest were announced Friday evening just prior to Chris Duncan’s presentation on “Capturing Nature With Your Camera”. This was again a very successful show with some of the best entries we’ve had in recent years. Congratulations to all of the award the winners and thanks to all those […]

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Wildlife Weekend Schedule of Events – October 9 – 10

Wildlife Weekend is less than two weeks away.  It promises to be  another fun-filled and educational event, with “Capturing Nature With Your Camera” as this year’s focus (pun intended!).  There will be plenty of activities for nature lovers of all ages, including nature crafts for kids, a bird banding demonstration, a special scavenger hunt, several walks […]

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Last Chance for Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest

There are only two days left to submit photos for the annual Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest and Show to be held at the Park, October 9th and 10th.  The event is open to amateur photographers of all ages.  We’d love to see how you’ve captured the natural beauty and wonder of Steele Creek Park on your […]

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Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Reminder

Photography enthusiasts don’t forget… you have one month left to submit photos for the annual Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest and Show to be held at the Park, October 9th and 10th.  The event is open to amateur photographers of all ages.  We’d love to see how you’ve captured the natural beauty and wonder of Steele […]

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